FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 14, 2011

 

Aikens Named Little East Rookie Track
Athlete of the Week

Providence, RIóRhode Island College freshman Brandon Aikens (Cumberland, RI) was named the Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Week for his performance at the New England Alliance Championships, hosted by Southern Maine on Saturday, Feb. 12. It is the fourth time he has received this honors on the season.

 

 

 Freshman Brandon Aikens

 

Aikens grabbed two N.E. All-Alliance results by finishing third in the 200m (23.06) and eighth in the 55m dash (6.74).

 

The New England Alliance is a combination of competitive track teams from the Little East and Massachusetts State College (MASCAC) conferences. As a team, the Anchormen placed fifth out of 10 teams in the Alliance (67.0) and fourth out of six teams in the Little East Conference (71.0). The University of Southern Maine won both the Alliance and Little East championships, with point totals of 151.0 and 182.0, respectively.

 

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