FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

May 2, 2011

 

 

 

AMADO TABBED LITTLE EAST ROOKIE
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

 

Providence, R.I.óRhode Island College freshman Craig Amado (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the New England Alliance Championships on Saturday, April 30.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amado 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).

 

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.

 

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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