April 11, 2011

URUCI NAMED LEC MEN'S ROOKIE TRACK ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA - University of Massachusetts Boston men's outdoor track and field runner Xhulio Uruci (Newton, MA) has been named Little East Conference Men's Rookie Track Athlete of the Week for the week of April 4-10, it was announced today by the conference.

Uruci registered a first place finish in the 1,500-meter run this past weekend at the UMass Dartmouth Corsair Invitational. The native of Newton, MA covered the course in a time of four minutes, 12.29 seconds. He added another strong showing in the 800-meter race, placing third overall (2:03.80).

UMass Boston will run again on Saturday, April 16 at the Northeastern Solomon Husky Invitational in Dedham, MA with the meet scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m