FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 11, 2017

 

COUSINEAU & YANG EARN WEEKLY LITTLE EAST WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD HONORS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshmen Chelsea Yang (Warwick, RI) and Shayna Cousineau (Cranston, RI) were recognized by the Little East Conference for their respective performances at the RIC Holiday Classic on Saturday, Dec. 9. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

Yang was named the Little East Rookie Field Athlete of the Week. This is the second consecutive week she has received this honor. Yang took home first place in the weight throw (15.81m) for the second straight week.

 

 

 Freshman Chelsea Yang

 

Cousineau was named the Little East Rookie Track Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week. She took home first place in the 800m (2:29.50) and ran the third leg of the third place 4x800m relay (10:52.30)

 

 

 Freshman Shayna Cousineau

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 13.

 

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