FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 26, 2016

 

MCCAFFREY AND GOMES RECEIVE WEEKLY
LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE CROSS COUNTRY HONORS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College sophomore Margaret McCaffrey (East Greenwich, RI) has been named the Little East Conference Womenís Cross Country Runner of the Week, while RIC freshman Helder Gomes (Pawtucket, RI) earned LEC Menís Cross Country Rookie of the Week honors, for their respective performances at the Pop Crowell Invitational on Sept. 24.

 

McCaffrey recorded a season-best time of 20:49 to finish in 20th place (120 runners).  The talented sophomore helped the Anchorwomen to a fourth place finish at the 11-team event.

 

 

 Sophomore Margaret McCaffrey

 

Gomes notched a season-best time of 29:22, which was good for a 24th place finish in the field of 74 runners for the Anchormen.

 

 

 Freshman Helder Gomes

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the James Earley Invitational, hosted by Westfield State on Saturday, Oct. 8.

 

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