FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 4, 2016

 

CUMMINS AND BRUNELLE EARN WEEKLY
LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE FIELD AWARDS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College senior Edward Cummins (Lincoln, RI) and freshman Melanie Brunelle (Warwick, RI) were recognized by the Little East Conference for their respective performances at the Coast Guard Invitational on April 2.

 

Cummins was named the Little East Conference Menís Field Athlete of the Week. He finished first in the hammer (57.80m), third in the discus (40.84m) and seventh in the shot (12.55m). The Anchormen finished fourth (11 teams) with a score of 82.0.

 

 

 Senior Edward Cummins

 

Brunelle was named the Little East Conference Womenís Rookie Field Athlete of the Week. Brunelle finished first in the high jump (1.58m) and eighth in the 800m (2:24.33). RIC finished eighth (12 teams) with a score of 47.0.

 

 

 Freshman Melanie Brunelle

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the American International College Invitational on Saturday, April 9.

 

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