FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 24, 2010

 

DiBLASI & IBY LEAD
RIC WOMEN’S TRACK AT
ALLIANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

North Dartmouth, Mass.-The Rhode Island College women’s track & field team placed ninth (11 teams) overall and fifth (five teams) in the Little East at the New England Alliance Championships, hosted by UMass Dartmouth.

 

RIC totaled 24 points overall and 40 in league competition.

 

 

 Junior Kayla DiBlasi

 

Junior Kayla DiBlasi (Smithfield, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors in both the 100m hurdles (16.00) and 400m hurdles (67.80) with third and fourth place finishes, respectively.

 

 

 Senior Brooke Iby

 

Senior Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) earned N.E Alliance honors in the 400m (61.69) and triple jump (10.84m) with fifth and fourth place finishes, respectively. Iby was first in the triple jump among LEC competitors.

 

 

 Senior Ashley Nyzio

 

Senior Ashley Nyzio (Pawtucket, RI) earned All-Little East honors in the javelin (32.86m), finishing fourth among league competitors.

 

In upcoming action, select members of the team will compete at the N.E. Div. III Championships, hosted by Tufts on Saturday, May 1.

 

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