January 29, 2011



Boston, MAóFreshman Brandon Aikens (Cumberland, RI) broke the program record in the 200m (22.80), classmate Craig Amado (Providence, RI) established a new school mark in the 400m (49.03) and the pair joined sophomore George NíTow (Providence, RI) and senior Kyle Duguay (Cumberland, RI) to break the RIC record in the 4x400m relay (3:18.84) as the Rhode Island College menís indoor track & field team participated in the Boston University Terrier Invitational.



 Freshman Brandon Aikens


It was an individual meet with no team scoring. The Anchormen were one of a handful of Div. III teams who competed at the invitational, which was dominated by Div. I and II programs.


 The Anchormen's effort in the 4x400m relay, which is ranked No. 2 in the country, provisionally qualified them for the NCAA Championships.



 Freshman Craig Amado


Aikens placed 42nd in the 200m, while also placing 35th in the 60m (7.35). Amado placed 13th in the 400m, in which he is ranked No. 2 in the nation, and provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships. He also notched a sixth place finish in the triple jump (13.86m), in which he provisionally qualified for the NCAA Championships with a previous effort.



 Senior Kyle Duguay


Duguay led RIC with a 28th place finish in the 60m (7.30).



 Sophomore George N'Tow


In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the 2011 New England Alliance Championships, hosted by Southern Maine on Saturday, Feb. 12.