Friars Swept By Boston College

    Feb. 1, 2013


    PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men's and women's swimming and diving team were swept by the Boston College Eagles on Friday, Feb. 1 in Chestnut Hill, Mass.  The men's team fell 154.5-100.5 while the women were defeated 155-118.

    The men's team saw sophomores John Fatigati (Mahwah, N.J.) and Justin Tse (Framingham, Mass.) each collect two first place finishes.  Fatigati won the 100y backstroke (54.61) and the 200y IM (1:59.23), while Tse would go on to win the 200y freestyle (1:46.00) and the 500y freestyle (4:58.97).  Senior Chris Morales (Ridgewood, N.J.) took first-place in the 200y butterfly, finishing in 2:02.70, while junior Connor Lui (Monroe, Conn.) won the 50y freestyle in 22.70.

    On the women's side, sophomore Kelly O'Neill (Rye, N.Y.) won the 200y backstroke, finishing the event in 2:13.01.  Fellow sophomore Emily Kennedy (Tallahassee, Fla.) collected a win in the 100y butterfly after coming in at 1:01.17.  Junior Kelly Hall (Morristown, N.J.)  closed out the individual victories for the women's team with a first-place finish in the 200y IM with a time of 2:18.78.  Junior Meghan Condon (Stratford, Conn.), O'Neill and seniors Sam Schlich (Massepequa, N.Y.) and Erin Nanna (Westwood, Mass.) would go on to win the 200m freestyle relay, finishing in 1:42.17.



    On the diving side, senior Ben Kardian (Valhalla, N.Y.) took second place in the 1m dive, collecting 240.22 points while classmate Allie Black (Mystic, Conn.) won the 1m dive with 258.22 points.

    The Friars will have the week off before competing in the Husky Open on Saturday, Feb. 16 in Storrs, Conn.  The Husky Open, hosted by the University of Connecticut is scheduled to start at 10:00 a.m.  

    -- GO FRIARS --