FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 17, 2011

 

AMADO NAMED LITTLE EAST ROOKIE
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-Rhode Island College freshman Craig Amado (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Rookie Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the New England Open Championships, which were hosted by Southern Connecticut on Friday and Saturday, May 13-14. It is the fourth time this season he has received this honor.

 

 

 

As part of the 4x400m relay team, Amado helped break the program record with an eighth place finish (3:19.84). He also placed ninth in the triple jump (13.95m) and 14th in the 400m (49.54).

 

The Anchormen tied for 35th place (37 teams) with a score of 1.0.

 

In upcoming action, Amado and select members of the team will compete at the ECAC Div. III Championships, host by Moravian on May 19-20.

 

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