FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 14, 2009

 

MANGUM NAMED LITTLE EAST
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-Sophomore Kim Mangum (Warwick, RI) was named the Little East Conference Field Athlete of the Week as she led the Rhode Island College women’s track and field team at the Harvard Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

 

 

Sophomore Kim Mangum

 

Mangum placed third (11.12m) in the triple jump and fifth (5.29) in the long jump, which were both new program records at Rhode Island College. She also teamed with sophomore Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI), senior Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) and junior Kayla DiBlasi (Smithfield, RI) to establish a new program record in the 4x440-yard relay, placing 8th with a time of 4:24.01.

 

Rhode Island College is off for finals and Christmas. The Anchorwomen will resume action on Saturday, Jan. 9 at the Yale Invitational.

 

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