FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

December 5, 2016

 

VANESSA DAO NAMED LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE
WOMEN’S SWIMMING ROOKIE OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College freshman Vanessa Dao (Revere, MA) was named the Little East Conference Women’s Swimming Rookie Swimmer of the Week for her performance in a 109-90 loss at Plymouth State on Saturday, Dec. 3.

 

Dao took home first place in the 50-yard backstroke (34.16) and recorded a third place finish in the 50-yard freestyle (29.82). She also registered a third place finish in the 100-yard backstroke (1:16.23). Dao swam the opening leg of the 200-yard medley relay (2:22.54), which notched a second place finish.

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Husson on Saturday, Jan. 14 (noon).

 

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