FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 23, 2009

 

FLEMING TABBED AS LEC
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-The Little East Conference tabbed Rhode Island College senior Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) as the Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Bowdoin on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 20-21. It is the fifth time this season she has received this honor.

 

 

 

Fleming was the New England Champion in the high jump, placing first with a 1.63-meter effort amongst a field of 17 competitors. She also placed 12th in the 600 meters with a time of 1:42.46 and 11th as part of the 4x400 meter relay with a time of 4:16.72.

 

RIC finished 14th (24 teams) with 13.0 points. MIT won the meet with a score of 134.

 

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28.

 

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