Keene, N.H.--Freshman Shayna Cousineau (Cranston, RI) captured the 2017 Little East Conference Individual Championship with a first place finish (19:19.7) to lead the Rhode Island College women's cross country team to a third place finish (seven teams) at the 2017 Little East Conference Championship, hosted by Keene State on Saturday.
Cousineau earned All-Little East honors by virtue of her top-10 finish, while junior Margaret McCaffrey (East Greenwich, RI) and junior Rebecca Meinertz (Smithfield, RI) also took home All-Conference awards.
• The Anchorwomen finished with 87 points, while Eastern Connecticut took home the team title with 50 points on the afternoon.
• There were a total of seven teams and 72 runners competing at the event.
HOW IT HAPPENED
• McCaffrey earned All-LEC honors after placing seventh (20:04.5) for the Anchorwomen.
• Meinertz took home All-LEC accolades with an eighth place finish (20:07.2).
• Sophomore Wennely Figueroa (Providence, RI) was in 62nd place (24:05.00) and classmate Nicaury Nunez (Providence, RI) rounded out the runners for the Anchorwomen, finishing in 64th place (24:49.0).