Feb. 21, 2005
PISCATAWAY, N.J. -
The Providence College women's swimming and diving team placed fourth out of 21 teams with 382 points at the Metropolitan Conference Championships this past weekend. Sophomore Annie Nemeth (Pittsburgh, Pa.) posted the highest Friar finish as she won a pair of events including the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:07.46, and the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:24.60. She placed first out of 24 competitors in each event, and garnered 20-points with each victory, towards PC's overall score. The Friars' men's swimming and diving team placed seventh out of 17 teams with 197 points.
Nemeth finished fifth out of 24 competitors in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:21.91. She also was a member of the 800-yard freestyle relay team that placed third out of 19 squads with a time of 8:17.97, the 400-yard medley relay team that placed fourth out of 22 teams with a time of 4:07.31, and the 200-yard medley relay team that placed sixth out of 22 teams with a time of 1:55.43.
Other members of the 400-yard medley relay team included sophomores Carolyn Rider
(Freehold, N.J.), Katelyn Flynn
(Sinking Spring, Pa.) and Emily Corcoran
(Haverhill, Mass.). Other members of the 200-yard medley relay team included freshman Danielle Matook
(Seekonk, Mass.), senior Alyssa Meleski
(Southington, Conn.) and Flynn. Other members of the 800-yard freestyle relay included junior Lori Brezinsky
(Bethlehem, Pa.), Corcoran and Flynn.
Furthermore on the women's side, the Friars cleaned up in the 200-yard breaststroke. In addition to Nemeth's performance, three other PC swimmers earned points for the squad. Corcoran placed seventh overall with a time of 2:35.21, freshman Kate Ryan (Branford, Conn.) placed 15th overall with a time of 2:44.47, and senior Megan Fuller (Staten Island, N.Y.) placed 16th overall with a time of 2:44.61. Corcoran also fared well in the 100-yard breaststroke as she placed eighth overall with a time of 1:11.17.
Flynn turned in an impressive time in the 200-yard butterfly as she placed seventh out of 24 competitors with a time of 2:13.88. Rider finished right behind her in the event with an eighth-place time of 2:18.86. Senior Jamie Modon-Cohen (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) also had a solid weekend as she finished fifth in the three-meter dive (357.40) and sixth in the one-meter dive (297.00 points).
On the men's side, the 200-yard freestyle relay team placed sixth out of 16 teams with a time of 1:28.80. The quartet was comprised of sophomore Tom McLoughlin (Leonardo, N.J.), senior Matt Raske (New Rochelle, N.Y.) freshman Ryan Barnicle (Newington, Conn.) and junior Frank LaMonaca (Cheshire, Conn.).
Individually, sophomore Andrew Zockoff (Dover, Mass.) placed sixth in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:00.45, and was a member of the 400-yard medley relay team that placed seventh with a time of 3:38.53. Other members of the squad included junior Seth Brockman (Kenner, La.), La Monaca and Barnicle.
Providence swimming and diving returns to action Friday, Feb. 25 as begins the ECAC Championships.