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February 14, 2011

 

Mangum Named Little East Field Athlete of the Week

Providence, RIRhode Island College sophomore Kim Mangum (Warwick, RI) was named the Little East Conference Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the New England Alliance Championships, hosted by Southern Maine on Saturday, Feb. 12.

 

 

 Sophomore Kim Mangum

 

            Mangum was the highlight of the RIC contingent as the only Anchorwoman to win an event with her 10.68m showing in the triple jump.  Mangum earned N.E. All-Alliance honors again with a third place leap in the long jump (5.15m). She also placed 15th in the high jump (1.43m).

 

The New England Alliance is a combination of competitive track teams from the Little East and Massachusetts State College (MASCAC) conferences. As a team, the Anchorwomen placed seventh out of 10 teams in the Alliance with 47.0 points and fourth out of six teams in the Little East Conference with 70.0 points. The University of Southern Maine won both the Alliance and Little East championships, with point totals of 162 and 214, respectively.

 

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