April 26, 2011
WORCESTER, Mass. - The University of Rhode Island men's track & field team won 11 events en route to a meet victory at Holy Cross on Tuesday afternoon at Hart Track.
Rhody notched 217 points to outlast New Hampshire (154), Holy Cross (136) and Worcester State (113).
The Rams got the meet started in a big way as William Janes (58.90m), Thaddeus Kusiak (56.66m) and Justin Nicoll (54.86m) finished in the top three spots of the hammer throw event. Senior Jacob Keeling won both the shot put (16.10m) and javelin throw events (59.64m), while teammate Winthrop Smith was third in the javelin with a mark of 53.74m.
Wayne Seaton continued his strong outdoor season as he won both the 110m (14.60) and 400m (54.74) hurdles. Shaikat Bardhan (14.86) was runner-up in the 110m hurdles, while Andrew Shea (55.43) was runner-up in the 400m hurdles.
Rhode Island will be back in action this Friday to take part in the Penn Relays. The two-day event begins at 10 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday and takes place at Philadelphia's Franklin Field.