Sam Schlich and John Fatigati named Most Valuable Student-Athletes for the second consecutive season.
Three records fall; one tied for the Friars at the BIG EAST Championships
Junior Connor Lui tied the school record in the 100y backstroke.
28 Friars have now met BIG EAST Qualifying Standards this season.
Providence College Men's Swimming & Diving Team Wins the Harold Anderson Invitational; Women's Team Takes Second.
20 Friars qualify for the BIG EAST Championship.
As a Junior: Collected 87 points on the season ... Swam the fastest 100y breaststroke (57.52) and the fifth-fastest 200y breaststroke (2:09.29) all-time at Providence ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100y breaststroke, 200y breaststroke, 200y IM and as part of the 400y medley relay ... Competed in the BIG EAST finals in the 100y breaststroke, finishing fourth (57.61) and in the 200y breaststroke, finishing 11th (2:09.29) ... His time in the 200y breaststroke at the BIG EAST championships was a personal record ... Awarded the Jan and Brian Larkin Most Improved Male Athlete Award for the second consecutive time.As a Sophomore: Scored 92.00 points; the 10th most on the team ... Earned a first-place finish in the 100y breaststroke (1:00.33) at the Harold Anderson Invitational ... Swam the fourth-fastest 100y breaststroke (59.24) and the eighth-fastest 200y breaststroke (2:11.29) in Friar history ... Winner of the Jan and Brian Larkin Most Improved Male Athlete Award ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100y breaststroke and 200y breaststroke while participating in the 400y medley relay ... Currently has 129.00 career points. As a Freshman: Scored 43.50 points...Specialized in the 100y and 200y breaststroke, earning six top-five combined...Had the second-best time in the 100y breaststroke (1:00.27) and the 200y breaststroke (2:13.36) for the Friars...Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100y breaststroke and 200y breaststroke.
High School: Earned four Varsity letters in swimming, two in soccer, and one in volleyball while at Fordham Prep...Won Most Improved Swimmer Award in 2008, 2009, and 2010...Won the Father Joseph Barton S.J. Award for Most Distinctive Swimmer in 2011...Earned Honor Roll from 2007-2011.
Personal: Born April 23, 1993...Son of Thomas and Mary Murphy...Has three sisters, Kristin, a Providence College senior, Jillian, and Mary...English major.
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