Jaimee Dorsey Named Little East Indoor Track Rookie of The Year

Ken Bell, Sports Director

kbell@abc6.com

 

Rhode Island College freshman Jaimee Dorsey (East Greenwich, RI) was
named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Year for her performance
this season. Dorsey was named the Little East Conference Women's Track
Rookie of the Week seven times on the year. She was also the league's
women's cross country Rookie of the Year in the fall.

Dorsey
was one of two individuals to qualify for the 2013 NCAA Div. III
Women's Indoor Track & Field Championships on March 8-9. After
posting a time of 56.52 in the preliminaries of the 400m to advance to
the finals, Dorsey recorded a time of 56.61 to finish fourth among eight
competitors en route to earning All-American honors. Meanwhile, Dorsey
was a member of the 4×400 relay team that finished 10th overall at the
NCAAs with a time of 3:54.86.

Prior to that, Dorsey took
second in the 60m with a program-record time of 7.89 and placed third in
the 200m with a record-breaking time of 25.77 at the Tufts Last Chance
Meet on March 2. A weekend earlier, Dorsey finished fifth in the 400m
with a record-breaking time of 56.31 at the N.E. Open Championships on
Feb. 23.

She was the N.E. Champion in the 400m after
finishing in first place with a time of 57.87 and earned All-New England
honors in the 200m with a third place finish and a time of 25.88 at the
2013 N.E. Div. III Championships on Feb. 16. Dorsey also finished ninth
in the preliminaries of the 55m dash (7.43).

Dorsey
earned N.E. Alliance honors in three events, as she was the Alliance
Champion in the 400m (57.06) and also captured the LEC title by
finishing second overall in both the 55m with a season-high time of 7.34
and the 200m (25.96) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 10.

She
finished first in the 400m (57.95), second in the 200m (26.11) and
fourth in the 60m (7.93) at the Tufts University Stampede Invitational
on Feb. 2. She finished 22nd in the 400m (57.42) and 31st in the 60m
(8.09) at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 26. Dorsey
placed first in the 400m (58.29) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan.
19. She finished first in both the 800m (2:28.44) and the 55m (7.63),
while also placing fifth in the long jump (3.95m) at the Coast Guard
Invitational on Jan. 12.

Dorsey finished first in the
200m (26.54), second in the 55m (7.45) and fourth in the long jump with a
season-high mark of 4.80m at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 5.
She placed third in the 400m (58.86) and 12th in the 55m (7.37) at the
Harvard Open on Dec. 8, and also helped lead the 4x440m relay team to a
sixth place finish and a program-record time of 4:08.40. Dorsey finished
second in the 800m with a program-record time of 2:23.18 and fourth in
the 60m (8.14) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 1.

Head
Coach Kevin Jackson's Anchorwomen tied for 29th place (36 teams) with a
score of 4.0 at the N.E. Open Championships on Feb. 22-23. Prior to
that, RIC finished fifth (26 teams) with a score of 44.0 at the N.E.
Division III Championships on Feb. 22-23. The Anchorwomen placed fourth
(10 teams) at the Alliance Championships on Feb. 10 with a score of 86.0
and placed third in the Little East (six teams) with a score of 93.0.