Providence, R.I.—Rhode Island College freshman Wenona Alexander (Warwick, RI) was named the Little East Women's Swimming Rookie of the Week for her performance in the Anchorwomen's, 116-60, loss at the University of Saint Joseph on Oct. 20.
Alexander finished first in the 100-yard freestyle (59.71), 50-yard butterfly (30.34) and the 200-yard IM (2:35.40). Those times automatically qualified her in all three events for the 2019 New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving Association (NEISDA) Championships at MIT in February. She also finished second as part of the 200-yard medley (2:16.34).
In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the University of Saint Joseph Blue Jay Pentathlon on Friday, October 26 (5 p.m.).