FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 10, 2013

 

RIC WINS THREE INDIVIDUAL TITLES AND PLACES FIFTH AT N.E. ALLIANCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Gorham, Maine-Sophomore Jarell Forbes (Providence, RI), junior Craig Amado (Providence, RI), senior Shawn Stadnick (Wakefield, RI) and freshman Jarell James (Providence, RI) won Little East individual titles as Rhode Island College competed at the 2013 N.E. Alliance Men's Indoor Track & Field Championships, hosted by Southern Maine on Sunday afternoon.

 

The Anchormen placed fifth (10 teams) in the Alliance, which is comprised of Little East and MASCAC institutions, with a score of 93.0. Bridgewater State won the title with a score of 138.

 

RIC placed second (six teams) amongst Little East schools with a score of 133. Southern Maine won the LEC title with a score of 213.0.

 

 

 Junior Craig Amado

 

Amado was the N.E. Alliance Champion in the triple jump, placing first overall (14.42m). He also earned N.E. Alliance honors in the long jump (6.65m) with a fourth place effort.

 

 

 Sophomore Jarell Forbes

 

Forbes was the Little East Champion and earned N.E. Alliance honors with a second place effort in the 55m hurdles (7.78). He also earned N.E. Alliance honors by placing fourth in the 400m (51.09) and in the 4x400m (2nd; 3:26.61) relay squads.

 

 

Senior Shawn Stadnick

 

Stadnick was the Little East Champion and earned N.E. Alliance honors with a second place effort in the 800m (1:57.99). He also earned N.E. Alliance honors by finishing fourth in the mile (4:21.79) and as part of the 4x400m relay.

 

 

 Freshman Jarell James

 

James earned N.E. Alliance honors and was the Little East Champion in the 200m with a fourth place effort (23.26).

 

 Senior Conor McCloskey (Wakefield, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors with second place finishes in the mile (4:21.29), 3,000m (8:54.28) and the 5,000m (15:52.20).

 

 Senior Austin Pena (Warwick, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors with a sixth place effort in the 600m (1:24.53) and as part of the 4x400m relay.

 

 Freshman Edward Cummins (Lincoln, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors with a third place finish in the weight throw (15.65m).

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the N.E. Div. III Championships, hosted by Bates on Saturday, Feb. 16.

 

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