Katherine Ainley and Helen Smith will serve as co-captains for the women’s program; Zachary Begnaud and Kurt Grunder will assume leadership roles for the men’s program.
The Friars defeat the Bulldogs to earn first BIG EAST victory, 151-111.
Ninety-seven Friar student-athletes earned their varsity jackets.
As a Junior: Was a member of the 400scm medley relay that placed third with a time of 4:44.4 vs. Iona College on Oct. 10th…Placed sixth in the 100scm backstroke (1:12.38) vs. Seton Hall University on Oct. 31st…Placed fourth in the 100y IM (1:05.6) and seventh in the 50y backstroke (30.78) vs. University of Rhode Island on Nov. 10th…Placed fourth in the 200scm breaststroke (2:53.6) and fifth in the 100scm breaststroke (1:20.3) at U.S. Coast Guard Academy & Worcester Polytechnic Institute on Nov. 13th…At the Harold Anderson Invitational on Nov 20th, Ainsley placed eleventh in the 200y IM (2:13.84) and fifth in the 200y breaststroke (2:26.97)… Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships Feb 24th in the 200y IM, 100y breaststroke, and 200y breaststroke…Competed in the BIG EAST Finals in the 100y breaststroke, placing twelfth with a time of 1:06.7. She also set a new school record with her 2:23.0 200y breaststroke at the Finals, placing eleventh.
Before Providence: Swam for nine years on the Seacoast club team ... Captain for the 2012-2013 season.
Personal: Born April 26, 1995 ... Daughter of Douglas and Ellen Ainley ... Ellen Ainley graduated from Providence in 1987, grandfather James Donovan graduated from Providence in 1956 ... Has one sister, Allison ... Biology major.
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