May 10, 2006
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College swimming and diving program announced its 2005-06 award winners and 2006-07 team captains at the recent team banquet. Juniors Emily Corcoran (Haverhill, Mass.), Katelyn Flynn (Sinking Spring, Pa.), Annie Nemeth (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and Jenny Reardon (Needham, Mass.) will serve as senior captains for the women's team during the 2006-07 season. On the men's side, juniors Brian Confrey (Glastonbury, Conn.) and Tom McLoughlin (Leonardo, N.J.) will serve as senior captains for the men's team during the 2006-07 season. Flynn also received the Cindy Luciani Award given to the squad's most outstanding female swimmer.
Other awards given out included the Horace Bowden Award given to senior Frank LaMonaca (Cheshire, Conn.) for the squad's most outstanding male swimmer. Senior Seth Brockman (Kenner, La.) and freshman Christine Bonagura (Rockville Center, N.Y.) each earned the David Hardy Coaches Award.
In addition, sophomore Kellie Ryan (Dracut, Mass.) earned the Sears Award given to the team's most outstanding diver. Sophomore Jessica McCarthy (Olivebridge, N.Y.) earned the most improved female award, while sophomore David Kerley (Hopkinton, Mass.) won the most improved male award.
Finally, newcomers Blair Flynn
(Middletown, R.I.) and Ryan Clark
(Taunton, Mass.) each earned the John O'Neill Award given to the squad's most outstanding freshman.