Nov. 15, 2006
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
The Providence College men's and women's swimming teams competed against Holy Cross at Taylor Natatorium on Tuesday, November 14 2006. Both PC teams were victorious as the men won 147-96 and the women won 147-94.
There were several top finishes in men's competition. The men's 400 meter medley relay team, comprised of freshman Tim Reilly (Floral Park, N.Y.), sophomore Chris Ray (Basking Ridge, N.J.), sophomore Ryan Clark (Taunton, Mass.), and sophomore Justin Rich (Branford, Conn.) finished first in a time of 4:16.55. Sophomore Nick Trilla (Belmont, Mass.) finished first in the 800 meter freestyle in a time of 9:16.23 and freshman Michael Loftis (Branford, Conn.) took first in the 200 meter freestyle (2:01.75) and 400 meter freestyle (4:22.58). Rich took first in the 50 meter freestyle (25.48) and Reilly took top finishes in the 200 meter IM (2:19.68) and 200 meter butterfly (2:16.44). Freshman Matt Card (Bow, N.H.) took first in the 100 meter freestyle (55.56) and Clark took first in the 200 meter backstroke (2:19.84). Chris Ray took the win in the 200 meter breaststroke, clocking in at 2:43.27.
There were numerous top finishes on the women's side as well. The 400 meter medley relay team consisting of junior Danielle Matook (Seekonk, Mass.), senior Annie Nemeth (Pittsburgh, Pa.), senior Katelyn Flynn (Sinking Spring, Pa.) and senior Emily Corcoran (Haverhill, Mass.), placed first in a time of 4:37.30. Junior Jessica McCarthy (West Hurley, N.Y.) placed first in the 800 meter freestyle (9:53.56) and the 400 meter freestyle (4:48.37). Nemeth took first in the 200 meter freestyle (2:13.58) and the 200 meter breaststroke (2:42.99). Flynn took first place finishes in the 200 meter IM, clocking in at 2:31.83 and the 200 meter butterfly (2:23.84). Freshman Carrie Lamb (New Paltz, N.Y.) finished first in the 100 meter freestyle (1:02.40). The final win came from senior Carolyn Rider (Freehold, N.J.) who finished first in the 200 meter backstroke in a time of 2:31.11.
With the win, the men's team improves their record to 4-3 and the women's team improves to 4-2. The Friars return to action on Friday, December 1 when they travel to the University of Rhode Island to compete in the Harry Anderson Invitational.