FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 29, 2018

 

ANTHONY SHEPARD NAMED LITTLE EAST
MENíS ROOKIE FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman Anthony Shepard (Wakefield, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at Boston Universityís John Thomas Terrier Classic on Saturday, Jan. 27.

 

It is the third consecutive week that Shepard has received this honor. The meet featured some of the top NCAA Div. I, II and III programs in New England.

 

 

 

Shepard took home 10th place in the long jump (6.74m).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to the Reggie Lewis Center in Boston for the New England Open Championship on Saturday, Feb. 3 (10 a.m.).

 

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