FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 30, 2012

 

BRABOY NAMED LITTLE EAST ROOKIE TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman Daria Braboy (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Rookie Track Athlete of the Week for her performance at the Terrier Invitational on Friday, Jan. 27. It is the third time this season she has received this accolade.

 

Braboy placed 17th in 400m (58.37), 14th in the triple jump (10.79m), 25th in the 200m (25.98) and teamed up with freshman Kayla Cataldo (Ronkonkoma, NY), sophomore Natasha Miller (Wakefield, RI) and freshman Chelsea Key (Putnam, CT) to finish 16th in the 4x400m relay (4:05.77).

 

 

 

Her marks in both the 200m and 400m were new program records and qualified her for both the N.E. Open and ECAC Div. III Championships.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Alliance Championships, hosted by Southern Maine on Saturday, Feb. 11.

 

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