Colin Aina Named New-England And A-10 Track And Field Performer Of the Week

Colin Aina Named New-England And A-10 Track And Field Performer Of the Week
Kingston,RI- Rhode Island's Colin Aina was named Male New England Collegiate Track and Field Athlete of the Week, as well as Atlantic-10 Men's Indoor Track and Field Performer of the Week.

Aina, a senior from East Providence, RI, led the Rams to a team title at the Terrier Cup, at Boston University on Saturday. Winning the 55-meter hurdles in a time of 7.38 seconds and placed first in the long jump in 23 feet, 1.25 inches. Rhode Island posted 93.5 points in the win over Maine, BU, and five other schools.

Curently Aina holds the URI records for the 55 meter high hurdles with a time of 7.30 seconds, and the 60 meter high hurdles with a time of 7.90 seconds.

Aina and the Rams will return to action this Friday at home in Mackal Field House when they host Connecticut, Yale, Hartford, Maine, Quinnipiac and Central Connecticut State at 1:30 p.m.