Regents Open 2011 Track Campaign
Monday, January 17, 2011
Posted by: Regents Sports Information
KENOSHA, Wis. – The Rockford College Indoor Track and Field teams opened their 2011 campaign in excellent fashion at Private College Invitational at Carthage College. The Regents set two new school records and established another. Overall, the ladies finished in 10th place, while the men failed to record a team score.
Senior Heather Goodrich (Tinley Park, Ill./ Victor J. Andrew) broke her own record in the triple jump with an effort of 9.44 M, for a sixth place finish. Freshman Ashley Eggert (Machesney Park, Ill./ Harlem) finished 16th in the 800 Meters in a time of 2:46.94, shaving six seconds off the previous record.
On the men’s side, John Francour (Wadsworth, Ill./ Warren Township) became the first Regents to compete in the shot put, recording a 9.46 meter throw. Several Regents men also finished in the top 20 of their individual events including Bobby Tassone (Sandwich, Ill./ Sandwich) who finished 17th in the 200 meters (25.51 seconds), Amour Muro (Das es Salaam, Tanzania/ Waterford) who finished 17th in the 400 meters (59.91 seconds), Victor Reyes (Winthrop Harbor, Ill./ Benton Harbor) who finished the 3000 meters in a time of 9:30.19 for a 15th place finish.
The Regents will Illinois College on Saturday, January 22 for the Snow Bird Open.