FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

April 8, 2011

 

 

 

KIM MANGUM NAMED LITTLE EAST
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

 

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College sophomore Kim Mangum (Warwick, RI) was named the Little East Conference Field Athlete of the Year for her performance in women’s indoor track & field this winter.

 

 

 

During the season, Mangum earned All-ECAC honors in the triple jump, placing eighth (11.28m) with a new program record effort at the ECAC Championships on March 5. She also helped the 4x400m relay team establish a new RIC mark (4:06.27). Mangum finished 17th in the triple jump (10.86m) at the NEICAAA Championship Meet on Feb. 26. She placed 16th in the long jump (4.88m) and 18th in the triple jump (10.20m) at the N.E. Div. III Championships on Feb. 19.

 

 

 

Mangum earned a pair of N.E. Alliance honors by winning the triple jump (10.68m) and taking third with a season-best performance in the long jump (5.15m) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. She also finished 15th with a season-best performance in the high jump (1.43m). She finished 10th in the triple jump (10.73m) and 21st in the long jump (4.73m) at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. Mangum placed second in the high jump (1.42m) and third in the triple jump (10.02m) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15.

 

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