FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 29, 2013

 

JAMES & CUMMINS EARN WEEKLY
LITTLE EAST TRACK HONORS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshmen Jarell James (Providence, RI) and Edward Cummins (Lincoln, RI) were honored by the Little East Conference for their respective performances at the 2013 N.E. Alliance Championships, hosted by Bridgewater State on Saturday.

 

James was named the Little East Rookie Track Athlete of the Week for the third time this season. He earned N.E. Alliance honors in four events. James was the N.E. Alliance Champion with first place finishes in the 200m (22.07), 400m (48.93), and the 4x400m relay (3:20.76), while also placing third in the long jump (6.76m).

 

 

 Freshman Jarell James

 

Cummins was named the Little East Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for the fourth time this season. He earned N.E. Alliance honors, and was the Little East Champion, with a second place finish in the hammer (50.40m).

 

 

 Freshman Edward Cummins

 

The Alliance Championship is comprised of institutions from the MASCAC and Little East Conference. The Anchormen captured the program's first-ever Little East title by placing first (six teams) with a score of 174.0. RIC finished second (11 teams) in the Alliance with a team score of 118.0.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the 2013 N.E. Div. III Championships, hosted by Colby on Saturday, May 5.

 

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