Oct. 24, 2004
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College women's swimming and diving team posted a season-opening victory over Montclair State, 175-67, this afternoon at the Taylor Natatorium in the Peterson Events Center. Providence won 11 events on the afternoon including 10 individual events along with two team events enroute to the route.
The women's sophomore quartet of Carolyn Rider (Freehold, N.J.), Katelyn Flynn (Sinking Spring, Pa.), Annie Nemeth (Kendall, N.Y.) and Emily Corcoran (Haverhill, Mass.) set the tone for the afternoon early as they posted a victory in the 400 meter medley relay with a time of 4:45.37. The Friars also won the 400 meter freestyle relay with a 4:22.98 finish that included Rider along with junior Lori Brezinsky (Bethleham, Pa.), senior Aylssa Meleski (Southington, Conn.) and freshman Jessica McCarthy (Woodstock, N.Y.).
Also picking up individual wins for the women's squad was freshman Amy Ryan
(East Granby, Conn.) who won the 800 meter freestyle with a time of 10:19.23. Ryan also won the 200 meter freestyle with a time of 2:20.59, while Flynn won the 200 meter individual medley with a time of 2:32.00, and the 200 meter butterfly with a time of 2:34.27. Senior Jamie Moden-Cohen (Yorktown Heights, N.Y.) won the one meter dive with a total of 159.98 points, while Corcoran narrowly won the 100 meter freestyle with a time of 1:05.31. That finish was a mere 1.09 seconds faster than the second-place finisher.
Freshman Danielle Matook (Seekonk, Mass.) won the 200 meter backstroke with a time of 2:41.09, while classmate Jessica McCarthy (Woodstock, N.Y.) won the 400 meter freestyle with a time of 4:54.92. Nemeth also won the 200 meter backstroke with a time of 2:46.02 to round out the Friars victories.