FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 23, 2016

 

DEGUIRE TAKES FOURTH IN STEEPLECHASE
AT SEAN COLLIER INVITATIONAL

Cambridge, Mass.--Rhode Island College senior Lauren Deguire (Blackstone, MA) notched a top-five finish to lead the women’s indoor track & field team at the MIT Sean Collier Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

 

This was an individual meet with no team scoring. The event featured institutions from all three NCAA divisions.

 

Deguire finished fourth in the 3,000m steeplechase (13:21.54). Senior Autumn Wosencroft (Newport, RI) finished third in the 400m (58.19), sixth in the 200m (25.49) and 10th in the long jump (5.01m), while also competing in the 4x400m relay.

 

 

Junior Lauren Deguire

 

Freshman Eleni Grammas (Cranston, RI) finished ninth in the 200m (26.10) and 11th in the 100m (12.84), while also competing in the 4x400m relay.

 

Junior Michelle Sanchez (Warwick, RI) finished sixth in the hammer (37.19m) and 14th in the shot (8.73m).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the 2016 Little East Conference Championships, hosted by UMass Dartmouth on Saturday, April 30.

 

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