FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 20, 2009

 

MANGUM NAMED LITTLE EAST
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference named Rhode Island College freshman Kim Mangum (Warwick, RI) as its Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Silfen Invitational on Saturday, April 18.

 

 

 

She finished second in both the long (5.17m) and triple jumps (10.70m), while placing third in the high jump (1.40m).

 

The Rhode Island College women’s outdoor track and field team captured the Silfen Invitational, finishing first amongst a 13-team field with 133.50 points. They outdistanced second place Worcester State by 2.50 points.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Alliance Championships, hosted by Westfield State on Saturday, Apr. 25.

 

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