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    Men place second out of four teams with 418 points; Women place fourth out of five teams with 420 points.
     
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    Dec. 5, 2005

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    KINGSTON, R.I. - The Providence College swimming and diving teams competed at the University of Rhode Island this past weekend in the Harold Anderson Invitational. The men's team won two events and posted 418 points to place second out of four teams. The women's team won three events and posted 420 points to place fourth out of five teams.

    On the men's side of things, the Friars won the 400-yard medley relay with a time of 3:40.48. Freshman Ryan Clark (Taunton, Mass.) junior Andrew Zockoff (Dover, Mass.), freshman Justin Rich (Branford, Conn.) and senior Frank LaMonaca (Cheshire, Conn.) combined for the victory. The 200-yard freestyle relay quartet of senior Seth Brockman (Kenner, La.), sophomore Tom McLoughlin (Leonardo, N.J.), Rich and LaMonaca finished second with a time of 1:29.15. The Friars also placed second in the 200-yard medley relay as Clark, Zockoff, Rich and Brockman turned in an impressive time of 1:39.71, less than half a second behind the leaders. Clark also placed second in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 56.57.

    PC captured the top three spots in the 200-yard freestyle as LaMonaca won the event with a time of 1:46.31. Brockman finished second (1:47.08) and McLoughlin third (1:50.70) as the trio combined to earn 36 points for the Friars in that event alone. In addition, Brockman placed second in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 22.43 and third in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 49.07.
     

     

    On the women's side, junior Katelyn Flynn (Sinking Spring, Pa.) edged out 13 other competitors to win the 400-yard IM with a time of 4:40.68, almost two seconds faster than the second-place finisher. Junior Annie Nemeth (Pittsburgh, Pa.) won the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:09.40 and the 200-yard breaststroke (2:27.39). She also placed second in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:13.04. The 200-yard medley relay squad of freshman Meghan Glynn (North Easton, Mass.), junior Katelyn Flynn, freshman Blair Flynn (Middleton, R.I.) and Nemeth posted a second-place time of 1:54.24, less than a second off the pace. Blair Flynn also placed third in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:01.58.

    The Providence College swimming and diving teams are off until their annual Florida training trip in January. The Friars will take on Bucknell and Western Kentucky in Fort Myers, Fla., on January 7th.