June 8, 2004
Senior, Co-Captain, Colin Aina (East Providence, R.I.) will travel to Austin, Texas to represent the University of Rhode Island at the NCAA National Division I Championship June 9-12, 2004.
Aina was selected as an At-Large qualifier from the East Region. At the Regional meet, Aina finished eighth in the 110 hh with a time of 13.98, but posted a Rhode Island record breaking performance of 13.88 in the trials. He is tied for 24th in the NCAA. This marks the second time that Aina has been selected for the NCAAs and he was the only Rhode Island athlete to earn an At- Large bid. He has qualified for the NCAA on four occasions.