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June 22, 2012

 

DARIA BRABOY NAMED LITTLE EAST
ROOKIE TRACK ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman Daria Braboy (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Rookie Women's Track Athlete of the Year for her performance during the 2012 outdoor season.

 

Braboy was named the team MVP. Braboy placed 14th in the 400m (57.36) at the NCAA Championships on May 26. She earned All-ECAC honors in the 400m with a second place finish (56.32) and placed 11th in the 200m (25.69) at the ECAC Championships on May 18. She placed second in the 400m with a new program record (56.20), tied for 11th in the triple jump with a season-best leap (10.98m) and finished 15th in the 200m with a new program record (25.33) at the New England Open Championships on May 11-12. Braboy earned All-New England honors in two events at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 5. She was the New England Champion in the 400m (56.45) and also placed seventh in the triple jump (10.76). She picked up four N.E. Alliance honors, placing first in the 400m (57.69), third in the 200m (25.93), fourth in the triple jump (10.73m) and sixth in the 800m with a season-best time (2:24.35), while also placing 11th in the long jump (4.85m), at the Alliance Championships on April 28.

 

 

 

Braboy placed first in both the 400m (57.76) and the triple jump (10.88m), while notching second place finishes in both the 200m (26.33) and the long jump (4.70m), at the Silfen Invitational on April 28. She placed first in the 400m (57.02) and second in the triple jump (10.85m) at the Bernard Solomon Husky Invitational on April 14. Braboy placed first with a season-best performance in the long jump (5.02m), first in the 200m (26.57) and was also a member of the 1,600m sprint medley relay squad that earned a first place finish and established a new program record with a time of 4:21.80 at the Corsair Classic on April 7. She placed first in the long jump (4.88m) and fourth in the 800m (2:24.74) at the Coast Guard Bear Invitational on March 31. She was named the Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Week three times.

 

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