FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 22, 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 Springfield College Maroon & White Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 20.

 

Shepard took home first place in the long jump (6.74m) and also finished third in the high jump (1.84m). It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

 

 

This is the second consecutive week Shepard has received this accolade this season.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Boston University Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 27.

 

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