FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

March 10, 2008

 

 

 

STEINA FLEMMING & KAYLA FLEMING
QUALIFY FOR
NCAA DIV. III WOMEN’S INDOOR
TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

 

 

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College sophomore Steina Flemming (Tortola, BVI) and junior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) have qualified for the NCAA Div. III Women’s Indoor Track and Field Championships, which will be hosted by Ohio Northern University on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 14-15.

 

 

 

Steina Flemming will compete in the 55 meters and is currently ranked fifth in the nation in that event. She recently broke the RIC record in the 55 meters, placing fifth in the finals with a time of 7.17 at the New England Open Championships on Mar. 1. Fleming earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in three events at the Little East/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Feb. 16. She was the Alliance/Little East Champion in the 55 meters, placing first with a time of 7.34. Flemming also placed second in the 200 meters with a time of 27.28 and third as part of the 4x200 meter relay with a time of 1:52.21.

 

 

 

 

 

 Steina Flemming

 

 

 

Kayla Fleming will compete in the high jump and is currently ranked seventh in the nation in that event. She earned All-ECAC honors in the high jump, placing fourth with a leap of 1.66 meters at the ECAC Championships on Mar. 8. Fleming earned All-Alliance/Little East honors in four events at the Little East/MASCAC Alliance Championships on Feb. 16. She was the Alliance/Little East Champion in the long jump, placing first with a leap of 5.09 meters. Fleming placed second, and tied the meet record, in the high jump with a 1.65-meter effort. She also placed second in the 1,000 meters with a time of 3:07.58 and as part of the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 4:17.65.

 

 

 

 

 Kayla Fleming

 

 

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