FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 29, 2018

 

YANG AND MEUS EARN WEEKLY LITTLE EAST WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD HONORS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshmen Rachel Meus (Providence, RI) and Chelsea Yang (Warwick, RI) were recognized by the Little East Conference for their respective performances at Boston University’s John Thomas Terrier Classic on Saturday, Jan. 27. The meet featured some of the top NCAA Div. I, II and III programs in New England.

 

Meus was named the Little East Women’s Rookie Track Athlete of the Week. She registered a 72nd place finish in the 400m (1:02.89).

 

 

 Freshman Rachel Meus

 

Yang was named the Little East Women’s Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for the fifth straight week. She placed third in the weight throw (16.70m) to establish another new program record.

 

 

 Freshman Chelsea Yang

 

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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