May 5, 2004


RIAIAW Names North Kingstown's
Kim Warrington as a Distinguished Student-Athlete


Providence, RI--The Rhode Island Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (RIAIAW) named Rhode Island College senior Kim Warrington (North Kingstown, RI) a Distinguished Student-Athlete at a reception held at the Community College of Rhode Island on Wednesday, May 5.


Brown University, Bryant College, the Community College of Rhode Island, Johnson and Wales University, Providence College, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, Salve Regina University and the University of Rhode Island each had one student-athlete from their respective institution receive this distinction.


It has been a busy week for Warrington, who was named a Scholar-Athlete by the Speaker of the House and the Rhode Island House of Representatives at a reception earlier in the day at the State House and was named the RIC softball team's MVP at a banquet on Monday night.


Warrington, a Second Team All-Little East selection for the fourth consecutive year, has played in 27 games, starting 23 of them. She is batting .286 with 20 hits, four doubles, two home runs, seven walks, five runs and 11 RBI. Warrington owns a team-best .429 slugging percentage, a .351 on-base percentage and a .925 fielding percentage. On the mound, Warrington has appeared in 26 games, starting 18 of them. She owns an 11-7 record with a 2.04 ERA. In 137.0 innings pitched, she has struck out a team-high 169 batters.


Warrington, RIC's all-time leader in career wins and strikeouts, earned Little East Conference Pitcher of the Week honors once this season.


She is an elementary/special education major with a 3.30 GPA and is a 2000 graduate of North Kingstown High School.