FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

 

May 10, 2004

 

Marc Piette Earns Little East Conference
Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week Honors

 

Providence, RI--Rhode Island College junior Marc Piette (Woonsocket, RI) was named the Little East Conference Men’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Northeastern, on May 8. Piette placed 14th in the hammer, an event dominated by Div. I competitors, with a distance of 163’01”. This is the second time Piette has earned this honor this spring.

 

In other action this spring, Piette earned All-New England honors in the hammer throw, placing eighth with a throw of 164'08". He earned All-Alliance/Little East honors by placing first in the hammer throw with a distance of 171’07’’ at the LEC/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Apr. 24. He also placed 15th in the shot with a distance of 35’06.50’’ at the Alliance Championships.

 

He is a physical education/health major and a 2000 graduate of Woonsocket High School. 

 

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