FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

December 13, 2008

 

 

 

DiBLASI & MANGUM EARN WEEKLY LITTLE EAST AWARDS

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College sophomore Kayla DiBlasi (Smithfield, RI) and freshman Kim Mangum (Warwick, RI) were honored by the Little East Conference for their performance at the Harvard Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 13.

 

 

 

 DiBlasi was named the Little East Conference Women's Track Athlete of the Week. She established a new school record in the preliminary round of the 60 meter hurdles with a time of 10.16. DiBlasi placed 13th in the finals with a time of 10.24.

 

 

 

 Sophomore Kayla DiBlasi

 

 

Mangum was named the Little East Conference Women's Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week. She established a new school-record in the triple jump, placing fifth with a 10.70-meter effort. She also placed 31st in the 60 meters with a time of 8.76.

 

 

 

 Freshman Kim Mangum

 

Rhode Island College is off for finals and the holidays. Head Coach Kevin Jackson's team will resume action at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 16.

 

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