Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman Athena Sampalis (West Greenwich, RI) was named the Little East Women’s Rookie Swimmer of the Week for her performance in the Anchorwomen’s, 130-61, loss vs. Western New England on Nov. 16.
Sampalis took first in both the 50-yard freestyle (28.87) and the 100-yard IM (1:17.12). She also had a second place finish in the 50-yard backstroke (35.69) and swam the anchor leg of the first place 200-yard freestyle relay (2:08.47).
Head Coach Barry Fontaine’s team is currently 0-3 on the season. In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Plymouth State on Saturday, Dec. 1 (1 p.m.).