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RIC Wins Three Individual Titles and Places Fifth at N.E. Alliance Championships

(From left to right: Junior Craig Amado, Sophmore Jarell Forbes and Senior Shawn Stadnick)

(From left to right: Junior Craig Amado, Sophmore Jarell Forbes and Senior Shawn Stadnick)

GORHAM, ME  – Sophomore Jarell Forbes (Providence, RI), junior Craig Amado (Providence, RI) and senior Shawn Stadnick (Wakefield, RI) won Little East individual titles, as Rhode Island College competed at the 2013 N.E. Alliance Men’s Indoor Track and 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.

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.

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 as part of the 4x200m (1st; 1:33.90) and 4x400m (2nd; 3:26.61) relay squads.

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 (Providence, RI) earned N.E. Alliance honors in the 200m with a fourth place effort (23.26) and as part of the 4x200m relay.

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

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.