RIC Women Head to NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships
From left, Jaimee Dorsey, Daria Braboy and Natasha Miller
Rhode Island College freshman Jaimee Dorsey (East Greenwich, RI), sophomore Daria Braboy (Providence, RI), junior Natasha Miller (Wakefield, RI) and freshman Autumn Wosencroft (Newport, RI) will compete at the 2013 NCAA Division III Women’s Indoor Track & Field Championships, which will be held at the Al B. Carius Track/Recreation Center and hosted by North Central College in Naperville, Ill., on March 8 and 9.
The quartet is currently ranked eighth in the nation in the 4x400m relay and established a new program record in that event (3:53.01) at the Tufts Last Chance Meet this past weekend. They placed second and earned N.E. Alliance honors at the Alliance Championships on Feb. 10 and were fourth and captured All-N.E. honors at the N.E. Championships on Feb. 16.
Dorsey and Braboy will also compete in the 400m. They are ranked sixth and 12th, respectively.
Dorsey has been named the Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Week seven times this winter. She has established new program records in the 60m (7.89), 200m (25.77) and the 400m (56.31), as well as the 4x200m (1:44.50) and the 4x400m relays. Dorsey earned N.E. Alliance honors in five events at the Alliance Championships on Feb. 10. She was the Alliance Champion in the 400m (57.06), while capturing the LEC title and finishing second overall in both the 55m (7.34) and the 200m (25.96). She was also a member of the 4x200m (1st; 1:44.50) and the 4x400m (2nd; 4:02.10) relay teams. Dorsey was the New England Champion in the 400m with a first place time of 57.87. She also earned All-New England honors in the 200m with a third place finish and program record time of 25.88 and the 4x200m relay (2nd; 1:45.66).
Braboy earned N.E. Alliance honors in six events, placing first in the triple jump (10.78), second in the 400m (58.02), fifth in the long jump (5.10m), sixth in the 200m (26.42) and as a member of the 4x200 and 4x400 relay teams. Braboy earned All-New England honors in the triple jump (4th; 10.91m), 4x200m relay and the 400m (4th; 59.26).