FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 16, 2009

 

FLEMING NAMED LITTLE EAST
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-Rhode Island College senior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) was named the Little East Conference Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the New England Alliance Championships on Saturday, Feb. 14. It is the fourth time this season she has received this honor.

 

 

 

Fleming earned New England Alliance honors in five events. She placed first in both the high jump (1.60m) and in the 600 meters (1:41.79), second in the 1,000 meters (3:09.01), sixth in the long jump (4.92m) and third as part of the 4x400 meter relay (4:25.69).

 

Head Coach Kevin Jackson’s team placed third (11 teams) in the Alliance with a score of 109.0, while placing second (six teams) in the Little East with a score of 133.0

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by MIT on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21.

 

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