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April 30, 2011

 

ANCHORMEN TAKE HOME 11 HONORS
AT ALLIANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Fitchburg, Mass.-The Rhode Island College men's outdoor track & field team took home 11 New England Alliance honors at the 2011 Alliance Championships, hosted by Fitchburg State on Saturday afternoon.

 

The Anchormen placed fifth (11 teams) in the Alliance with a score of 74.0 and third (six teams) in the Little East with a score of 94.0.

 

Freshman Craig Amado (Providence, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors in five events, placing first in the triple jump (13.82m), third in the 400m (49.50), fourth in the long jump (6.42m), sixth in the 800m (1:58.98) and first as part of the 4x400m relay (3:22.19) with a new program record time. He also placed fourth as part of the 4x100m relay (44.02).

 

Sophomore George N'Tow (Providence, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors in three events, placing first in the 400m (49.18), fifth in the 200m (23.02) and first as part of the 4x400m relay (3:22.19) with a new program record time. He also placed fourth as part of the 4x100m relay (44.02).

 

Sophomore Conor McCloskey (Wakefield, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors in the 800m (1:59.18) with a seventh place finish and in the 1,500m (4:02.84) with a fourth place finish.

 

Sophomore Shawn Stadnick (Wakefield, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors in the 800m with a third place finish (1:57.94) and first as part of the 4x400m relay (3:22.19) with a new program record time.

 

Senior Mike Macedo (North Scituate, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors in the 10,000m (32:57.83) with a second place finish. He also placed 10th in the 5,000m (16:38.26).

 

Sophomore Austin Pena (Warwick, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors as part of the 4x400m relay (3:22.19), which placed first with a new program record time. He also placed 11th in the 400m (51.36).

 

 In upcoming action, select members of the team will compete at the N.E. Div. III Championships, hosted by MIT on Saturday, May 7.

 

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