Shamar Spruill Wins Weight Throw at Springfield Track & Field Invite

Shamar Spruill
Shamar Spruill

Springfield, Mass.--Senior Shamar Spruill (Providence, RI) won the weight throw and took a second place finish in the shot as the Rhode Island College men's track and field team opened the 2018-19 season at the Springfield Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

• There was no team scoring for the event that featured some of the top teams in the Northeast region.

• Spruill took first place in the weight throw (17.44m) and had a second place finish in the shot (13.01m).

• Freshman Matthew Thibaudeau (Lincoln, RI) finished second in the weight throw (14.09m), while senior Adam Stomberg (West Greenwich, RI) registered a fifth place (10.42m) finish in the same event.

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host its meet at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Saturday, Dec. 8 (11 a.m.).