FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 11, 2016

 

MELANIE BRUNELLE NAMED LITTLE EAST
ROOKIE FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman Melanie Brunelle (Warwick, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for her performance at the AIC Yellow Jacket Invitational on Saturday, April 9.

 

She finished first in the 400m hurdles (1:03.63;program record), fourth in the triple jump (11.26m) and seventh in the high jump (1.60m).

 

 

 

Rhode Island College finished seventh (21 teams) with a team score of 43.0. Stonehill won the invitational with a score of 100.60.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Silfen Invitational on Saturday, April 16.

 

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