KINGSTON, R.I. - Rhode Island senior Jimmy Strawderman was named Performer of the Week by the Atlantic 10 conference offices in Newport News, Va. on Monday.
Competing in the Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays, the Cranston, R.I. native finished 16th overall in the university/college division of the pole vault.
The defending Atlantic 10 pole vault champion cleared 5.05m, (16'6.75"), and out-jumped competitors from schools in the SEC, Pac 12, Big Ten, and Big 12, amongst many others.
Strawderman and the Rhode Island Men's Track & Field team will compete in Durham, N.H. on April 4th at the UNH Wildcat Invitational. The meet is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m.