FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 18, 2017

 

SHAYNA COUSINEAU NAMED LITTLE EAST
WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY ROOKIE RUNNER OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman Shayna Cousineau (Cranston, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Cross Country Rookie of the Week for her performance at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 16.

 

Cousineau was impressive in her collegiate debut as she was the Anchorwomen’s top finisher, placing 26th (19:17.99) in a field of 299 runners. The Anchorwomen notched a 31st place finish at the 40-team event.

 

 

 

Head Coach Timothy Rudd said, “I was extremely impressed by freshman Shayna Cousineau's performance.  She was the top performer from our conference and for freshmen overall.”

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Gordon College to take part in the Pop Crowell Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 23 (10:45 a.m.).

 

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