Swimming and Diving Defeated by Georgetown

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    Feb. 8, 2014

    SEWELL, N.J - The Providence College men's and women's swimming and diving teams were defeated by the Georgetown Hoyas on Saturday, Jan. 8 at Rutgers University. The men's team lost 173-92, while women were defeated 176.50-101.50.

    Junior John Fatigati (Mahwah, N.J.) notched two individual victories in the 200y IM (1:57.56) and the 200y backstroke (1:55.79), along with placing second in the 100y back (53.81). Freshman Zachary Begnaud (Natchitoches, La.) took first in the 500y freestyle with a time of 4:48.94. Graduate student Kyle McLaughlin (Warrington, Pa.) placed second in two events, the 100y freestyle (48.56) and the 200y freestyle (1:45.51).

    On the women's side, junior Leia Federiconi (Williamsville, N.Y.) earned second place in the 200y IM (2:16.41), and third place in the 100y breaststroke (1:08.56) and the 200y breaststroke (2:31.78). Senior Kelly Hall (Morristown, N.J.) earned first in the 200y IM with a time of 2:16.39. Junior Gabriela Mayuri (West Hartford, Conn.), sophomore Leah Moynihan (Lowell, Mass.), junior Meredith Pramer (Norwalk, Conn.) and senior Morgan Lee (Vernon, Conn.) all qualified for the BIG EAST Championships.

    40 Friars will compete in the BIG EAST Swimming and Diving Championships. The Championships will run from Wednesday, Feb. 19 through Saturday, Feb. 22. The events will be held at the Glouster County Institute of Technology in Sewell, N.J. starting at 10 a.m. each day.