URI Student-Athlete Advisory Committee

The URI Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) provides a forum for leadership, communication, event planning, and community service for Rhode Island's student-athletes.

As a URI Student Senate Recognized Group, URI SAAC functions to:

  • Promote communication between student-athletes and athletics administration.
  • Disseminate information.
  • Provide feedback and insight into athletics department issues.
  • Generate a student-athlete voice within the campus athletics department formulation of policies.
  • Build a sense of community within athletics, involving all teams through SAAC events and programming
  • Solicit student-athlete responses to proposed conference and NCAA legislation.
  • Organize community service efforts.
URI SAAC Leadership Team
Title Name Sport
President Frankie Brillante Women's Track & Field/Cross Country
Co-Vice President Kasey Lefebvre* Women's Swimming and Diving
Co-Vice President
Melissa Parente Softball
Secretary Meredith Bryant Softball
Treasurer Catie Steffen* Women's Volleyball
Media Chair Kiki Wasserman Women's Swimming and Diving
Writer Brittany Diamond Women's Rowing
Member At-Large Emilie Cloutier Women's Basketball
Member At-Large Rachel Henninger Women's Swimming and Diving
Member At-Large Emma Aspell Women's Rowing
Member At-Large Abby Miklitsch Women's Rowing

* Atlantic 10 SAAC Representative