Villanova Women, Xavier Men Win Third-Straight Big East Championships

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By Chandler Brandes, Swimming World College Intern

The Villanova women won their third-straight Big East Championship title. The Wildcats finished with 1013 points, and they won all five relays and all but two individual events.

The Xavier men also won their third-straight Big East title. The Musketeers ended the meet with 832 points, and they won four relays and eight individual events.

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Women’s 1650

1. Emily Mayo (16:35.38), Villanova
2. Caitlin Daday (16:44.49), Villanova
3. Caroline Bonfield (16:47.50), Georgetown

Men’s 1650

1. James Foster (15:47.76), Xavier
2. Cody Wimmer (15:55.17), Seton Hall
3. Austin Evenson (15:55.41), Georgetown

Women’s 200 Back

1. Darby Goodwin (1:56.55), Villanova
2. Kathleen Duncalf (1:58.44), Georgetown
3. Paxtyn Drew (1:59.16), Xavier

Men’s 200 Back

1. Nathan Runyon (1:47.97), Xavier
2. Chase Baldwin (1:48.08), Xavier
3. Zohar Suslovich (1:50.03), Seton Hall

Women’s 100 Free

1. Kaisla Kollanus (49.10), Villanova
2. Alexandra Fabbri (49.73), Villanova
3. Taylor Wilson (50.05), Villanova

Men’s 100 Free

1. Luke Johanns (44.60), Xavier
2. Rodrigo Suriano (45.00), Xavier
3. Dakota Williams (45.43), Seton Hall

Women’s 200 Breast

1. Molly Fitzpatrick (2:12.44), Georgetown
2. Sydney Simpson (2:18.28), Seton Hall
3. Olivia Cacciatore (2:18.83), Villanova

Men’s 200 Breast

1. Michael Pettinichi (2:01.89), Xavier
2. Noah Yanchulis (2:02.02), Seton Hall
3. Matthew Dyer (2:02.51), Xavier

Women’s 200 Fly

1. Mackenzie Niness (2:00.46), Villanova
2. Fiona Hardie (2:00.91), Villanova
3. Christine Sullivan (2:02.97), Villanova

Men’s 200 Fly

1. Matthew Zebrowski (1:49.33), Seton Hall
2. Kyle Nash (1:50.03), Seton Hall
3. Justin Summers (1:51.73), Georgetown

Men’s 1m Diving

1. Ryan Blom (554.55), Georgetown
2. Jared Cooper-Vespa (543.95), Georgetown
3. Eric Davidson (520.15), Seton Hall

Women’s 400 Free Relay

Villanova’s Taylor Wilson (50.14), Goodwin (49.85), Fabbri (49.75), and Kollanus (49.02) won their fifth relay of the weekend in 3:18.76. Georgetown’s Erica Fabbri (50.15), Dorothy Morgan (50.90), Kirstin Peterson (52.44), and Page (49.75) took second in 3:23.24.

Men’s 400 Free Relay

Xavier’s Johanns (45.22), Albert Hitt (44.88), Samuel Johanns (45.20), and Suriano (44.50) won their fourth relay of the meet in 2:49.80. Georgetown’s Hinson (46.41), William Leach (45.21), Henry Rogatz (45.68), and Jacob Kohlhoff (45.66) took second in 3:02.96.

Final Women’s Scores

1. Villanova-1013
2. Georgetown-684
3. Xavier-535.5
4. Seton Hall-427.5
5. Providence-238
6. Butler-196

Final Men’s Scores

1. Xavier-832
2. Georgetown-781
3. Seton Hall-672.5
4. Villanova-469
5. Providence-196.5

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Author: Chandler Brandes

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Chandler Brandes is a junior at the University of Vermont where she is majoring in Public Communication and double minoring in Coaching and Sports Management. She is a former swimmer for the Catamounts and this is her third year on board with Swimming World.

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