FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 27, 2009

 

FLEMING NAMED LITTLE EAST CO-FIELD
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference named Rhode Island College senior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) the Co-Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the New England Alliance Championships, hosted by Westfield State on Apr. 25.

 

 

 

Rhode Island College finished third overall (111.5). Westfield State won the meet (162.5) and Southern Maine was second (136.0). RIC captured individual titles in four events and the 4x400m relay. The Anchorwomen placed second in the Little East Conference.

 

She was the New England Alliance Champion in the high jump (1.70m-new program record), the 800m (2:22.21) and as part of the 4x400m relay (4:12.03). She also earned New England Alliance honors in the long jump, placing sixth (4.82m).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Springfield on Friday and Saturday, May 1-2.

 

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