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February 21, 2005

 

Kate McCalligett Named Little East Women’s Track Athlete of the Week

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College senior Kate McCalligett (Warwick, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the New England Division III Championship on Saturday, Feb. 19.

 

McCalligett placed first in the 400 meters and fourth in the 200 meters with times of 59.97 and 26.62, respectively.

 

She is a nursing major and a 2001 graduate of Pilgrim High School.

 

Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team competed at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Smith College, on Saturday, Feb. 19. RIC placed 11th (24 teams) with a team score of 21. Williams College won the New England Division III Championships with a team score of 212. In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Boston University, on Saturday, Feb. 26.

 

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