FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 7, 2014

 

CUMMINS & BARRETTE EARN WEEKLY LITTLE EAST
ROOKIE FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK HONORS

North Dartmouth, Mass.-Rhode Island College freshmen Steven Vazquez (Central Falls, RI) and Destinee Barrette (Warwick, RI) were each named the Little East Conference Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for men's and women's outdoor track and field for their respective performances at the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Invitational on April 5.

 

Vazquez finished first in the high jump (1.98m) to go along with an 18th place finish in the 400m (53.36). The Anchormen finished 10th overall (22 teams) with a score of 32. Bridgewater State won the meet with a score of 121.

 

 

 Freshman Steven Vazquez

 

Barrette placed first in the hammer (48.43m). The Anchorwomen finished seventh overall (21 teams) with a score of 43. Colby won the meet with a score of 139.

 

 

 Freshman Destinee Barrette

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College competes in the Brown University Invitational on Saturday, April 12 (10 a.m.).

 

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