FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 7, 2011

 

CRAIG AMADO NAMED LITTLE EAST ROOKIE TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.óRhode Island College freshman Craig Amado (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Track Rookie of the Week for his performance at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships on March 5.

 

It is the third consecutive week Amado has received this honor. He has also been named the leagueís Rookie Field Athlete on two occasions.

 

 

 

He earned All-ECAC honors in the 400m with a fourth place finish (49.29), while also placing ninth in the triple jump (13.89m).

 

Amado will compete in the 400m at the NCAA Div. III Menís Indoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by Capital University in Bexley, Ohio on March 11-12.

 

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