Harrell and Jonathas Honored by Little East Conference

Harrell and Jonathas Honored by Little East Conference

PAWTUCKET, R.I. – After a pair of team leading performances at the Smith College Pioneer Invitational freshman Virgil Harrell III and Wadeline Jonathas (Gonaives, Haiti) have been honored by the Little East Conference weekly award program.

Harrell was named the Outdoor Rookie Field Athlete of the Week, while Jonathas collected her second Track Athlete of the Week honor on Monday.

For Harrell, he won the long jump event with a career-best distance of 21-04.00 feet (6.50m).  The freshman led a trio of jumpers who finished who earned a spot in the top-3 in the LJ.  Harrell, also earned the top time in the 400-meter hurdles to lead the men's team to a solid team finish at Smith College.

Fresh-off of her solid showing in Florida from a week ago, Jonathas posted the fastest time in the 100-meter dash at Smith College.  Her time of 12.26 seconds moved her into the top-10 in the country.