Friars Earn Split With Wesleyan

    Jan. 6, 2013


    PROVIDENCE, R.I. –The Providence College men’s and women’s swimming and diving team split with the Wesleyan University Cardinals on Saturday, January 5 in Providence, R.I.  The men’s team won 99-82, while the women’s team fell 120-111.

    Sophomore Justin Tse (Framingham, Mass.) collected a pair of second place finishes in the 200m freestyle (1:59.25) and the 400m freestyle (4:17.98), while classmate John Fatigati (Mahwah, N.J.) earned two fourth-place finishes in the 200m IM (2:14.48) and the 100m backstroke (1:02.84). 

    Junior Jillian Mullany (Monroe, Conn.) placed third in the 50m freestyle timing in at 28.22 and fourth in the 100m freestyle, touching the wall in 1:02.03.  Fellow junior Kelly Hall (Morristown, N.J.) finished fourth in the 200m IM (2:35.04).  Sophomore Kelly O’Neill (Rye, N.Y.) took third place with her time of 1:09.38 in the 100m backstroke.  Senior Allie Black (Mystic, Conn.) finished second in the 1m dive, collecting 227.25 points.

    The men’s and women’s swimming teams will travel to Puerto Rico for eight days for their annual winter training trip.  The Friars will travel to Bangor, Maine on Thursday, January 17 for their next meet against the Maine Black Bears.  The meet is slated to begin at 4:00 p.m.