KINGSTON, R.I. - Rhode Island freshman Nigel Hill was named Corvias ECAC DI New England Men's Rookie of the Week this afternoon. This follows him being named Atlantic 10 Co-Performer of the Week with George Mason's Xavier King Jr. by the Atlantic 10 conference offices in Newport News, Virginia on Tuesday.
Hill took first place in the 200m with an adjusted time of 21.42 on a flat track, good for first in the A-10. The rookie from Honey Brook, Pa., also qualified for the finals in the 60m dash, and ran the first leg of the winning 4x400 relay squad at URI's Coaches vs. Domestic Violence Invite.
Hill and the Rams will return to action in David Hemery Valentine's Invitational at Boston University on Saturday, February 14 at 10:00 a.m. The meet is the final meet before the Atlantic 10 Indoor Championship, which will take place on February 21-22 at Mackal Field House