FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 10, 2008

 

RIC WOMEN SEE ACTION AT NEICAAA NEW ENGLAND OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

Durham, N.H.—The Rhode Island College women’s outdoor track and field team competed at the 2008 NEICAAA Championships, hosted by the University of New Hampshire on Friday and Saturday, May 9-10. The Anchorwomen did not score as a team. Boston College won the meet with a team score of 131.

 

Junior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) tied for ninth place in the high jump with a 1.60-meter effort.

 

 

 Kayla Fleming

 

Freshman Kayla DiBlasi (Smithfield, RI) posted a time of 1:07.96 in the 400 meter hurdles.

 

Sophomore Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) posted a 10.24-meter effort in the triple jump. Junior Mary Ellen Horsman (Barrington, RI) recorded a 42.48-meter effort in the hammer.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will compete at the 2008 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships on Thursday and Friday, May 15-16.

 

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