FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 1, 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 Womenís Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for the ninth time this winter after her performance at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Boston University on Feb. 26-27.

 

The Anchorwomen finished 25th (36 teams) with a score of 25.0. Northeastern won the meet with a score of 157.0.

 

 

 

Brunelle was named the Little East Conference Womenís Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for the ninth time this winter. She finished second in the triple jump (11.86m; new school record) and 14th in the high jump (1.61m). 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Tufts Last Chance Meet on Friday, March 4.

 

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