Eleni Grammas Earns Two All-American Awards as Anchorwomen Place 21st at NCAA National Championship

RIC 4x100m Relay Earns Their All-American Awards at the NCAA Div. III Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championship
RIC 4x100m Relay Earns Their All-American Awards at the NCAA Div. III Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championship

Geneva, Ohio-- Rhode Island College finished 21st at the NCAA Div. III Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championship, hosted by the SPIRE Institute on May 23-25.

THE BASICS
• The Anchorwomen finished in 21st place (75 teams) with 12.0 points. Loras captured the team championship with a score of 53.0.

HOW IT HAPPENED
• Senior Eleni Grammas (Cranston, RI) earned All-American honors in two events. She established a new program record with a fifth place finish (11.91) in the 100m and finished second as part of the 4x100m relay (46.33).

• The 4x100m relay team of Eleni Grammas, junior Emma Landroche (Warwick, RI), freshman Trinity Hayes (Providence, RI) and senior Nicole Grammas (Cranston, RI) earned All-American honors with a second place finish (46.33). The time of 46.33 established a new school record and was just .03 behind the first place time. RIC's 4x100m relay, which returned three members of its starting lineup from a year ago, finishes second in the nation for the second straight season.

• Sophomore Chelsea Yang (Warwick, RI) notched an 11th place finish in the hammer (49.66). It was her second straight appearance at the NCAA Div. III Women's Outdoor Track & Field National Championship. She has qualified for the National Championship in both the indoor and outdoor campaigns in each of her two seasons in action.

• Sophomore Melissa Mejia (Providence, RI) registered a 20th place finish (44.48m) in the hammer.

Eleni Grammas receives her All-American award in the 100m

                                Eleni Grammas