FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 7, 2011

 

AMADO & N'TOW LEAD ANCHORMEN
AT NEW ENGLAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cambridge, MA-Freshman Craig Amado (Providence, RI) earned three All-New England honors, and sophomore George N'Tow (Providence, RI) picked up two, as the Rhode Island College men's outdoor track & field team tied for 10th (31 teams) place at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by MIT on Saturday.

 

RIC totaled 25.0 points at the meet, which was won by Williams (151.0).

 

 

 Sophomore George N'Tow

 

Amado earned All-New England honors in three events, placing second in the triple jump (14.25m), fifth in the 400m (49.62) and second as part of the 4x400m relay, which established a new program record (3:19.89).

 

N'Tow earned All-New England honors in two events, placing fourth in the 400m (49.54) and second as part of the 4x400m relay, which established a new program record (3:19.89).

 

Sophomores Austin Pena (Warwick, RI) and Shawn Stadnick (Wakefield, RI) also earned All-New England honors as part of the 4x400m relay, which placed second with a new program record (3:19.89).

 

Senior Mike Macedo (North Scituate, RI) placed 11th in the 10,000m (32:54.86), while sophomore Conor McCloskey (Wakefield, RI) placed 22nd in the 1,500m (4:10.25).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the New England Open Championships, hosted by Southern Connecticut on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14. 

 

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