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