Jan. 31, 2004
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College men's and women's swimming and diving teams competed against the University of Vermont on Saturday, January 31. The men's team captured a 162-42 victory, while the PC women were defeated by Vermont, 126-117.
On the men's side, Providence earned first-place victories in all 11 events on the day, including two relays. Senior Patrick Kavanagh (Newburgh, N.Y.), senior Bryan Flynn (Middletown, R.I.) and freshman Jeff Vollero (Hamden, Conn.) won two individual events each against the Catamounts. Kavanagh posted victories in the 200-meter freestyle (2:00.43) and the 400-meter freestyle (4:29.03). Flynn won the 100-meter backstroke (1:02.57) and the 50-meter freestyle (25.33), and Vollero took first place in the 100-meter butterfly (1:02.04) and the 200-meter individual medley (2:22.52). PC senior Patrick Franzen (Taftsville, Vt.) was one of three Friars to win one event at the meet. Franzen placed first in the 100-meter breaststroke (1:13.38). Freshman Brian Parker (Rocky Hill, Conn.) won the 800-meter freestyle in a time of 9:30.69, while fellow freshman Andrew Zockoff (Dover, Mass.) earned a first-place finish in the 100-meter freestyle (56.85).
On the women's side, PC was paced by freshman Anne Nemeth
(Pittsburgh, Pa.) who earned first-place finishes in two events. Nemeth won the 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:17.41 and took first in the 200-meter individual medley with a time of 2:31.05. Fellow freshman Katelyn Flynn
(Sinking Spring, Pa.) won the 100-meter butterfly as she finished with a time of 1:00.00. Junior Jamie Modon-Cohen
(Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) was the only other Friar to place first in an event as she won the one-meter optional diving competition with 190.35 points.
The Friar women (5-5) will return to action on Saturday, February 7 against Sacred Heart in Providence, R.I. at 1:00 p.m. The men's team finishes the regular-season schedule with a 5-3 overall record.