FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 6, 2009

 

KAYLA FLEMING NAMED LITTLE EAST
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference named Rhode Island College senior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) as its Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 4.

 

 

 

She established a new program record in the high jump with a first place, 1.68m-effort. She also placed first in the long jump (4.60m), second in the 4x400m relay (4:17.51) and fifth in the 800m (2:27.82).

 

The Anchorwomen captured the Coast Guard Invitational title with 135 points, outdistancing second place Westfield State by 30 points. Thirteen teams took part in the meet.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday, Apr. 11.

 

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