FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 23, 2011

 

N'TOW & AMADO PACE RIC MEN'S TRACK TO FOURTH PLACE FINISH AT SILFEN INVITATIONAL

New London, Conn.-Sophomore George N'Tow (Providence, RI) and freshman Craig Amado (Providence, RI) each turned in terrific performances as the Rhode Island College men's outdoor track & field team placed fourth (19 teams) with a score of 70.0 at Connecticut College's Silfen Invitational on Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard won the meet with a score of 141.0.

 

N'Tow took home first place in both the 200m (23.33) and the 400m (50.06). Amado was second in the triple jump (13.14m) and the 400m (50.09), while finishing fourth in the long jump (6.06m) and seventh in the 200m (23.96).

 

 

 Sophomore George N'Tow

 

N'Tow, Amado, along with sophomores Shawn Stadnick (Wakefield, RI) and Austin Pena (Warwick, RI), combined to finish first (3:25.20) as part of the 4x400m relay.

 

Stadnick placed second in the 800m (1:59.21), while classmate Conor McCloskey (Wakefield, RI) took home third in the 1,500m (4:04.97).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Little East/MASCAC Alliance Championships, hosted by Fitchburg State on Saturday, April 30.

 

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