April 14, 2007


Horsman, Nyzio & Fleming Earn First Place
Finishes at Swanson Invitational


Middletown, CT—The Rhode Island College women’s outdoor track and field team took part in the Elmer J. Swanson Invitational, hosted by Wesleyan University on Saturday, Apr. 14. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.


Sophomore Mary Ellen Horsman (Barrington, RI) placed first in the hammer with a throw of 41.53 meters.


Sophomore Ashley Nyzio (Pawtucket, RI) placed first in the javelin with a distance of 36.88 meters.


Sophomore Kayla Fleming (Pawtucket, RI) placed first in the 800 meters with a time of 2:25.24.She also placed third in the high jump (1.55 meters) and second in the long jump (4.70 meters).


Freshman Stephanie Bucci (Smithfield, RI) placed second in the shot, fourth in the hammer and fourth in the discus with efforts of 10.77, 35.51 and 29.96 meters, respectively.


Freshman Brooke Iby (Dracut, MA) placed second in the triple jump with a leap of 9.49 meters. She was also 10th in the 100 meters with a time of 14.09 and seventh in the long jump at 4.35 meters.


Freshman Elizabeth Ann Glunt (Altoona, PA) was fourth in the long jump at 4.47 meters, while also placing 18th and 17th in the 100 and 200 meters with times of 14.65 and 29.61, respectively.


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Silfen Invitational, hosted by Connecticut College on Saturday, Apr. 21.