Jan. 17, 2005
Men's Track & Field
South Windsor, Conn. (South Windsor)
University of Rhode Island senior Andre' Reid (South Windsor, Conn.) was named Atlantic 10 Men's Indoor Track & Field Performer of the Week after breaking his own school record in the shot put at the BU All-Comers Meet on Saturday.
Reid had a throw of 58 feet, 4 inches in the Rams' season-opener. His toss was an NCAA provisional qualifying mark and broke his old school record of 56-9. Reid is the defending Atlantic 10 indoor and outdoor champion in the shot put.
The Rams return to action on Friday when they host the Sorlein Invitational at 1 p.m. in Mackal Field House
The GoRhody.com Athlete of the Week is selected each week while University of Rhode Island athletic teams are competing.