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, 114-78, loss at Plymouth State on Dec. 1. It is the second time this season Sampalis has received this honor.

She took first place in the 50-yard backstroke (34.83), was second in the 50-yard freestyle (29.69) and had the lead leg of the second place 400-yard medley relay (5:15.68).

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will travel to Clark on Saturday, Jan. 12 (1 p.m.).