FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

November 5, 2012

 

MARYKATE MCCUTCHEON NAMED
LITTLE EAST ROOKIE SWIMMER OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Freshman Marykate McCutcheon (Smithfield, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Swimming Rookie of the Week for her performance in the Anchorwomen’s first three meets.

 

 

 

McCutcheon established a new Rhode Island College program record in three individual events this past weekend in a dual meet against Western New England on Nov 2. She set the new Anchorwoman standard in the 100-yard freestyle (59.76), 500-yard freestyle (5:43.90) and 1,000-yard freestyle (11:33.02). McCutcheon also helped Rhode Island College earn its first dual meet victory at St. Joseph (Conn.) by winning three individual events. She was the first to touch the wall in the 100-yard backstroke (1:06.38), 200-yard freestyle (2:06.34) and 500-yard freestyle (5:44.51). 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Saturday, Nov. 10 (noon).

 

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