FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 21, 2015

 

AKIEL LEGALL NAMED ECAC
MEN'S TRACK & FIELD CO-ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman Akiel Legall (Providence, RI) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference Men's Track Co-Rookie of the Week for his performance 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.

 

Legall was named the Little East Conference Men's Rookie Field Athlete of the Week on Monday. 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.

 

 

 

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

 

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