FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 17, 2017

 

JEPHTE WAGNAC NAMED LITTLE EAST
ROOKIE FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman Jephte Wagnac (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the United States Coast Guard Academy Winter Invitational on Jan. 15.

 

Wagnac captured first place in the triple jump (12.07m) and finished second in both the long jump (6.10m) and the 400m (53.33). The team notched a second place finish and finished the 18-event meet with 83.0 points, while Coast Guard took home the team title with 164.0 points. Eastern Connecticut rounded out the field in third place with 79.0 points on the day.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to the Springfield Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 21 (9 a.m.).

 

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