Bridgewater, Mass.--The Rhode Island College
women’s swimming team opened the 2016-17 campaign with a third place
finish at the fifth Annual Michael Arsenault Memorial
Relays, hosted by Bridgewater State at the Dr. Mary Jo Moriarty Pool
on Saturday afternoon. The host Bears took home first place for the
In the 200-yard
freestyle relay, the RIC team of junior Sydney Curran (North
Kingstown, RI), sophomore Madison Lane (Barrington, RI),
sophomore Courtney Payne (Waterford, CT) and senior Abbie
Leazes (Providence, RI) notched a third place finish (1:56.92).
In the 200-yard medley relay, the team of Lane, Payne, Curran and
Leazes finished third (2:12.89). The 100-yard freestyle relay had
the foursome of freshman Karen Ramirez (Providence, RI),
freshman Jianna Hodge (North Providence, RI), freshman
Chelsea Luciano (Pawtucket, RI) and freshman Vanessa Dao
(Revere, MA) record a third place finish (1:12.15).