FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 25, 2011

 

JESSICA GRAHAM NAMED LITTLE EAST
ROOKIE FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman Jessica Graham (Wakefield, RI) was named the Little East Conference Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at Connecticut College's Silfen Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

 

 RIC placed fourth (19 teams) with a score of 71.0, while the hosts won the meet with a score of 86.0.

 

 Graham took home first with a program record in the pole vault (2.90m). She also placed sixth in the 100m hurdles (17.92) and 10th in the 400m hurdles (1:17.21).

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Little East/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by Fitchburg State on Saturday, April 30.

 

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