FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 21, 2011

 

AMADO TABBED LITTLE EAST ROOKIE TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.óRhode Island College freshman Craig Amado (Providence, RI) has been named the Little East Conference Menís Track Rookie of the Week for his performance at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Springfield College on Saturday, Feb. 19.

 

 

 

Amado was the top RIC performer on the day, earning a pair of individual All-New England honors. His top finish came in the 400m, where he placed second (50.69), while also placing eighth in the long jump (6.44m). Aside from his award-winners, Amado also turned in a ninth-place performance in the triple jump (13.26m).

 

As a team, the Anchormen placed 14th (25 teams) with a total of 18 points. MIT won the meet with 114.0 points.

 

The Anchormen return to action next week when they travel to the New England Open Championships at Boston University on Friday, Feb. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 26.

 

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