FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 27, 2012

 

CRAIG AMADO NAMED LITTLE EAST
FIELD ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.Rhode Island College sophomore Craig Amado (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Field Athlete of the Week for his performance at the NEICAAA Championships, hosted by Boston University on Feb. 24-25.

 

Amado broke his own record in the triple jump with a fourth place finish (14.86m) and also placed 14th in the 400m (49.47).

 

 

 

As a team, the Anchormen placed 25th (34 teams) with a total of five points. UConn won the meet with 118.50 points.

 

Amado was named the Little East Track Athlete of the Week earlier in the season.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will see action at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Championships at the New Balance Armory in New York City on Friday and Saturday, Mar. 2-3.

 

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