YANG WINS HAMMER & BARRETTE POSTS TWO TOP 10 FINISHES AT SILFEN INVITATIONAL

Junior Eleni Grammas
Junior Eleni Grammas

New London, Conn.—Freshman Chelsea Yang (Warwick, RI) finished first in the hammer, while senior Destinee Barrette (Warwick, RI) registered two top-10 finishes, as the Rhode Island College women's track & field team competed at Connecticut College's Silfen Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

 

THE BASICS

• RIC finished eighth (19 teams) with a team score of 50.0. Stonehill won the invitational with a team score of 189.0.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

• Yang finished first in the hammer (51.84m; program record) and 28th in the shot (9.95m).

• Barrette finished second in the hammer (51.84m) and sixth in the shot (11.72m; program record).

• Junior Eleni Grammas (Cranston, RI) finished fourth in the 100m (12.63) and sixth in the 200m (26.43).

• Sophomore Emma Landroche (Warwick, RI) finished fifth in the 100m (12.65), eighth in the 200m (26.46) and 13th in the triple jump (10.04m).

• Junior Melanie Brunelle (Warwick, RI) finished third in the triple jump (10.56m), 10th in the high jump (1.54m) and 28th in the 100m (18.65).

• Junior Oluwafunmibi Yusuff (Providence, RI) finished fifth in the hammer (46.00m) and 24th in the shot (10.07m).

• Freshman Melissa Mejia (Providence, RI) finished eighth in the hammer (45.08m).

• Junior Margaret McCaffrey (East Greenwich, RI) finished 10th in both the 3,000m steeplechase (11:57.80) and the 400m hurdles (1:12.27).

• Freshman Rachel Meus (Providence, RI) finished ninth in the high jump (1.59m).

• Junior Nicole Grammas (Cranston, RI) finished 14th in the 400m (1:16.92) and 23rd in the 200m (27.25).

• Sophomore Jamie Dobson (Bradford, RI) finished 10th in the hammer (43.20m) and 17th in the javelin (27.65).

 

WHAT'S NEXT

• In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at MIT's Sean Collier Invitational on Saturday, April 21.