FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 23, 2015

 

VAZQUEZ & LEGALL EARN WEEKLY
LITTLE EAST TRACK & FIELD AWARDS

Providence, R.I.-Sophomore Steven Vazquez (Central Falls, RI) and freshman Akiel Legall (Providence, RI) were recognized by Little East Conference for their respective performances at the 2015 New England Div. III Indoor Menís Track and Field Championships on Feb 21.

 

Vazquez was named the Little East Menís Field Athlete of the Week for the third time this season. He earned All-New England honors by finishing first in the high jump (2.16m), which broke his own program record.

 

 

 Sophomore Steven Vazquez

 

Legall was named the Little East Menís Rookie Track Athlete of the Week for the fifth time this season. He placed ninth in the long jump (6.46m) and 17th in the 200m (23.62) at the qualifier-only competition.

 

 

 Freshman Akiel Legall

 

Head Coach Kevin Jacksonís team placed 14th (26 teams) with a score of 22.0 points.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the N.E. Open Championships on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28.

 

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