FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 15, 2018

 

ANTHONY SHEPARD NAMED LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE
MEN'S ROOKIE FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman Anthony Shepard (Wakefield, RI) was named the Little East Conference Men's Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 13.

 

He took home first place and established a new program record in the long jump (6.86m) and also finished third in the triple jump (12.97m).

 

 

 

The Anchormen finished in fourth place (seven teams) with 44 points, while host Bowdoin took home first place with 213 points.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Springfield Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 20 (10 a.m.).

 

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