FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

April 5, 2008

 

 

 

RIC WOMEN’S TRACK PLACES SIXTH
AT COAST GUARD INVITATIONAL

 

 

 

New London, CT—The Rhode Island College women’s outdoor track and field team placed sixth (12 teams) with a score of 75.0 at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday afternoon. The host’s won the meet with a score of 122.0.

 

 

 

Junior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) had another outstanding meet, placing first (1.60 meters) in the high jump, fourth (5.03 meters) in the long jump and second in the 800 meters (2:24.35).

 

 

Junior Mary Ellen Horsman (Barrington, RI) placed first (44.95 meters) in the hammer.

 

Sophomore Stephanie Bucci (Smithfield, RI) placed second (41.33 meters) in the hammer and fourth (30.66 meters) in the discus. Freshman Rachael Santaniello (Exeter, RI) placed fourth (35.11) in the hammer.

 

Sophomore Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) placed second in the triple jump (10.10 meters) and ninth in the 400 meters (1:05.47). Freshman Kayla DiBlasi (Smithfield, RI) placed fifth (16.83), while classmate Jamie Nunes (Lincoln, RI) placed eighth (17.40), in the 100 meter hurdles.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 12.

 

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