Morgan Cooper Earns Little East Conference Honors

Nov. 23, 2009

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-Freshman swimmer Morgan Cooper (Sunderland, MA/Frontier Regional HS) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's swimming team has been honored by the Little East Conference.

Cooper has been named LEC Rookie Swimmer of the Week.

Cooper led the Corsair women in their meet against Bentley Saturday, winning three events. She won twice in the butterfly, finishing first at 50 yards with a time of 28.09 seconds, and winning the 100 yard race in 1:04:47. Cooper also won the 100 yard freestyle with a time of 57.99 seconds.

"Morgan is hard-working, extremely focused, and dedicated, and can swim any event that we put her in," said UMass Dartmouth Head Coach Cathy Motta. "She's a great asset to our program."

The Corsairs will return to action when they visit Eastern Connecticut State December 2nd.

UMASS DARTMOUTH SWIMMING