FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 3, 2011

 

ALYSSA O'CONNOR NAMED LITTLE EAST
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Freshman Captures League Accolade for Third Straight Week

Providence, R.I.-Freshman Alyssa O’Connor (Portsmouth, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week for the third consecutive week after her performance at the Pop Crowell Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 1.

 

 She finished fourth overall (270 runners) with a time of 19:29 to lead Rhode Island College to an eighth place (26 teams) finish. The Anchorwomen totaled a score of 263. Saint Anselm College won the meet with a score of 56.0.

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Westfield State Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 8.

 

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