FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 2, 2016

 

CUMMINS & BRUNELLE EARN WEEKLY
LITTLE EAST TRACK & FIELD AWARDS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College senior Edward Cummins (Lincoln, RI) and freshman Melanie Brunelle (Warwick, RI) were each recognized by the Little East Conference for their respective performances at the John Thomas Terrier Classic, hosted by Boston University on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 29-30.

 

 

 Senior Edward Cummins

 

Cummins was named the Little East Menís Field Athlete of the Week. He finished seventh in the weight throw (18.65m) and also placed 48th in the shot (12.48m).

 

Brunelle was named the Little East Womenís Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for the fifth time this season. She finished 12th and established a new program record in the triple jump (11.49m). Brunelle also finished 23rd in the high jump (1.55m) and 67th in the 60m hurdles (9.87), while also competing as a member of the 43rd-place 4x400m relay (4:09.43).

 

 

 Freshman Melanie Brunelle

 

It was an individual meet with no team scoring. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will return to Boston University for another competition on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 5-6.

 

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