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May 1, 2014

 

2013-14 Rhode Island College
Womenís Swimming Season Summary
(1-5 Overall; Eighth Place at the Little East Conference Championships)

Providence, R.I.-Head Coach Ron Sutherlandís team finished the 2013-14 campaign with a 1-5 record overall, with their lone win coming in the programís first-ever home meet against Husson University, 126-95, on Jan. 17 at Bryant Universityís Chace Center Pool.

 

RIC placed eighth (eight teams) with a score of 32.0 at the 2013-14 Little East Conference Championships on Dec. 7. The Anchorwomen also finished 17th overall (20 teams) with a score of 170.0 at the 2014 New England Intercollegiate Swimming and Diving Association (NEISDA) Championships on Feb. 14-16.

 

 

 

Senior Sophie Kanno (Cranston, RI) closes out here three-year career with the Anchorwomen as the programís individual record-holder in the 50 freestyle, 50 breaststroke, 100 freestyle, 100 IM, 100 breaststroke and the 200 IM. A three-time team captain and an original member of the programís inaugural squad, she also holds a share of six Rhode Island College relay records, including the 200 freestyle, 200 medley, 400 freestyle, 400 breast crescendo, 200 clothes and the 800 freestyle.

 

As a senior in 2013-14, Kanno wrapped up her career by recording a trio of season-best marks and placing ninth in the 100 IM (1:03.96; season-best), 11th in the 100 breaststroke (1:11.46; season-best) and 15th in the 100 butterfly (1:04.64; season-best) at the NEISDA Championships on Feb. 14-16. She took first place in both the 100 butterfly (1:06.85) and the 100 IM (1:05.65), while also placing second in the 100 freestyle (59.74; season-best), against Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 31. Kanno took first place in the 200 IM (2:26.67), 100 freestyle (1:00.59) and the 100 butterfly (1:05.91) against Husson University on Jan. 17. She took first place in both the 50 freestyle (27.31) and the 100 IM (1:06.85), while also placing third in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.75), at the Bridgewater State Double Duals on Jan. 1

 

Kanno took sixth place in the 200 IM (2:23.18; season-best), eighth in the 100 breaststroke (1:12.39) and ninth in the 50 freestyle (26.91; season-best) at the Little East Championships on Dec. 7. She placed first in the 50 freestyle (27.72) and second in both the 100 IM (1:06.26) and the 100 butterfly (1:07.50) at Western Connecticut on Nov. 22. Kanno placed third in the 100 breaststroke (1:16.41) and took fourth in the 200 freestyle (2:16.09; season-best) at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 9. She took first place in the 50 freestyle (27.47), 100 backstroke (1:15.64) and the 200 IM (2:27.39) at Western New England on Nov. 1. Kanno posted a time of 1:08.28 to lead all competitors in the 100 IM at the Blue Jay Pentathlon on Oct. 26, while her time of 1:14.19 was good for second place in the 100 breaststroke. She also placed fourth in the 100 butterfly (1:07.47) and 10th in the 100 freestyle (1:01.31).

 

As a junior in 2012-13, Kanno finished ninth with a pair of season-high times in both the 100 breaststroke (1:09.94) and in the preliminaries of the 100 IM (1:04.95), while also finishing 12th with a season-best time of 1:04.53 in the 100 butterfly, at the NEISDA Championships on Feb. 8-10. Kanno finished first with a season-best time of 2:21.81 in the 200 IM and also finished first in the 50 breaststroke (34.72), while finishing third in the 50 butterfly with a season-best time of 29.44, at Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 2. She placed first in both the 100 butterfly (1:08.22) and the 50 butterfly (30.14), while also finishing second in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.69), at the Western Connecticut double duals on Jan. 2

 

Kanno took first place with a season-best time of 34.67 in the 50 breaststroke, and also finished first in the 100 IM (1:07.22) and the 100 breaststroke (1:14.08), at Husson on Jan. 19. She placed first both in both the 100 butterfly (1:07.71) and the 100 breaststroke (1:16.03), and also placed second in the 200 freestyle with a season-best time of 2:13.57, at the Plymouth State double duals on Jan. 12.

 

As a sophomore in 2011-12, Kanno recorded three season-highs at Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 4 as she placed first in both the 100 IM (1:09.35) and the 100 breaststroke (1:15.88), while finishing second in the 100 butterfly (1:08.56). She registered two more season-highs at the Bridgewater State tri-match on Jan. 15 as she placed third in both the 200 freestyle (2:17.24) and the 50 freestyle (28.40), while also finishing third in the 100 butterfly (1:09.30). Kanno finished 10th in the 100 breaststroke (1:16.56) and placed 11th in the 200 IM with a season-high time of 2:31.54 at the Little East Championships on Dec. 3. She placed fifth in the 100 butterfly (1:13.64) at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Nov. 12, while also finishing seventh in the 100 breaststroke (1:19.43) and in a tie for ninth in the 50 butterfly with a season-high mark of 31.32.

 

Kanno is an international business major who also competes for RICís womenís lacrosse team and is a 2010 graduate of Cranston High School East.

 

Junior Ramie Cormay (Walpole, MA) closes out her three-year career with the Anchorwomen as the programís individual record-holder in the 25 freestyle. A three-time team captain and an original member of the programís inaugural squad, she also holds a share of two Rhode Island College relay records, including the 100 freestyle and the 200 clothes. Although she has one more season of eligibility, Cormay is graduating.

 

As a junior in 2013-14, Cormay took first in the 50 butterfly (32.21; season-best), finished second in the 100 IM (1:16.95; season-best) and fourth in the 50 breaststroke (39.30; season-best) against Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 31. Cormay posted a first place finish in the 1,000 freestyle (13:17.46; season-best) to go along with second place finishes in the 50 butterfly (33.21) and the 100 breaststroke (1:25.82) against Husson University on Jan. 17. She finished third in the 1,000 freestyle (13:31.90), while also finishing fifth in the 50 breaststroke (40.77) and sixth in the 50 butterfly (35.93) at the Bridgewater State Double Duals on Jan. 11. Cormay finished 18th in the 100 breaststroke (1:25.30; season-best), 20th in the 500 freestyle (6:23.46; season-best) and 22nd in the 200 IM (2:45.67; season-best) at the Little East Championships on Dec. 7.

 

She placed third in the 100 breaststroke (1:27.41), third in the 500 freestyle (6:36.51) and fourth in the 100 IM (1:19.55) at Western Connecticut on Nov. 22. Cormay placed 10th in the 500 freestyle (6:31.68), 14th in the 50 breaststroke (40.12) and 16th in both the 100 freestyle (1:07.44; season-best) and the 50 butterfly (33.13) at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 9. She finished second in the 50 butterfly (33.02) and third in both the 50 breaststroke (39.83) and 100 breaststroke (1:26.79) at Western New England on Nov. 1. Cormay placed 15th in the 100 breaststroke (1:26.62), 19th in the 100 IM (1:18.82) and 24th in the 100 freestyle (1:07.53) at the Blue Jay Pentathlon on Oct. 26.

 

As a sophomore in 2012-13, Cormay finished second in the 50 breaststroke with a season-best time of 38.94 and fourth in the 50 butterfly with a season-best time of 33.09 at Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 2. She finished third in the 50 breaststroke (39.11) and sixth in the 50 butterfly (33.92) at the Western Connecticut double duals on Jan. 27. Cormay finished third in both the 50 breaststroke (39.62) and the 100 breaststroke (1:24.00), while also finishing fourth in the 50 butterfly (33.23), at Husson on Jan. 19. She finished third in the 100 breaststroke (1:25.79) and fifth in the 200 breaststroke with a season-best time of 3:04.25 at the Plymouth State double duals on Jan. 1.

 

Cormay finished 18th in the 1,000 freestyle with a season-best time of 13:28.40and 19th in the 100 breaststroke with a season-best time of 1:22.67 at the Little East Championships on Dec. 1. She placed 15th in the 50 breaststroke (39.16), while also placing 22nd in the 50 butterfly (33.79) and 24th in the 100 freestyle (1:08.42), at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 10. Cormay finished third in the 1,000 freestyle (13:44.25) and fifth in the 50 butterfly (34.12) at Western New England on Nov. 2. She placed third in the 100 freestyle with a season-best time of 1:07.55 and also finished third in the 50 butterfly (33.38) at the University of St. Joseph on Oct. 27.

 

As a freshman in 2011-12, Cormay set two season-high marks at Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 4 as she placed second in both the 100 IM (1:16.78) and the 100 breaststroke (1:24.57), while also finishing fourth in the 100 butterfly (1:16.75). She posted two more season-high finishes at the Bridgewater State tri-match on Jan. 15 as she placed third in the 200 IM (2:45.24) and fourth in the 100 butterfly (1:16.07), while also finishing third in the 100 breaststroke (1:25.45). Cormay placed 20th in the 100 butterfly (1:19.27) and 26th in the 500 freestyle with a season-high time of 6:45.41 at the Little East Championships on Dec. 3. She notched a pair of season-highs at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on Nov. 12 as she placed 20th in the 50 breaststroke (40.76) and tied for 21st in the 50 butterfly (33.43), while also finishing 18th in the 100 breaststroke (1:28.83).

 

She is a nursing major with a minor in psychology & behavioral neuroscience and a 2009 graduate of Walpole High School.

 

Junior Katherine Landry (Woonsocket, RI) closes out here two-year career at Rhode Island College with a share of the 400 breast crescendo relay record.  Although she has one more season of eligibility, Landry is graduating.

 

As a junior in 2013-14, Landry posted a second-place finish in the 50 butterfly (33.32), while finishing third in both the 200 breaststroke (2:55.84) and the 50 breaststroke (38.91), against Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 31. Landry finished first in both the 50 butterfly (32.51; season-best) and the 200 breaststroke (2:53.15; season-best), while finishing second in the 200 IM (2:41.72), against Husson University on Jan. 17. She finished third in the 50 butterfly (32.60), fourth in the 50 breaststroke (39.38) and sixth in the 100 breaststroke (1:24.27) at the Bridgewater State Double Duals on Jan. 11. Landry finished 15th in the 200 breaststroke (2:56.43), 16th in the 100 breaststroke (1:24:29) and 17th in the 200 IM (2:38.22; season-best) at the Little East Championships on Dec. 7.

 

She placed second in the 200 breaststroke (2:55.22), second in the 100 breaststroke (1:23.41) and third in the 200 backstroke (2:40.38) at Western Connecticut on Nov. 22. Landry placed seventh in the 100 breaststroke (1:22.33; season-best) and ninth in the 200 backstroke (2:39.22; season-best), while also finishing 10th in the 100 backstroke (1:14.73) and 13th in the 50 breaststroke (39.42), at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 9. She took second in both the 50 breaststroke (38.06; season-best) and the 100 backstroke (1:13.91; season-best) at Western New England on Nov. 1. Landry posted a 10th place finish in the 100 breaststroke (1:22.88) at the Blue Jay Pentathlon on Oct. 26, while also finishing 26th in the 100 freestyle (1:08.02; season-best).

 

As a sophomore in 2012-13, Landry finished fifth in the 100 backstroke with a season-best time of 1:12:60 and fifth in the 50 butterfly with a season-high time of 33.50, while also finishing sixth in the 50 backstroke (34.22), at Eastern Connecticut on Feb. 2. Landry picked up a trio of season-high times as she placed second in both the 50 backstroke (33.48) and the 100 IM (1:14.10), while finishing third in the 100 freestyle (1:05.70), at Husson on Jan. 19. She placed fourth in the 100 freestyle (1:07.23) at the Plymouth State double duals on Jan.

 

Landry finished 17th in the 200 breaststroke with a season-best time of 3:03.47), and also finished 22nd in the 100 breaststroke (1:26.82) and 24th in the 100 freestyle (1:07.55) at the Little East Championships on Dec. 1. She finished 19th in the 50 breaststroke (41.72) at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 10. Landry placed fourth in both the 50 breaststroke with a season-high time of 39.79, finished fourth in the 100 freestyle (1:06.48) and also finished sixth in the 100 breaststroke (1:29.24) at Western New England on Nov. 2. She finished third in both the 50 breaststroke (40.32) and third in the 100 breaststroke with a season-best time of 1:25.91 at the University of St. Joseph on Oct. 27.

 

Landry is an English major with a minor in creative writing.

 

Sophomore Marykate McCutcheon (Smithfield, RI) placed 14th in the 200 backstroke (2:20.73) and 21st in the 100 backstroke (1:07.53), while also placing 17th in the 100 freestyle (58.06; season-best), at the NEISDA Championships on Feb. 14-16. McCutcheon took first place in both the 200 backstroke (2:20.01; season-best) and the 1,650 freestyle (19:28.76; season-best) at Western Connecticut on Nov. 22. She finished first in the 1,000 freestyle (11:42.32; season-best), 100 freestyle (1:00.73) and the 100 butterfly (1:05.69; season-best) at Western New England on Nov. 1. McCutcheon finished second in the 100 butterfly (1:05.75) and third in both the 100 freestyle (59.31) and the 100 backstroke (1:06.28; season-best) at the Blue Jay Pentathlon on Oct. 26.

 

Freshman Kelly Harlow (Little Compton, RI) finished fifth in both the 100 freestyle (1:18.97) and the 50 backstroke (39.49; season-best), and also finished sixth in the 50 freestyle (36.17), against Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 31. She placed third in the 100 backstroke (1:26.01), fourth in the 100 freestyle (1:21:61) and fifth in the 50 freestyle (36.37) against Husson University on Jan. 17. Harlow finished fifth in both the 100 freestyle (1:19.95) and the 50 backstroke (43.18), while placing sixth in the 50 freestyle (36.79), at the Bridgewater State Double Duals on Jan. 11. She finished 30th in the 100 backstroke (1:24.36; season-best), 31st in the 100 freestyle (1:17.85; season-best) and 40th in the 50 freestyle (34.77; season-best) at the Little East Championships on Dec. 7.

 

Harlow finished fourth in the 100 freestyle (1:19.32), fifth in the 100 backstroke (1:28.11) and sixth in the 50 freestyle (36.22) at Western Connecticut on Nov. 22. She placed 14th in the 200 backstroke (3:25.5; season-best), 21st in the 100 backstroke (1:32.00) and 33rd in the 100 freestyle (1:22.52) at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 9. Harlow placed fourth in the 50 backstroke (40.90) and sixth in the 100 freestyle (1:30.45) at Western New England on Nov. 1.

 

Freshman Jaclyn Pringle (North Providence, RI) placed first in the 500 freestyle (6:20.13) and added fourth-place finishes in the 200 freestyle (2:20.70) and the 50 freestyle (29.62; season-best) against Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 31. She took first place in the 500 freestyle (6:17.63; season-best) and the 200 freestyle (2:20.58), while placing second in the 50 freestyle (29.67) against Husson University on Jan. 17. Pringle finished 17th in the 200 freestyle (2:20.00; season-best) and 19th in the 500 freestyle (6:23.26) at the Little East Championships on Dec. 7.

 

She finished second in the 500 freestyle (6:23.03), second in the 200 freestyle (2:21.25) and fourth in the 100 backstroke (1:20.60) at Western Connecticut on Nov. 22. Pringle took 14th in the 100 freestyle (1:08.56), 17th in the 50 freestyle (31.14) and 19th in the 100 backstroke (1:22.57) at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 9. She finished second in the both the 200 freestyle (2:24.31) and the 500 freestyle (6:35.65; season-best), while finishing third in the 100 freestyle (1:06.81; season-best) at Western New England on Nov. 1. Pringle placed 20th in the 100 freestyle (1:06.90) and 24th in the 100 backstroke (1:19.53; season-best) at the Blue Jay Pentathlon on Oct. 26.

 

Freshman Rachel Soria (Pawtucket, RI) took third place in the 100 backstroke (1:18.10), fourth place in the 50 backstroke (36.33; season-best) and fifth place in the 50 freestyle (31.30) against Eastern Connecticut on Jan. 31. Soria placed first in both the 200 backstroke (2:53.17; season-best) and the 100 backstroke (1:17.86), while taking third in the 50 freestyle (31.25), against Husson University on Jan. 17. She took fourth place in the 50 backstroke (37.19), fifth place in the 100 backstroke (1:19.15) and sixth in the 100 IM (1:21.03; season-best) at the Bridgewater State Double Duals on Jan. 11. Soria finished 22nd in the 100 freestyle (1:06.56; season-best), 26th in the 100 backstroke (1:16.68; season-best) and 31st in the 50 freestyle (30.14; season-best) at the Little East Championships on Dec. 7.

 

She placed second in the 100 backstroke (1:18.60), second in the 100 freestyle (1:07.89) and fourth in the 50 freestyle (30.98) at Western Connecticut on Nov. 22. Soria finished 15th in the 200 freestyle (2:31.12; season-best), 17th in the 100 backstroke (1:19.19), 17th in the 100 freestyle (1:07.46) and 18th in the 500 freestyle (7:06.91; season-best) at the Louise Goodrum Invitational on Nov. 9. She finished second in the 50 backstroke (37.53), third in the 50 freestyle (32.07) and fourth in the 100 backstroke (1:21.71) at Western New England on Nov. 1. Soria placed 21st in the 100 IM (1:21.16), 22nd in the 100 backstroke (1:18.00) and 23rd in the 100 freestyle (1:07.40) at the Blue Jay Pentathlon on Oct. 26.