FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 21, 2014

 

VAZQUEZ AND BARRETTE NAMED LITTLE EAST ROOKIE FIELD ATHLETES OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Freshmen Destinee Barrette (Warwick, RI) and Steven Vazquez (Central Falls, RI) were each named the Little East Conference Rookie Field Athletes of the Week for their respective performances at the Silfen Invitational on Saturday, April 19.

 

 

 Freshman Destinee Barrette

 

Barrette continued to build on a strong rookie campaign for the Anchorwomen, as she placed first in the hammer (46.43m) and second in both the shot (10.41m) and the discus (30.37m).

 

Meanwhile, Vazquez led the Anchormen to a second place finish after taking first place in the high jump (1.98m) to go along with a second place finish in the triple jump (12.71m).

 

 

 Freshman Steven Vazquez

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College menís and womenís outdoor track & field will compete at the N.E. Alliance Championships, hosted by UMass Dartmouth, on Saturday, April 26 (10 a.m.).

 

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