Central Connecticut sophomore Aaron Radden finished 27th in the 200 meter qualifier at the 2011 NCAA East Preliminary. Radden the NEC Champion in the outdoor and indoor 200 meter was seeded 40th heading into the preliminary, but improved 13 spots in the qualifier.
Radden posted a time of 21.48 seconds to finish in 27th. He missed qualifying for tomorrow's semifinals by only five hundredths of a second.
Already the NEC's fastest man, by winning the indoor 60 and 200 meter and the outdoor 100 and 200 meter, Radden proved to be one of the elite sprinters in the eastern United States with his performance at the East Preliminary.
His teammate Rashad Williams finished 25th in the shot put yesterday.