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.
• 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.
• 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.