FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 28, 2015

 

AKIEL LEGALL NAMED ECAC ROOKIE
TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College  freshman Akiel Legall (Providence, RI) was named the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) N.E. Men's Rookie Track Athlete of the Week for his performances at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 24.

 

 This is the second time this season Legall has received this award.

 

 

 

Legall, who was the Little East Conference Men's Rookie Track Athlete of the Week, continued his stellar freshman campaign with first place finishes in both the long jump (6.55m) and 200m (23.35), while taking second in the 60m (7.18). It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Boston University Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 31.

 

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