Nov. 3, 2012
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – The Providence College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams fell to Seton Hall on Saturday, November 3 in South Orange, N.J. The men’s team fell 160-108, while the women were defeated 176-99.
The men’s team collected a win in the 200y freestyle relay, coming in at 1:30.47. The first place team included junior Kenny Savage (Basking Ridge, N.J.), junior Michael Luiz (New Bedford, Mass.), senior Marc Freda (Lincroft, N.J.) and junior Connor Lui (Monroe, Conn.). Lui also collected an individual first place finishing the 100y butterfly in 55.15. Sophomore Justin Tse (Framingham, Mass.) won the 500y freestyle event, coming in at 4:52.44. Sophomore John Fatigati also found the winner’s circle after winning the 400y IM with a time of 4:08.97.
The women’s team collected two individual first place finishes as well as a victory in the 200y freestyle relay. The relay team, who finished in 1:43.96, included junior Kimberly Hall (Morristown, N.J.), senior Erin Nanna (Westwood, Mass.), junior Samantha DeGroff (Berlin, Conn.) and senior Sam Schlich (Massepequa, N.Y.). Schlich would also collect a first-place finish in the 200y freestyle, winning the event in 1:57.95. Junior Kelly Hall (Morristown, N.J.) took first place in the 400y IM (4:51.64), finishing only .02 seconds ahead of sophomore Leia Federiconi (Williamsville, N.Y.)
The diving team was led by seniors Allie Black (Mystic, Conn.) and Ben Kardian (Valhalla, N.Y.) who each won both of their 1m diving events. Black won with 278.85 points, while Kardian won with 298.43 points. Black met the NCAA Zone Qualifying Standards with her score.
The team will have their next home meet on Saturday, November 10 when they host Brandeis at 11:00 a.m. in Taylor Natatorium.
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