FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 9, 2012

 

KELLEY & BRABOY RECEIVE WEEKLY

LITTLE EAST TRACK HONORS

Providence, R.I.The Little East Conference honored Rhode Island College senior Amanda Kelley (Cumberland, RI) and freshman Daria Braboy (Providence, RI) for their respective performances at the Southern Maine Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 7.

 

Kelley was named the Little East Conference Field Athlete of the Week. She reached the ECAC Div. III standard and captured the weight throw and shot put events. Kelley won the 20-pound weight throw with a toss of 14.62m, while taking the shot competition with a heave of 11.86m.

 

Braboy was named the Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Week. She finished second in both the 200m (26.68) and triple jump (10.63m), while placing third in the 55m (7.60).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 14 (10 a.m.).

 

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