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Women's Track & Field 32nd At New England Championships

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BOSTON, Mass., May 8, 2004 – Springfield College men’s and women’s outdoor track & field teams finished 26th and 32nd, respectively, at the New England Championships held Friday and Saturday at Northeastern University.

The University of Rhode Island captured the men’s title, while Boston College prevailed on the women’s side.

On the men’s side, junior Matt Acciaioli (Warwick, R.I.) placed fourth in the shot put (16.25 m). Freshman Chris Allen (Sandwich, Mass.) finished seventh in the high jump (1.96 m) while senior Jason Mandolesi (Wilbraham, Mass.) placed seventh in the discus throw (43.68 m). All three were named to the All-New England team.

For the women, junior Leah Sullivan (Northboro, Mass.) finished seventh in the discus throw (39.78 m), and sophomore Yasmin Goris (Worcester, Mass.) placed eighth in 100 meters (12.67), marking the first time in nearly a decade that an SC sprinter reached the finals in that event. Both Sullivan and Goris earned All-New England honors.
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Jim Pennington Jim Pennington enters his 30th season as head coach of the Springfield College women’s cross country and track and field teams in 2013-2014. Under Pennington’s direction, the Pride has recorded seven top 20 finishes at the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Championships, and seven top 15 finishes at the NCAA Cross Country Championships. Read more.

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