Honored at the State House

President Dooley and Marissa Norman.

Ten student-athletes and a distinguished alumna were recently honored at the State House. The annual event was hosted by Speaker of the House Gordon D. Fox. The student-athletes Included Kaylen Shimoda (women’s soccer), Ben Eaves (men’s basketball), Matt Rae (football), Andrew Reigstad (men’s track & field), Jhokania De Los Santos (softball), Katie Mangano (women’s swimming), Marissa Norman (women’s track & field), Megan Shoniker (women’s basketball), Michael Tanke (men’s soccer, and John Kelly (golf). Marilyn Picerelli, a former tennis standout at URI, was honored posthumously as this year’s distinguished alumna. Her husband, Bob, and sons James and Peter accepted the award in her honor.