Women's Swimming And Diving Finish Second At Harold Anderson Invitational; Men Tie For Second

    Dec. 1, 2012


    KINGSTON, R.I. –The Providence College men’s and women’s swimming and diving team competed in the Harold Anderson Invitational hosted by the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I. on Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1.  The women’s team took second place with 620.50 points and the men’s team tied for second with Bryant University, scoring 769 points.

    The men’s team saw multiple victories from sophomore Justin Tse (Framingham, Mass.) and John Fatigati (Mahwah, N.J.)  Tse earned first place in the 500y freestyle after finishing the event in 4:44.87 and the 200y freestyle, winning in 1:44.85.  Fatigati took first in three events over the two day invitational, winning the 200y IM (1:57.59), the 400y IM (4:10.56) and the 200y backstroke (1:57.72).  Sophomore Daniel Murphy (Cos Cob, Conn.) won the 100y breaststroke in 1:00.33, while senior Chris Morales (Ridgewood, N.J.) won the 200y butterfly in 1:59.19.  Senior Ben Kardian (Valhalla, N.Y.) won the 1m diving event, collecting 269.10 points and finished second in the 3m diving event, scoring 231.40 points.  Senior Allie Black (Mystic, Conn.) won the 1m diving competition, scoring 265.10 points. 

    28 Friars have now met the BIG EAST Qualifying Standards following the event.  The updated list of Friars that will be heading to Indianapolis, Ind. for the BIG EAST Swimming and Diving Championships thus far are:

    Allie Black

    Meghan Condon

    Eileen Colliton



    Katie Degnan

    Leia Federiconi

    Amie Fracker

    Abby Garrahan

    Kelly Hall

    Kimberly Hall

    Moira James

    Nicole Monanian

    Jillian Mullany

    Reilly O’Connell

    Kelly O’Neill

    Erin Nanna

    Sam Schlich

    Meredith Pramer

    Tara Walter


    Eric Burtchell

    James Butler

    John Fatigati

    Ben Kardian

    Connor Lui

    Chris Morales

    Danny Murphy

    Ken Savage

    Andrew St. Pierre

    Justin Tse



    Women’s Team Results

    1 – Rhode Island               904

    2 – Providence College 620.50

    3 – Bryant University      594

    4 – Maine                            590

    5 – Assumption College 549.50

    6 – Holy Cross                    170

    Men’s Team Results

    1 – Maine                            771

    2 – Bryant University      769

    2 – Providence College 769

    4 – Holy Cross                    621

    5 – Rhode Island               295

    The Harold Anderson Invitational marks the last event for the Friars for the calendar year.  The Friars will return to the pool when they host Wesleyan on Saturday, January 5 at 1:00 p.m. at Taylor Natatorium in Providence, R.I.