FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 19, 2009

 

IBY AND FLEMING EARN WEEKLY LITTLE EAST TRACK HONORS

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference recognized Rhode Island College junior Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) and senior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) for their performances at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 17.

 

 

 Junior Brooke Iby

 

Iby was named the Little East Conference Women’s Track Athlete of the Week. She placed first in the 55 meters (8.12), second in the triple jump (9.81 meters), while also taking the top spot as part of the 4x200 meter relay squad (1:54.73) and finishing second as part of the 4x400 meter relay (4:30.30).

 

 

 Senior Kayla Fleming

 

Fleming was named the Little East Conference Women’s Field Athlete of the Week for the second time this season. She placed first the high jump (1.51 meters), while also taking the top spot in the mile (5:45.27) and placing second as part of the 4x400 meter relay squad (4:30.30).

 

Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s Anchorwomen placed first at the Coast Guard Invitational, totaling 241 points. The hosts were second (138), while Connecticut College (122) and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (18) rounded out the field.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchormen will compete at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 24.

 

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