Emma Landroche, Trinity Hayes and Women's Track & Field Coaching Staff Receive LEC Awards

Emma Landroche
Emma Landroche

Providence, R.I.-The Rhode Island College women’s outdoor track and field team received three Little East Conference awards for their performance during the 2019 season. 

Junior Emma Landroche (Warwick, RI) was named the Little East Women’s Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year. Landroche won three individual N.E. Alliance Championships and earned N.E. Alliance honors in five events at the Alliance Championship on April 27. She won the long jump (5.66m), 4x100m relay (48.34) and the 4x400m relay (4:02.30). Landroche also placed fourth in both the 100m (13.06) and the triple jump (10.99m). She also took ninth in the 200m (27.51). Her effort in the long jump was a new program record for that event.

She recently won a New England Championship as part of the 4x100m relay (47.34) and placed second in the long jump (5.65m) to earn All-New England accolades at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 4. She also had a 10th place finish in the 200m (26.15).

Landroche was also named the Field Athlete of the Year during the 2018-19 indoor season. 

Freshman Trinity Hayes (Providence, RI) was named Little East Women’s Rookie Track Athlete of the Year. Hayes earned N.E. Alliance honors in four events at the Alliance Championship on April 27. Hayes won the 4x100m relay (48.34) and the 4x400m relay (4:02.30), placed third in the 400m (59.50) and fifth in the 200m (27.13). She also placed eighth in the 100m (13.62).

Hayes earned All-New England honors twice, as part of the 4x100m relay (47.34) and with a sixth place finish in the 200m (25.52) at the N.E. Div. III Championships on May 4. 

Hayes was also named the Rookie Track Athlete of the Year during the 2018-19 indoor season. 

Trinity Hayes

                                                   Trinity Hayes

Head Coach Timothy Rudd, along with assistant coaches Autumn Wosencroft and Chris Fernandes, were named the Little East Women’s Outdoor Track & Field Coaching Staff of the Year. The trio was also named the Coaching Staff of the Year during the 2018-19 indoor season, as well as the 2018 outdoor campaign.

They guided the Anchorwomen to their second consecutive LEC Outdoor Track & Field Championship on April 27. RIC also captured the N.E. Alliance Outdoor Championship for the first time in school history.

RIC is currently ranked No. 26 in the latest U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Div. III rankings.

The Anchorwomen recently notched a third place finish at the N.E. Div. III Championship, which was the best finish in school history.

In upcoming action, RIC will compete at the N.E. Open Championship, hosted by Southern Connecticut on May 10-11.

2019 Women's Track & Field Championship Photo