FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 4, 2017

 

BARRETTE, COUSINEAU & YANG EARN WEEKLY LITTLE EAST WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD HONORS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College senior Destinee Barrette (Warwick, RI), freshman Chelsea Yang (Warwick, RI) and freshman Shayna Cousineau (Cranston, RI) were recognized by the Little East Conference for their respective performances at the UMass Boston Winter Open on Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

 

 Senior Destinee Barrette

 

Barrette was named the Little East Field Athlete of the Week. She placed third (13.69m) in the weight throw.

 

Yang was named the Little East Rookie Field Athlete of the Week. She took home first place in the weight throw (15.44m).

 

Cousineau was named the Little East Rookie Track Athlete of the Week. She posted a sixth place finish in the 500m (19:28.87).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host the RIC Track & Field Winter Classic at the Providence Career and Technical Academy on Saturday, Dec. 9.

 

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