Athena Sampalis Named Little East Women's Rookie Swimmer of the Week

Athena Sampalis
Athena Sampalis

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.).