After first day at BIG EAST Championships the Friar women are in second, men are in fifth.
Katie Fallon takes three first place finishes in the Friars’ loss to the Pirates.
The Friars’ men and women both lose to Bryant, 163-94 and 151-111.
Ninety-seven Friar student-athletes earned their varsity jackets.
Eight women and eight men qualified for the BIG EAST Championships.
As a sophomore: Collected 184.25 points on the season ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 200y freestyle, 500y freestyle, 1650y freestyle and as part of the 800y freestyle relay ... Currently ranked 32nd all-time with 405.00 points. As a Freshman: Collected 220.75 points for the Friars ... Swam the eighth-fastest 500y freestyle (4:47.68), the fourth-fastest 1000y freestyle (9:55.34) and the fourth-fastest 1650y freestyle (16:23.18) all-time at Providence ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 200y IM, 200y freestyle, 500y freestyle, 1650y freestyle and as part of the 800y freestyle relay ... Swam the fastest 1650y freestyle and 1000y freestyle on the team for the season ... Awarded the O'Neill Family Award, which honors the most valuable male and female freshman athletes.
Before Providence: Earned four varsity letters in swimming at Natchitoches Central High School ... Captain for one year (2012-13) ... State High School Champion in 100 yard backstroke, 500 yard freestyle, and 200 yard IM ... Central Louisiana Outstanding Male Swimmer in both 2012 and 2011 ... Natchitoches Central High School Outstanding Male Swimmer in 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009 ... Earned Captain's Award in 2011 ... All-State Louisiana Swimming Short Course (2012) and Long Course (2011) Champion ... Assisted team in earning Louisiana High School Athletic Division 2 Swimming Championships in 2012 and 2011, and 2012 Red River Swim Conference Championships ... Member of the National Honors Society ... Recipient of Mayor's Award for Service and Leadership (2013).
Personal: Born March 1, 1995 ... Son of Mark and Susan Begnaud ... Marketing Major.
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