GoRhody.com Athlete of the Week

GoRhody.com Athlete of the Week

Jan. 24, 2005

Ashhad Agyapong
Men's Track & Field
Sophomore, Sprints
Trenton, N.J. (Trenton Central)

Sophomore sprinter Ashhad Agyapong is the GoRhody.com Athlete of the Week after scoring 26 points in leading the men's track & field team to victory in the Sorlien Memorial Invitational, which the Rams hosted Friday in Mackal Field House.

Agyapong won the 200-meter dash in a time of 21.99 seconds and finished first in the 400 dash in 48.40 seconds. He placed third in the 55-meter dash in a time of 6.56 seconds.

The Rams scored 158 points to win the eight-team meet named in honor of longtime University of Rhode Island professor and track enthusiast Robert "Sparks" Sorlien. Pennsylvania finished second with 134 points, 24 behind the Rams, and Brown placed third with 123 points.

Rhody returns to action at the Adidas Boston Indoor Games this Friday.

The GoRhody.com Athlete of the Week is selected each week while University of Rhode Island athletic teams are competing.