FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 25, 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 Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 23. It is the fourth time this season that she has received this award.

 

Brunelle finished first in the 60m hurdles (9.85), high jump (1.62m) and in the triple jump (11.03m), while also competing as a member of the first place distance medley relay (14:35.48).

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Boston University Invitational on Friday, Jan. 29.

 

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