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March 30, 2011

 

 

 

2010-11 Rhode Island College
Menís Indoor Track & Field Season Summary

 

Providence, RIóHead Coach Kevin Jacksonís team wrapped up the 2010-11 menís indoor track and field season with one competitor seeing action at the 2011 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Div. III Championships, hosted by Capital University on March 11. RIC did not score as a team.

 

Rhode Island College finished tied for 38th overall (53 teams) with a score of 5.0 at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III Championships, hosted by New York University on March 4-5.

 

 

 

The Anchormen placed 14th overall (25 teams) with a score of 18.0 at the New England Div. III Championships, hosted by Springfield College on Feb. 18-19.

 

The Anchormen placed fifth in the Alliance (10 teams) with 67.0 points and fourth (six teams) in the Little East Conference with 71.0 points at the New England Alliance Championships, hosted by Southern Maine on Feb. 12.

 

Senior Kyle Duguay (Cumberland, RI) returned for his final season of indoor eligibility this season and was named team MVP. He placed 26th in the 200m (23.02) at the ECAC Championships on March 5. Duguay finished 19th in the 200m (22.94) at the NEICAAA Championship Meet on Feb. 26. He earned All-New England honors with a sixth place finish in the 200m (23.32) and also with a sixth place effort in the 4x400m relay (3:24.88) at the Div. III N.E. Championships on Feb. 19. He also finished 18th in the preliminaries of the 55m (6.83) at the same meet. Duguay earned New England All-Alliance honors for his fourth place finish in the 200m (23.22) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12th, where he also finished 14th in the preliminaries of the 55m (6.83). He finished 28th in the 60m preliminaries (7.3), 47th with a season-best performance in the 200m (22.90) and helped establish a new program record (3:18.84) in the 4x400m relay at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. Duguay placed ninth in both the 55m preliminaries (6.84) and the 200m (23.51) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He finished second in the 200m (23.61) and third in the 55m (6.83) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. Duguay claimed victory in the 55m (6.72) with a season-best performance and placed third (23.46) in the 200m at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed 37th with a season-best performance in the preliminaries of the 60m (7.37) and 71st in the 200m (24.05) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. Duguay placed second in both the 55m (6.75) and 200m (23.78) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4. Duguay was named Little East Conference Track Athlete of the Week for the week ending Jan. 9.

 

Last season in 2009-10, Duguay tied for 13th in the preliminaries of the 55m with a season-best time (6.79) and 20th in the 200m (23.80) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 13. He placed 67th in the 200m with a season-best time (23.64) and 15th as part of the 4x400m relay (3:26.76) at the Boston University Invitational on Jan. 29. Duguay placed 10th in the preliminaries of the 55m (6.87), ninth in the 200m (24.28) and helped establish a new RIC record as part of the 4x200m relay (1:36.01) with a third place finish at the Wheaton Invitational on Jan. 23. He placed fourth in the 55m (6.96), second in the 200m (24.26) and second as a part of the 4x400 relay (3:42.71) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 16. At the Harvard Open on Dec. 12, Duguay placed 32nd in the preliminaries of the 60m with a season-best time (7.42) and 41st in the 200m (23.66). He placed 14th in the preliminaries of the 55m (6.88), 10th in the 200m (23.98), fourth as part of the 4x200m relay with a season-best time (1:39.05) and fourth as part of the 4x400m relay (3:36.06) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 5.

 

As a junior in 2008-09, Duguay placed 11th in the 55m with a time of 6.89 and sixth in the 4x400m relay with a season-best time of 3:40.54 at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 14. He placed 10th in the 55m with a season-best time of 6.84 while at the URI Invitational on Jan. 30. Duguay placed 11th in the 55m with a time of 6.88 and 17th in the 200m with a time of 24.24 at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 24. He placed second in the 55m with a time of 6.88, second in the 200m with a time of 24.31, fourth in the 400m with a season-best time of 54.28 and third in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:44.24 at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 17. He placed 31st in the 200m with a season-best time of 23.87 at the Harvard Invitational on Dec. 13. He placed 18th in the 200m with a time of 24.53 at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 6.

 

As a sophomore in 2007-08, Duguay did not compete in the indoor campaign.

 

As a freshman in 2006-07, Duguay placed 17th in the 200m with a time of 24.06 in the N.E. Alliance Championship on Feb. 10. Duguay placed 13th in the 200m with a season-best time of 23.94 at the U.R.I. Mega Meet on Feb. 2.  He placed second in the 55m with a season-best time of 6.87 and placed fifth in the 200m with a time of 24.41 at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 27. Duguay placed ninth in the 55m with a time of 6.95 at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 20. He placed 11th in the 55m with a time of 6.91, 16th in the 200m with a time of 24.61 and 12th in the 600m with a season-best time of 1:28.27 at the Tufts Invitational on Jan. 13. Duguay placed 38th in the 200m with a time of 24.69 at the Harvard Invitational on Dec. 9. He placed 15th in the 55m with a time of 7.05 and 13th in the 200m with a time of 25.14 at the Alden Invitational on Dec. 2. 

 

Duguay is a health/physical education major and a 2006 graduate of Cumberland High School.

 

Senior Mike Macedo (North Scituate, RI) finished 15th in the 3,000m (9:18.92) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. He placed 90th with a season-best performance in the 3,000m (9:18.26) at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. Macedo finished 11th in the 3,000m (9:35.03) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He placed 10th with a season-best performance in the mile (4:55.36) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. Macedo finished 14th in the 3,000m (9:41.26) at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8.  He placed 42nd (9:32.23) in the 3,000m at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11.

 

As a junior in 2009-10, Macedo placed 20th in the 3,000m (9:23.25) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 13. He placed 92nd in the 3,000m (9:24.52) at the Boston University Invitational on Jan. 29. Macedo placed 10th in the 5,000m (16:05.96) at the Wheaton Invitational on Jan. 23. He placed first in the 3,000m (9:39.20) and 10th in the 1,000m with a season-best time of 2:55.63 at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 16. At the Yale Classic on Jan. 9, Macedo placed 29th in the mile with a season-best time of 4:57.51. Macedo placed 25th in the 3,000m with a season-best time of 9:19.85 at the Harvard Open on Dec. 12. He placed fifth in the 5,000m with a season-best time of 16:01.89 at the Springfield Invitational on Dec 5.

 

As a sophomore in 2008-09, Macedo placed 15th in the 3,000m with a season-best time of 9:30.65 and placed eighth in the 4x800m with a season-best time of 9:09.67 at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 14. He placed eighth in the 5,000m with a time of 16:59.30 at the Wesleyan Invitational on Feb. 7. He placed sixth in the 5,000m with a season-best time of 16:34.58 at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 24. He placed fifth in the 3,000m with a time of 9:41.97 and fifth in the 4x800m with a time of 9:41.66 at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 17. He placed sixth in the 3,000m with a time of 10:06.45 at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 6.

 

As a freshman in 2007-08, Macedo placed 21st in the 3,000m with a time of 9:30.84 at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 16. He placed 143rd in the 3,000m with a season-best time of 9:27.90 at the B.U. Valentine Invitational on Feb. 9. Macedo placed 18th in the 3,000m with a time of 9:34.13 at the URI Mega Meet on Feb. 1. He placed 12th in the 5,000m with a time of 17:02.82 at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 26. Macedo placed second in the 3,000m with a time of 9:42.19 at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 19. He placed 20th in the 3,000m with a time of 9:35.05 at the Harvard Invitational on Dec. 8. Macedo placed 27th in the 5,000m with a season-best time of 16:25.89 at the Husky Winter Carnival on Dec. 1.

 

He is a psychology major with a minor in gerontology and a 2007 graduate of Ponaganset High School.

 

Sophomore Kevin Carey (Wakefield, RI) helped establish a new program record in the 4x800m relay (7:55.99) at the NEICAAA Championship Meet on Feb. 26. Carey placed 12th with a season-best performance in the 600m (1:28.85) and 12th in the high jump (1.71m) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. He finished 20th in the high jump (1.78m) and 33rd in the 500m (1:08.91), both of which were season-best performances, at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. Carey placed sixth in the high jump (1.76m) and 14th in the 600m (1:29.00) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He finished fourth in the high jump (1.71m) and sixth in the 600m (1:29.41) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. Carey finished fourth  in the high jump (1.78m) and fifth in the 1,000m (2:53.22), both of which were season-best performances,  at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed 44th with a season-best performance in the 800m (2:10.41) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. Carey placed ninth in the 600m (1:29.00) and 11th in the high jump (1.71m) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4.

 

Sophomore Michael Cole (Newport, RI) placed 64th with a season-best performance in the preliminaries of the 60m (7.69) and 90th in the 200m (23.90) at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. He finished 28th with a season-best performance in the 55m preliminaries (7.06) and 30th in the 200m (24.44) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. Cole placed fifth in the 200m (23.96) and seventh in the 55m (7.16) at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed 62nd with a season-best performance in the 200m (23.89) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. Cole placed seventh in the 200m (24.23) and 17th in the preliminaries of the 55m (7.15) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4.

 

Sophomore Conor McCloskey (Warwick, RI) helped establish a new program record in the 4x800m relay (7:55.99) at the NEICAAA Championship Meet on Feb. 26. McCloskey earned a pair of N.E. Alliance honors by placing sixth in the 1,000m (2:40.37) and seventh in the 3,000m (8:55.78) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. He placed 55th with a season-best performance in the 3,000m (8:55.76) at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. McCloskey finished ninth with a season-best performance in the mile (4:34.21) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He placed second with a season-best performance in the 1,000m (2:40.36) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. McCloskey took second in the mile (4:34:51) at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed 16th in the 3,000m (9:06.22) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. McCloskey placed third in the mile (4:38.00) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4.

 

Sophomore George NíTow (Providence, RI) placed 14th in the 400m (50.20) at the ECAC Championships on March 5. He earned All-New England honors with an eighth place finish in the 400m (51.32) and also with a sixth place effort in the 4x400m relay (3:24.88) at the Div. III New England Championships on Feb. 19. N'Tow earned a pair of N.E. Alliance honors by taking second in the 400m (51.11) and eighth with a season-best performance in the 200m (23.44), while also finishing 19th in the preliminaries of the 55m dash (6.91), at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. He placed 21st with a season-best performance in the 400m (49.59) and helped establish a new program record (3:18.84) in the 4x400m relay at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. N'Tow finished fourth in the 400m (51.58) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He finished second in the 400m (52.64), third in the 200m (23.71) and fifth with a season-best performance in the 55m (6.85) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. N'Tow placed third in the 600m (1:26.00) at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed seventh in the 500m (1:07.18) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. NíTow placed sixth in the 400m (54.37) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4. 

 

Sophomore Austin Pena (Warwick, RI) placed 18th with a season-best performance in the 500m (1:07.01) at the ECAC Championships on March 5. Pena helped establish a new program record in the 4x800m relay (7:55.99) at the NEICAAA Championship Meet on Feb. 26. Pena finished 19th in the 600m (1:28.24) at the Div. III New England Championships on Feb. 19. He placed ninth with a season-best performance in the 600m (1:25.71) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. Pena placed 26th in the 500m (1:07.90) at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. He finished fourth in the 600m (1:28.03) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15.Pena finished fourth in the 1,000m (2:50.98) at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed ninth in the 500m (1:08.14) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. Pena placed third with a season-best performance in the 1,000m (2:43.39) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4. 

 

Sophomore Shawn Stadnick (Wakefield, RI) helped establish a new program record in the 4x800m relay (7:55.99) at the NEICAAA Championship Meet on Feb. 26.  Stadnick finished 20th in the 800m (2:02.61) at the Div. III New England Championships on Feb. 19. Stadnick earned N.E. Alliance honors for his second place season-best finish in the 800m (1:59.06) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. He finished 39th with a season-best performance in the 500m (1:10.90) at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. Stadnick placed fourth in the 800m (2:04.19) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He took second in the 800m (2:05.16) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. Stadnick placed third with a season-best performance (2:47.44) in the 1,000m at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed 14th in the 800m (2:03.00) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. Stadnick placed second in the 800m (2:01.64) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4.

 

Freshman Brandon Aikens (Cumberland, RI) finished 27th in the 200m (23.10) at the ECAC Championships on March 5. He earned All-New England honors as part of the 4x400m relay (3:24.88) with a fourth place finish, as well as placing 13th in the 200m (23.54) and 25th in the preliminaries of the 55m (6.92) at the Div. III New England Championships on Feb. 19.  Aikens earned a pair of N.E. Alliance honors by claiming third in the 200m (23.06) and eighth in the 55m (6.74) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. He placed 35th in the preliminaries of the 60m (7.35) and 42nd in the 200m (22.80), both of which were season-best performances, and helped establish a new program record (3:18.84) in the 4x400m relay at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. Aikens finished fourth in both the 55m (6.74) and the 200m (23.26) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He was victorious in both the 55m (6.72), a season best performance, and the 200m (23.44) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. Aikens won the 200m (23.00) and finished second in the 55m (6.74) at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed 34th with a season-best performance in the preliminaries of the 60m (7.35) and 44th at the 200m (23.64) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11.Aikens placed third in the 55m (6.75) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4. Aikens was named Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Week on three occasions.

 

Freshman Craig Amado (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Year. Amado finished 11th in the preliminaries of the 400m (50.13) at the NCAA Div. III Championships, hosted by Capital University on March 11. 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), at the ECAC Championships on March 5. Amado broke his own record in the 400m, placing sixth (48.76), and equaled his own program mark in the triple jump with a fifth place effort (14.32m) at the NEICAAA Championship Meet on Feb. 26. He earned All-New England honors for his second place finish in the 400m (50.69), eighth place effort in the long jump (6.44m) and fourth place effort as part of the 4x400m relay (3:24.88) at the Div. III New England Championships on Feb. 19. He also placed ninth in the triple jump (13.26m) at the meet.

 

Amado impressively won N.E. Alliance honors for his top-eight finishes in four events at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. He won the 400m (50.16), placed second in the triple jump with a new program record (14.32m), took third with another program record in the long jump (6.68m) and finished sixth in the 200m (23.33).

 

He finished sixth in the triple jump (13.86m), 13th in the 400m (49.03) and helped establish a new program record (3:18.84) in the 4x400m relay at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. Amado placed fifth in the triple jump (12.94) and seventh with a season-best performance in the 200m (23.28) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He claimed victory in the 400m (51.86), while placing second in both the long jump (6.35m) and the triple jump (13.80m), at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. Amado won both the 600m (1:24.83) and the triple jump (13.68m), while finishing second in the long jump (6.14m), at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He won the triple jump (14.28m) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. Amado won the triple jump (13.90m), placed second in the 400m (52.28), third in the long jump (6.64m) and fifth in the high jump (1.76m) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4. Amado was named Little East Conference Rookie Track Athlete of the Week three times and the LEC Rookie Field Athlete of the Week on two other occasions.

 

Freshman Tom DeCristofaro (Smithfield, RI) placed 24th with a season-best performance in the 3,000m (10:08.42) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He finished sixth in the 3,000m (10:19.00) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. DeCristofaro placed 19th in the 3,000m (10:32.13) at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed 90th with a season-best performance in the mile (5:04.85) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. DeCristofaro placed 18th in the 3,000m (10:15.56) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4. 

 

Freshman Ian McCord (Providence, RI) placed 102nd with a season-best performance in the mile (5:16.59) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. McCord placed 21st with a season-best performance in the 3,000m (10:36.29) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4.

 

Freshman Cameron Richer (Woonsocket, RI) finished 15th with a season-best performance in the 3,000m (9:57.20) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He took third in the 3,000m (10:00.00) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. Richer placed 11th in the mile (4:59.76) at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8. He placed 84th with a season-best performance in the mile (4:58.30) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. Richer placed 16th in the 3,000m (10:05.50) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4. 

 

Freshman Michael Swift (Westerly, RI) placed 26th in the preliminaries of the 55m (7.06) at the N.E. Alliance Championships on Feb. 12. He finished 63rd in the 60m preliminaries (7.65) and 89th in the 200m (23.85), both season-bests, at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan. 29. Swift placed 20th in the 200m (24.18) and 27th in the preliminaries of the 55m (7.05) at the Wesleyan Invitational on Jan. 22. He finished sixth in the 200m (24.34) and 10th in the preliminaries of the 55m (7.08) at the Coast Guard Invitational on Jan. 15. Swift finished fourth with a season-best performance in the 55m (6.98) and seventh in the 200m (24.33) at the Southern Maine Invitational on Jan. 8.  He placed 70th in the 200m (24.02) at the Harvard Open on Dec. 11. Swift placed ninth in the 200m (24.50) and 16th in the preliminaries 55m (7.10) at the Springfield Invitational on Dec. 4.