NEW ORLEANS – The Rhode Island College women's outdoor track & field program is ranked 28th in Division III according to the second U.S. Track & Field and Cross County Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Outdoor Ranking Index of 2019. The Anchorwomen fell three sports from No. 25 last week.
Senior Eleni Grammas (Cranston, R.I.) remains in the top-10 in the 100-meter dash, with her time of 12.20 seconds at the season-opening University of South Florida Bulls Invitational, while classmate Margaret McCaffrey's (East Greenwich, R.I.) 800-meter time of 2:16.64 at USF ranks her 24th. Sophomore Melissa Mejia's (Providence, R.I.) hammer throw of 47.60 meters at USF now ranks her 33rd in DIII.
Junior Emma Landroche (Warwick., R.I.) is ranked 12th in the long jump this week after clearing a distance of 5.58 meters at Bryant University's Blank and Gold Invitational last week, and ranks 38th in the triple jump with her leap of 11.14 meters at Saturday's Jim Sheehan Invitational. Classmate Oluwafunmibi Yusuff (Providence, R.I.) now ranks 15th in the hammer throw following Saturday's toss of 49.78 meters at the Jim Sheehan Invitational.
The Anchorwomen's 4x100 relay's season-best time of 47.85 seconds now ranks seventh in Division III, while the 4x400's top time of 4:03.02 ranks 34th; both were recorded at Bryant's Black and Gold Invitational.