SHAYNA COUSINEAU WINS THE 800M AT RIC HOLIDAY CLASSIC

Shayna Cousineau
Shayna Cousineau

Providence, R.I.--Freshman Shayna Cousineau (Cranston, RI) took home first place in the 800m (2:29.50) and ran the third leg of the third place 4x800m relay (10:52.30) to lead the Rhode Island College women's indoor track & field team at the RIC Holiday Classic held at the Providence Career & Technical Academy on Saturday.

 

THE BASICS

• The meet featured 16 of the top NCAA Division II and III teams from throughout New England. It was an individual meet with no team scoring.

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

• RIC freshman Chelsea Yang (Warwick, RI) took home first place in the weight throw (15.81m) for the second straight week.

• RIC sophomore Jacklyn Xavier (Cumberland, RI) placed second in the 60m dash (8.234), had a 13th-place finish in the 400m (1:07.69), ran the second leg of the second place 4x200m (1:47.85) relay and had the third leg of the third place 4x400m relay (4:26.1).

• Junior Nicole Grammas (Cranston, RI) finished in fourth place in in the 60m dash (8.240), was in sixth place in the 600m (1:46.07), ran the anchor leg of the second place 4x200m (1:47.85) and had the lead leg of the third place 4x400m relay (4:26.1).

• Sophomore Emma Landroche (Warwick, RI) recorded a fifth place finish in the 60m dash (8.250), had a fourth place finish in the 200m (27.00) and ran the lead leg of the second place 4x200m relay (1:47.85).

• Freshman Rachel Meus (Providence, RI) notched a fourth place finish in the high jump (1.48m) and a ninth place finish (27.60) in the 200m. She also had the second leg of the third place 4x400m relay (4:26.1).

• Junior Eleni Grammas (Cranston, RI) finished in 12th place in the 200m (28.25), ran the third leg of the second place 4x200m (1:47.85) relay and had the anchor leg of the third place 4x400m relay (4:26.1).

• Sophomore Oluwafunmibi Yusuff (Providence, RI) placed third in the weight throw (14.61m) and finished eighth (10.94m) in the shot .

• Senior Destinee Barrette (Warwick, RI) posted a second place finish in the weight throw (15.33) and finished 17th in the shot (9.30m).

• Freshman Jasmine Gallo-Fusco (Warwick, RI) notched a fourth place finish (14.61m) in the weight throw. Freshman Melissa Mejia (Providence, RI) registered a seventh place finish (13.08m) and sophomore Jamie Dobson (Bradford, RI) was in 15th place (11.18m) in the weight throw.

• Junior Rebecca Meinertz (Smithfield, RI) recorded a fifth place finish in the mile (5:49.00) and ran the third leg of the third place 4x800m relay (10:52.30), while junior Laura Paiva (Coventry, RI) finished in 10th place in the mile (6:18.03).

• RIC sophomore Analise England (Smithfield, RI) posted a seventh place finish in the 1,000m (3:23.93) and ran the fourth leg of the third place 4x800m relay (10:52.30). Senior Rebecca Tellier (Smithfield, RI) finished in 12th place in the 1,000m (3:27.49).

 • Freshman Wennely Figueroa (Providence, RI) registered a seventh place finish in the 800m (2:47.96), while freshman Bryana Mullin (Warwick, RI) was in eighth place (2:50.36) in the 800m and ran the second leg of the third place 4x800m relay (10:52.30).

 

WHAT'S NEXT

• In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to the Bowdoin Invitational Saturday, Jan. 13 (12:30 p.m.).