Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Team Wins Championship

Island captured the 2011 Atlantic 10 Men’s Outdoor Track & Field Championship, completing a sweep of the indoor and outdoor conference crowns. The Rams compiled 179 points—including 100 on day two—to capture URI’s eighth Atlantic 10 team title. Coach John Copeland earned 2011 Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year honors. URI had four individual gold medalists: Trent Baltzell (decathlon), Wayne Seaton (400m hurdles), Jacob Keeling (javelin), and Rainford Thomas (high jump).