4x100m Relay Breaks Program Record and Advances at NCAA National Championship

The 4x100m/4x400m relay team: Emma Landroche, Nicole Grammas, Eleni Grammas and Trinity Hayes
The 4x100m relay team: Emma Landroche, Nicole Grammas, Eleni Grammas and Trinity Hayes

Geneva, Ohio-- Several members of the Rhode Island College women's track & field team competed on day one of the NCAA Div. III Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championship, hosted by the SPIRE Institute on Thursday.

HOW IT HAPPENED
• The 4x100m relay team of senior Eleni Grammas (Cranston, RI), junior Emma Landroche (Warwick, RI), freshman Trinity Hayes (Providence, RI) and senior Nicole Grammas (Cranston, RI) finished second in their heat and second overall in the preliminaries (46.77) to advance to the finals on Saturday. Their time established a new program record in that event. RIC's 4x100m finished second overall at the 2018 National Championship.

• Landroche notched an 11th place finish in the long jump (5.70m).

Eleni Grammas had an 11th place finish in the preliminaries of the 200m (24.97) and did not advance to the finals of the event.

WHAT'S NEXT
Eleni Grammas will compete in the preliminaries of the 100m, while senior Margaret McCaffrey (East Greenwich, RI) will run in the preliminaries of the 800m on Friday, May 24. Sophomores Chelsea Yang (Warwick, RI) and Melissa Mejia (Providence, RI) will compete in the hammer on Saturday.