FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

April 11, 2011

 

 

 

AMADO NAMED LITTLE EAST
MEN’S OUTDOOR ROOKIE FIELD
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman Craig Amado (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Men’s Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at Wesleyan’s Swanson Invitational on Saturday, April 9.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amado had a productive afternoon, which included a victory in the 400m (49.42). He went on to finish third in the triple jump (13.16m) and sixth in the long jump (5.92m). He was also a part of the 4x400m relay team, which set a new program record with its competition winning time of 3:22.91.

 

Amado, the 2011 Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Year during the indoor season, twice received the Rookie Field Athlete of the Week award to go along with two selections as the Rookie Track Athlete of the Year.

 

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