Nov. 20, 2003
WORCESTER, Mass. -
The Providence College men's and women's swimming and diving teams competed against Holy Cross on November 19, 2003 in Worcester, Mass. The Friar women's team posted a 133-110 victory and improve to 4-3 overall on the season. The Providence men earned a 130-97 victory and improve to 2-3 overall. At this time last year, both Friar swimming and diving squads held a mark of 0-4 on the season.
On the women's side, senior Bridget McKenna and freshman Katelyn Flynn each earned two first-place finishes to lead Providence. McKenna captured wins in the 1,000-meter (11:10.40) and 500-meter (5:26.12) freestyle. Flynn won the 200-meter freestyle (2:03.47) and the 200-meter butterfly (2:15.09). Also earning first-place individual finishes on the afternoon were junior Jamie Modon-Cohen in the 1-meter diving event with 198.75 points and freshman Anne Nemeth, who finished first in the 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2:33.79.
In the relay events, Providence captured the 400-meter medley relay with a time of 4:12.25. The team was comprised of freshman Carolyn Rider, Nemeth, Flynn and sophomore Lori Brezinsky
On the men's side, Providence captured first-place finishes in both relay events. In the 400-meter medley relay senior Bryan Flynn, freshman Andrew Zockoff, freshman Jeff Vollero and junior Matthew Raske teamed up to finished the event in a time of 3:45.87. Senior Patrick Kavanagh, Vollero, freshman Tom McLoughlin and Raske comprised the men's team that won the 400-meter freestyle relay in a time of 3:24.05.
Parker also won two individual events on the day. He won the 1,000-meter freestyle (10:55.71) and the 500-meter freestyle (5:12.49). Vollero won the 200-meter backstroke in a time of 2:04.79, while Zockoff finished first in the 200-meter breaststroke (2:25.68).
The Providence College men's and women's swimming and diving teams will return to action on Friday, December 5 at the Harold Anderson Invitational. The event will be held at the University of Rhode Island in Kingston, R.I.