Twenty-three student-athletes were honored for excellence in the classroom.
Eight women and eight men qualified for the BIG EAST Championships.
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.
As a Junior: Led the team with 424 points and 23 first-place finishes ... Swam the fastest 200y backstroke (1:50.99), 200y IM (1:51.33), 400y IM (4:01.06), second-fastest 100y backstroke (52.12), third-fastest 200y freestyle (1:42.60) and the seventh-fastest 200y butterfly (1:58.45) all-time at Providence ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100y backstroke, 200y backstroke, 200y butterfly, 200y IM, 400y IM and as part of the 800y freestyle relay, 200y medley relay, and 400y medley relay ... Reached the BIG EAST finals in the 200y backstroke, finishing in fifth-place with a time of 1:50.99 ... Took third-place in the finals in the 200y IM (1:15.33) ... Earned fourth-place in the finals in the 400y IM (4:01.06) ... Three-time recipient of BIG EAST Athlete of the Week Honors (11/28/13, 2/4/14, and 2/11/14) ... Earned All-BIG EAST Honors on Feb. 27, 2014 ... Recipient of the Horace Bowden Most Valuable Player Award for the third consecutive year ... Currently sits as the active points leader with 972.25 points, ranking second all-time.As a Sophomore: Led the team with 316.00 points and 16 first-place finishes ... Broke the school record in the 200y IM, finishing in 1:52.17 ... Swam the third-fastest 200y backstroke all-time, finishing in 1:55.25 ... Swam the fastest 200y freestyle (1:43.00), 1000y freestyle (10:15.13), 50y backstroke (24.94), 200y backstroke (1:55.25), 200y IM (1:52.17) and 400y IM (4:07.15) on the team this season ... Winner of the Horace Bowden Award for the second consecutive season ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 200y IM, 400y IM and 200y backstroke while participating in the 200y medley relay, 400y medley relay, 800y freestyle relay ... Reached the finals in the 200y IM, finishing 16th overall with a time of 1:53.39 ... Currently sits as the active points leader with 548.25 points, which ranks 13th all-time. As a Freshman: Led the team with 255.75 points and 16 first-place finishes...Specialized in the 100y and 200y backstroke and the 200y and 400y IM...Swam a team-best 25.42 in the 50y backstroke and 1:44.03 in the 200y freestyle...Swam the fourth-fastest 100y backstroke (53.31), fourth-fastest 200y backstroke (1:55.32), fifth-fastest 100y butterfly (51.70) and second-fastest 200y IM (1:54.63) in Friar history...Broke the school record for the 400y IM, finishing in 4:04.87...Winner of the Horace Bowden Award and the O'Neill Family Award...Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 200y backstroke, 200y IM and 400y IM while participating in the 200y medley relay, 400y medley relay and 800y freestyle relay.
High School: Earned four Varsity letters swimming while at Don Bosco Prep...Captained the swim team his senior year...Two time Don Bosco Coaches Award winner...Named Don Bosco MVP in 2011...Named three time first team all county, three time first team all league, first team all state for non-public schools...Holds four high school team records...Member of National Honors Society and National Italian Honors Society.
Personal: Born July 1, 1993...Son of Michael and Roseann Fatigati...Has one sister, Alexis, a former swimmer and 2011 graduate of Providence College...Accounting major.
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