FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 31, 2011

 

Aikens Named Little East Rookie
Track Athlete of the Week

Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman Brandon Aikens (Cumberland, RI) was named the Little East Conference Men’s Track Rookie of the Week for his performance at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 29. It is the third consecutive week Aikens has received this honor.

 

 

 

Aikens broke the program record in the 200m (22.80) with a 42nd place finish, placed 35th in the 60m (7.35) and helped break the school record in the 4x400m relay (3:18.84), which provisionally qualified the Anchormen for the NCAA Championships.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the 2011 New England Alliance Championships, hosted by Southern Maine on Saturday, Feb. 12.

 

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