Women's Track & Field Ranked Nationally and in New England

Margaret McCaffrey
Margaret McCaffrey

Providence, R.I.—Several members of the Rhode Island College women's indoor track and field team are prominently ranked both nationally and in New England due to their respective performances.

THE TEAM ON A NATIONAL STAGE
• Head Coach Timothy Rudd's Anchorwomen are currently ranked No. 35 in the second U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Div. III indoor rankings.

WHO'S RANKED
• The Anchorwomen have dominated the New England weight throw rankings as sophomore Chelsea Yang (Warwick, RI), junior Oluwafunmibi Yusuff (Providence, RI), sophomore Jasmine Gall-Fusco (Warwick, RI), freshman Georgerinna Farley (Providence, RI) and sophomore Melissa Mejia (Providence, RI) are ranked No. 1, 3, 5, 8 and 10, respectively.

• Yang is ranked No. 2 in the country in the weight throw, while Yusuff is currently 10th in that event.

• Senior Eleni Grammas (Cranston, RI) is currently ranked No. 1 in New England in both the 200m and as part of the 4x200m relay. Grammas is ranked 14th nationally in the 400m.

• Senior Nicole Grammas (Cranston, RI) is ranked No. 1 in New England as part of the 4x200m relay, No. 3 in the 400m and is No. 7 in the 200m. Grammas is currently ranked 11th nationally in the 400m.

• Junior Emma Landroche (Warwick, RI) is currently ranked No. 1 in New England as part of the 4x200m relay, No. 5 in the 200m and is No. 7 in the long jump.

• Senior Margaret McCaffrey (East Greenwich, RI) is ranked No. 10 in New England in the 600m.

• Freshman Trinity Hayes (Providence, RI) is ranked No. 1 in New England as part of the 4x200m relay and No. 10 in the 400m.

WHAT'S NEXT
• In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Open Championships, which are held at the Reggie Lewis Center, on Saturday, Feb. 2.