PAWTUCKET, R.I. - The 2018 Little East Conference (LEC)/New England Alliance (NEA) Indoor Track & Field Championships are set to be held Saturday, February 10 at the Providence Career & Technical Academy. Rhode Island College is serving as the host of the championships, which will see the field events begin at noon and the track events get underway at 1 p.m.
TICKETS: Admission is $5 for all individuals 12 and older.
LEC PARTICIPATING TEAMS: Eastern Connecticut, Keene State, UMass Boston, UMass Dartmouth, Plymouth State, Rhode Island College, Southern Maine.
DIRECTIONS/PARKING: Parking is immediate available at the facility, which is located at 41 Fricker Street, Providence, RI 02903.
CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY: Southern Maine has won three straight LEC men's title, and has won seven of the last nine conference championships. The Huskies are also in search of their 18th consecutive LEC women's title, and their 20th overall. Southern Maine has won each of the last 17 NEA women's titles and each of the last two NEA men's titles.
RETURNING MEN'S INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS:
Warren Bartlett (Plymouth State, Jr.) – 1,000 (2:34.41)*
Joao Baptista (UMass Dartmouth, Jr.) – High Jump (1.99m)
Sam Brunnette (Plymouth State, Jr.) – Mile (4:17.78)*, 3,000 (8:49.45)*
Jared Hannon (Keene State, Jr.) – Long Jump (6.67m)
Ron Helderman (Southern Maine, Sr.) – Pole Vault (4.75m)*
Jared Louf-Woods (UMass Dartmouth, Sr.) – Shot Put (15.00m), Weight Throw (17.02m)
Jared Marshall (Southern Maine, Jr.) – 55 Hurdles (7.75)*, 200 Dash (22.39)*
Dominic Nda (UMass Boston, Sr.) – 55 Dash (6.49)*
George Papoulis (UMass Dartmouth, So.) – 600 (1:20.87)*
RETURNING WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL CHAMPIONS:
Destinee Barrette (Rhode Island College, Sr.) – Weight Throw (14.41m)
Neka Dias (Southern Maine, Sr.) – 55 Hurdles (8.71)
Eleni Grammas (Rhode Island College, Jr.) – 55 Dash (7.48)*
Wadeline Jonathas (UMass Boston, So.) – 200 (25.15)*, High Jump (1.57m), Long Jump (5.57m)*
Samantha McCosky (Eastern Connecticut, Jr.) – 5,000 (19:03.38)
* indicates LEC and NEA Champion