FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 21, 2007

 

Horsman & Fleming Place First at Silfen Invitational

 

New London, CTóHead Coach Kevin Jacksonís womenís outdoor track and field team competed at the Silfen Invitational, hosted by Connecticut College on Saturday, Apr. 21. The Anchorwomen placed sixth (14 teams) with a score of 73. Coast Guard won the meet with a score of 142.50.

 

Sophomore Mary Ellen Horsman (Barrington, RI) placed first in the weight throw with a distance of 43.99 meters.

 

Sophomore Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) placed first in the long jump with a leap of 4.78 meters.

 

Sophomore Ashley Nyzio (Pawtucket, RI) placed second in the javelin with a 39.02-meter effort.

 

Freshman Stephanie Bucci (Smithfield, RI) placed sixth in the shot, fifth in the discus and fifth in the hammer with distances of 10.42, 29.64 and 43.99, respectively.

 

Freshman Elizabeth Ann Glunt (Altoona, PA) placed third in the long jump at 4.51 meters and 10th in the 400 meters with a time of 1:08.29.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Little East Conference/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by Fitchburg State on Saturday, Apr. 28.

 

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