FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

February 4, 2013

 

KANNO & MCCUTCHEON EARN
WEEKLY LITTLE EAST HONORS

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College junior Sophie Kanno (Cranston, RI) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Swimmer of the Week, while freshman Marykate McCutcheon (Smithfield, RI) was named the Rookie of the Week for the third time this season, for their respective performances in a 119-88 loss to Eastern Connecticut on Saturday, Feb. 2.

 

 

 Junior Sophie Kanno

 

Kanno finished first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:21.81 to break her own program record, and did the same in the 50 butterfly after finishing in third place and recording a time of 29.44. Kanno also finished first in the 50 breaststroke (34.72).

 

McCutcheon earned a pair of first place finishes in the 200 freestyle (2:04.47) and the 500 freestyle (5:33.94).

 

 

 Freshman Marykate McCutcheon

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the N.E. Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Championships on Feb. 8-10 in White River Junction, Vermont.

 

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