Smith, Taiwo Earn Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Honors

Photo Credit: Mike Scott
Photo Credit: Mike Scott

KINGSTON, R.I. - Rhode Island freshmen Trinity Smith (100m hurdles) and Bolu Taiwo (high jump) both earned All-Rookie honors, the league announced Wednesday.

The All-Rookie team is comprised of the top-rookie performer in each event from meets conducted from the start of the regular season through the Atlantic 10 Championships. The teams were selected based off meet results submitted through the Track & Field Results Reporting System (TFRRS).

Women's Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team
Tania Matthews, Richmond, 100 Meters
Chanelle Hodges, VCU, 200 Meters
Rachel Helbling, Richmond, 400 Meters
Kendra Smither, Richmond, 800 Meters
Colette O'Leary, Massachusetts, 1,500 Meters
Amber Eastman, George Mason, 5,000 Meters
Siobhra O'Flaherty, George Mason, 10,000 Meters
Trinity Smith, Rhode Island, 100 Meter Hurdles
Anna Davis, Davidson, 400 Meter Hurdles
Annabelle Eastman, George Mason, 3,000 Meter Steeplechase
Bolu Taiwo, Rhode Island, High Jump
Hannah Robertson, George Mason, Pole Vault
Kayla Woods, Richmond, Long Jump
Amari Jackson, VCU, Triple Jump
Shannon Moise, VCU, Shot Put
Shannon Moise, VCU, Discus
Jessica McRae, George Mason, Hammer Throw
Kayla Merkel, VCU, Javelin
Hazel Tankard, Davidson, Heptathlon