FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 19, 2015

 

CUMMINS & LEGALL RECEIVE WEEKLY LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE TRACK & FIELD HONORS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College junior Edward Cummins (Lincoln, RI) and freshman Akiel Legall (Providence, RI) were recognized by the Little East Conference for their respective performances at the Coast Guard Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 17.

 

The Anchormen placed second at the event with 137 points. Coast Guard earned the victory with 229 points.

 

Cummins was named the Little East Conference Men's Field Athlete of the Week. He placed third in the shot (12.84m), while breaking the school record with a first place finish in the weight throw (18.35m).

 

 

 Junior Edward Cummins

 

Legall was named the Little East Conference Men's Rookie Field Athlete of the Week. He earned first place finishes in both the 55m (6.77) and the long jump (6.50m), as well as a second place finish in the 200m (23.90). It is the second time this season Legall has received this weekly award.

 

 

 Freshman Akiel Legall

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island will compete at the Wesleyan Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 24.

 

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