FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 2, 2009

 

MANGUM EARNS LEC ROOKIE HONORS FOR FOURTH TIME

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference selected Rhode Island College freshman Kim Mangum (Warwick, RI) as its Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for the fourth time this season for her performance at the URI Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 31.

 

 

 Freshman Kim Mangum

 

She continued her stellar performance as she placed third in the long jump (4.95m), third in the triple jump (10.98m), 14th in the 200 meters (29.10) and third as part of the 4x400 meter relay (4:23.02). Her distance in the triple jump is a new program record, surpassing the previous mark she established last week.

 

The Rhode Island College women’s indoor track and field team took part in the URI Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 31. It was an individual meet with no team scoring. In addition to the Rams, Providence College, Bryant and Central Connecticut also competed. The Anchorwomen were the lone Div. III representative.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will compete at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday, Feb. 7.

 

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