Jan. 17, 2011
NEWPORT NEWS, Va.- Rhode Island sophomore Anthony Davidson picked up Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week honors following his strong performance at last Saturday's URI Sorlien Invitational.
In just his second collegiate meet, and first time running the 500m dash, the Easton, Pa. native posted the win in an IC4A qualifying time of 1:05.08.
Davidson's honor marks the second time this season that a Ram has been recognized. In early December, James Strawderman earned Rookie of the Week honors following his performance at the Northeastern-Carisella Invitational in Boston. Strawderman won the pole vault with New England Championship qualifying mark of 4.70m.
Rhode Island will be back in action this Saturday, Jan. 22nd to take part in the U.S. Navy Invitational. The meet is slatted to begin at 10 a.m. in Annapolis, MD.