FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 16, 2007

 

Mary Ellen Horsman Named Little East Conference Women's Field Athlete of the Week

 

Providence, RIRhode Island College sophomore thrower Mary Ellen Horsman (Barrington, RI) was named the Little East Conference Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Edward J. Swanson Invitational, hosted by Wesleyan, on Saturday, Apr. 14.

 

She placed first in the hammer with a throw of 41.53 meters, qualifying her for both the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and New England Div. III Championships later this spring.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Silfen Invitational, hosted by Connecticut College on Saturday, Apr. 21.

 

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