FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 6, 2014

 

WOSENCROFT & BARRETTE LEAD RIC TRACK & FIELD
AT TUFTS LAST CHANCE MEET

Medford, Mass.-Sophomore Autumn Wosencroft (Newport, RI) and freshman Destinee Barrette (Warwick, RI) took home first place finishes in the long jump and weight throw, respectively, as the Rhode Island College menís and womenís track & field teams participated in the Tufts Last Chance Meet on Thursday afternoon.

 

It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

Wosencroft won the long jump (5.45m), while Barrette finished first in the weight throw (15.22m).

 

 

 Freshman Destinee Barrette

 

Junior Daria Braboy (Providence, RI) placed second in both the 400m (59.48) and the triple jump (11.17m).

 

On the menís side, freshman Steven Vazquez (Central Falls, RI) finished third in the high jump (2.03m).

 

It was the final meet for the squad before the NCAA Div. III Menís and Womenís Track & Field Championships, which will be held in Lincoln, Nebraska on March 14-15.

 

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