FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 19, 2011

 

O’CONNOR NAMED LITTLE EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI—Freshman Alyssa O’Connor (Portsmouth, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week for her performance at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 17.

 

O’Connor placed 51st (258 competitors) with a time of 20:01.26 to lead the Rhode Island College women’s cross country team to a 24th place (37 teams) finish to open the 2011 season.

 

 

 

She is an elementary education major and a 2009 graduate of Portsmouth High School.

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will head to Chicopee, Mass. for the Elms College Invitational on Saturday, September 24 at 11 a.m.

 

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