FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 9, 2012

 

BLEST NORRIS NAMED LITTLE EAST
TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RIóRhode Island College sophomore Blest Norris (Grosse Pointe, MI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Corsair Classic on Saturday, April 7. It is the second time this spring he has received this award.

 

Norris posted a time of 11.00 in the 100m to lock up first place and qualify for the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championship, while also finishing third in the 200m with a time of 23.30.

 

 

 

Norris helped Rhode Island College to a sixth place finish (14 teams) at the Corsair Classic Track and Field Invitational hosted by UMass Dartmouth on Saturday. The Anchormen finished with a team score of 57, while UMass Dartmouth won the meet with a 141.50.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday, April 14.

 

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