FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

March 4, 2012

 

CRAIG AMADO HEADS BACK TO NCAA
MEN'S TRACK & FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College sophomore Craig Amado (Providence, RI) is headed back to the NCAA Div. III Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships, which will be held at the Charles Benson Bear Recreation and Athletic Center in Grinnell, Iowa on Friday and Saturday, March 9-10.

 

Amado will compete in the triple jump. He finished 11th in the 400m one year ago as a freshman.

 

 

 Sophomore Craig Amado

 

Amado placed 10th in the triple jump (13.93m) and 17th in the 400m (51.14) at the ECAC Div. III Championships this past weekend.

 

He broke his own record in the triple jump with a fourth place finish (14.86m) and placed 14th in the 400m (49.47) at the NEICAAA Championship on Feb. 25.

 

Amado placed ninth in the triple jump (13.49m) and 20th in the 400m (53.01) at the New England Div. III Championships on Feb. 18.  

 

He earned N.E. Alliance honors in three events, placing fourth in the long jump (6.67m), fifth in the triple jump (13.44m) and third as part of the 4x400m relay (3:27.96) at the Alliance Championships on Feb. 11.

 

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