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.  

-GO FRIARS-     

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