FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 8, 2016

 

BRUNELLE EARNS SIXTH WEEKLY
LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE AWARD

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 Scarlet and White Invitational hosted by Boston University on Saturday, Feb. 6. It is the sixth Rookie Field Athlete of the Week honor for Brunelle on the season.

 

The Anchorwomen finished 10th (26 teams) in the meet which features competitors from all three NCAA divisions with a score of 14.0.

 

 

 

Brunelle finished second in the high jump (1.65m), set a new school record by finishing fifth in the 500m (1:14.53) and broke another school mark by finishing fifth in the triple jump (11.56m).

 

In upcoming action, the Anchorwomen will travel to Plymouth State to compete at the 2016 Little East Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday, Feb. 13 (10 a.m.).

 

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