Women's Track & Field Places Third at Bowdoin Invitational

Jacklyn Xavier
Jacklyn Xavier

Brunswick, Maine—Senior Nicole Grammas (Cranston, RI) won the 400m, classmate Margaret McCaffrey (East Greenwich, RI) won the mile and sophomore Chelsea Yang (Warwick, RI) won the weight throw as the Rhode Island College women's track & field team finished third (nine teams) at the Bowdoin Invitational on Saturday afternoon.

THE BASICS
• Rhode Island College finished third with 112.0 points. Bowdoin won the invitational with a team score of 176.0.

HOW IT HAPPENED
• Grammas won the 400m (1:01.81). She also placed 15th in the preliminaries of the 60m (8.33) and first as part of the 4x200m relay (1:46.90).

• McCaffrey won the mile (5:21.86) and established a new program record.

• Yang finished first in the weight throw (17.66m).

• Senior Eleni Grammas (Cranston, RI) finished second in the 200m (27.08) and fourth in the 60m (8.08). She also placed first as part of the 4x200m relay (1:46.90). 

• Junior Jacklyn Xavier (Cumberland, RI) placed third in the 400m (1:03.6) and 12th in the preliminaries of the 60m (8.30).

• Freshman Trinity Hayes (Providence, RI) placed 16th in the preliminaries of the 60m (8.39). She also placed fourth in the 200m (27.47) and first as part of the 4x200m relay (1:46.90).

• Junior Emma Landroche (Warwick, RI) finished second in the long jump (5.00m), sixth in the 400m (1:06.96) and first as part of the 4x200m relay (1:46.90).

• Sophomore Shayna Cousineau (Cranston, RI) finished seventh in the 3,000m (11:15.96). Senior Laura Paiva (Coventry, RI) placed eighth in the same event (12:09.28).

• Junior Chevell Burgess (Providence, RI) placed second in the triple jump (10.05m) and fifth in the 60m hurdles (10.38).

• Freshman Stevanna Bowhile (Worcester, MA) finished fourth in the triple jump (9.92m) and 22nd in the preliminaries of the 60m (8.52).

• Junior Oluwafunmibi Yusuff (Providence, RI) placed second in both the shot (11.27m) and the weight throw (15.65m).

• Sophomore Melissa Mejia (Providence, RI) finished third in the weight throw (14.56m). Sophomore Jasmine Gall-Fusco (Warwick, RI) finished fourth in the weigh throw (14.49m). Freshman Georgerinna Farley (Providence, RI) finished sixth in the weight throw (13.69m) and eighth in the shot (9.64m). Junior Jamie Dobson (Bradford, RI) finished seventh in the weight throw (13.15m).

WHAT'S NEXT
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Smith Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 19.