Katie Mangano
Katie Mangano
Birth Date: 04/12/1990
Year: Senior
Hometown: Westerly, R.I.
High School: Westerly
Position: Free, Back

2011-12 (SENIOR): In Rhody's opening meet at Maine, won the 100-yard backstroke (1:01.04), and placed second in the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:39.27), the 200-yard medley relay (1:51.06) and the 100-yard freestyle (53.79)... In Rhode Island's eighth straight win against Springfield, won the 200-yard medley relay (1:51.29) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:12.97), and earned second in the 50-yard freestyle (24.50)... Against New Hampshire, won the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:41.50), and placed second in the 400-yard medley relay (3:59.38), the 100-yard backstroke (1:00.68) and the 100-yard freestyle (53.22)... Against Providence in the PINK OUT, won the 200-yard backstroke (2:10.49) and the 50-yard freestyle (24.58)... At the Harold Anderson Invitational, won the 50-yard freestyle (24.20), the 400-yard medley relay (3:56.16), the 100-yard free (52.43), and the 100-yard back (58.98). She also placed second in the 400-yard free relay (3:36.21) and third in the 200-yard medley relay (1:49.93)... Against Bryant, won the 200-yd. freestyle relay (1:39.41), and earned second in the 200-yd. medley relay (1:51.75), the 100-yd. backstroke (1:01.16), and the 200-yd. backstroke (2:11.68)... Earned second in the 100-yard freestyle (53.35) at the R.I. Invitational... Against Vermont, won the 200-yard medley relay (1:50.41), the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:38.99), and the 100-yard backstroke (1:00.03)... Against Dartmouth and Northeastern, earned second in the 50-yard freestyle (25.02), third in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:37.79), and fourth in the 200-yard medley relay (1:51.01)... In the Atlantic 10 Championships, part of Rhody's 200-yard medley relay team that set a new varsity record with a time of 1:45.16 for fifth. Also set a new team record in the 50 free prelims (24.07) and in the finals re-broke her time to finish 14th in 24.03. In the 200 free relay, the team finished seventh (1:36.89). In the 100-yard backstroke, finished 15th in 58.65. Broke her morning swim time (51.74) in the 100-yard freestyle, finishing fifth in 51.51. In the 400-yard freestyle relay, Rhode Island was tied for sixth with Xavier and was seven points behind Duquesne. Rhody finished sixth with a new school record (3:28.35), which was just enough for the Rams to finish one point ahead of Duquesne overall.

2010-11 (JUNIOR): A part of the 200-yard medley relay team that took first against Maine in a time of 1:51.35... Placed first in the 100-yard backstroke against Maine in a time of 1:00.26... Helped the Rams to a victory in the 200-yard medley relay at Springfield... Swam the anchor for the 200-yard freestyle relay team that took first at New Hampshire in a time of 1:38.44... Won the 100m backstroke in a time of 1:09.94 at Providence... Finished second in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 24.33 at the Harold Anderson Meet... Helped lead Rhody to a win in the 8x50-yard medley relay in a time of 3:45.58 at Bryant... Won both the 50-yard freestyle and the 200-yard backstroke at the R.I. Invitational... Won the 100-yard backstroke (1:01.10) and the 200-yard backstroke (2:11.05), while assisting the 200-yard freestyle relay team to a top finish versus Wagner... Won both the 100-yard backstroke and the 100-yard freestyle while helping the 400-yard freestyle relay team to a first place finish at Vermont... Helped lead the Rams to a victory in the 400-yard freestyle relay at Dartmouth/Northeastern... Helped Rhody to a sixth place finish in the 200-yard medley relay at the Atlantic 10 Championships... Also posted a time of of 24.20 in the 50-yard freestyle and a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay team that finished fifth with a time of 1:35.16 at the A-10 meet.

2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Swam on the winning 200-yard medley (1:50.67) and 400-yard freestyle relay teams (3:36.06) in the season-opener at Maine (10/31)... She also raced to a second-place finish in the 200 yard backstroke (2:11.03) at Maine (10/31)... Apart of the first place 200 yard medley relay team (1:53.96) and won the 50 yard freestyle (24.69) as well as the 200 yard backstroke (2:13.08) against Providence (11/7)...Helped the 200 yard medley relay team finish second (1:53.50) also took first place in the 100 yard backstroke (1:01.30) and the 100 yard freestyle (53.87) against Springfield (11/14)... Took fourth place in the 50 yard freestyle (24.81) and was a member of the second place 400 yard freestyle relay team (3:42.05) against Fordham and Duquesne (11/21)... Apart of the first place 400 yard medley relay team (4:01.27) and 200 yard freestyle relay team (1:40.43) at the Harold Anderson Invite (12/5).

2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Opened her collegiate career with a three-consecutive winning performances in the 100 yard backstroke... Posted a third-place finish (1:00.48) in the 100 yard backstroke against Drexel/Connecitcut... Swam on the 200 yard medley relay team at the Atlantic 10 championships, which posted a school-record time of 1:47.62.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity letter winner... Served as the team captain during her junior and senior seasons... Earned All-State honors as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior... Captured All-New England honors as a junior and senior... Rhode Island State champion in the 100 Free. Was named Rhode Island Swimmer of the Year as a senior... Earned All State honors in cross country and track.

PERSONAL: Born April 12, 1990... Daughter of Mike and Marylou Mangano... Her brother Jeff attended the College of Charleston... Lists her favorite athlete as Michael Jordan... Majoring in physical education.