FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 30, 2009

 

NYZIO AND MANGUM EARN
WEEKLY LITTLE EAST HONORS

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference honored Rhode Island College junior Ashley Nyzio (Pawtucket, RI) and freshman Kim Mangum (Warwick, RI) for their performances in women’s outdoor track and field as the team opened the 2009 season at the Trinity Invitational this past Saturday. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

 

 Junior Ashley Nyzio

 

Nyzio was named the Little East Conference Field Athlete of the Week. She placed first in the javelin (38.00m).

 

 

 Freshman Kim Mangum

 

Mangum was named the Little East Conference Rookie Field Athlete of the Week. She established a new program record in the triple jump with a first place (11.10m) leap.

 

In addition to her efforts in the triple jump, Mangum was second in the long jump (4.92m) and as part of the 4x400m relay (4:13.43).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Coast Guard on Saturday, Apr.4 .

 

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