Kathleen Degnan
    Kathleen Degnan


    Narragansett, R.I.

    High School:




    Women's Swimming And Diving Finish Second At Harold Anderson Invitational; Men Tie For Second

    28 Friars have now met BIG EAST Qualifying Standards this season.

    As a Senior: Collected 38.5 points on the season ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100y freestyle, 100y backstroke, 200y backstroke and the 100y butterfly ... Competed in the BIG EAST finals in the 100y butterfly, finishing in 15th place (1:00.13).As a Junior: Earned 57.00 points on the season ... Swam the second-fastest 100y butterfly (1:00.55) on the team this season at the Harold Anderson Invitational ... Finished second in the 100m backstroke in a win over Brandeis, finishing in 1:12.54 ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100y butterfly and the 100y backstroke ... Currently has 231.00 career points. As a Sophomore: Finished 10th on the team with 72.50 points...Swam the third-fastest 100y butterfly (1:00.58), the second-fastest 200y backstroke (2:09.06) and the second fastest 100y backstroke (59.6) on the team...Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100y butterfly, 100y backstroke and 200y backstroke...Currently has 174.00 career points... As a Freshman: Garnered 102.50 points...Saw first action on October 23, 2010 at the Harold Anderson Invitational...Set the team's season-best times in the 100y free (59.50), 200y free (2:07.86) and 100y fly (1:00.15) on February 17, 2011 at the BIG EAST Championships...A part of the two relay teams that set the season-best times for the 200y and 400y medley relay...Qualified for and competed in the 200y medley relay, 100y fly, 100y back, 400y medley relay and 200y back.

    High School: Earned four varsity letters as a swimmer...Competed for the track and field squad (2008)...Captained the swimming team in her senior year...RIIL Female Swimmer of the Year Nominee...Named First Team All-State in the 200-medley and 200-free relay...Division II State Champions (2009)...National Honor Society member and Honor Roll student.

    Personal: Born February 6, 1992...Daughter of Joseph and Jane Degnan...Has four brothers, Ryan (22), Brendan, Patrick and Owen, and one sister, Michaela...Her father is a 1982 graduate of Providence and her mother is currently enrolled in the continuing education program...General Studies major.