Seton Hall Men Wins Its First, Villanova Women’s Fourth Big East Title

Photo Courtesy: Seton Hall Athletics

Seton Hall captured its first men’s Big East Swimming & Diving Championship in school history Saturday night in East Meadow, New York. The Pirates had never finished higher than third at the Big East Championships and came away with the win this year winning by almost 200 points over second place Georgetown.

The Pirates got the night started with a win from Vadim Jacobson in the 1650 free at 15:36.71. Xavier’s Alex Wolfred trailed him the entire race and he was second at 15:40.79. Villanova’s John Paul Naughton had a monster last 100 to overtake Seton Hall’s Lior Grubert 15:49.91-15:50.13.

Event 29  Men 1650 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
         BIGE: % 15:05.45  2013      BRYAN DRAGANOSKY, LOUISVILLE
                 14:44.43  D1A
                 15:30.39  D1B
                 16:54.42  BEA A Qualifying
 Meet Qualifying:  16:54.42
    Name            Age School               Seed     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
  1 Jacobson, Vadim  20 Seton Hall-NJ    16:04.93   15:36.71 BEA     20  
                 25.33        52.63 (27.30)
        1:20.93 (28.30)     1:49.51 (28.58)
        2:18.17 (28.66)     2:46.89 (28.72)
        3:15.67 (28.78)     3:44.69 (29.02)
        4:13.53 (28.84)     4:42.37 (28.84)
        5:10.92 (28.55)     5:39.69 (28.77)
        6:08.26 (28.57)     6:36.65 (28.39)
        7:05.07 (28.42)     7:33.44 (28.37)
        8:02.07 (28.63)     8:30.41 (28.34)
        8:58.81 (28.40)     9:27.17 (28.36)
        9:54.94 (27.77)    10:23.10 (28.16)
       10:51.28 (28.18)    11:19.48 (28.20)
       11:47.90 (28.42)    12:16.31 (28.41)
       12:44.74 (28.43)    13:13.32 (28.58)
       13:42.02 (28.70)    14:10.88 (28.86)
       14:40.29 (29.41)    15:08.80 (28.51)    15:36.71 (27.91)
  2 Wolfred, Alexan  21 Xavier-OH        16:06.54   15:40.79 BEA     17  
                 25.17        52.99 (27.82)
        1:21.10 (28.11)     1:49.36 (28.26)
        2:17.92 (28.56)     2:46.63 (28.71)
        3:15.31 (28.68)     3:43.95 (28.64)
        4:12.79 (28.84)     4:41.43 (28.64)
        5:10.37 (28.94)     5:39.26 (28.89)
        6:08.10 (28.84)     6:37.00 (28.90)
        7:05.86 (28.86)     7:34.73 (28.87)
        8:03.54 (28.81)     8:32.15 (28.61)
        9:00.88 (28.73)     9:29.41 (28.53)
        9:58.15 (28.74)    10:26.94 (28.79)
       10:55.88 (28.94)    11:24.73 (28.85)
       11:53.41 (28.68)    12:22.22 (28.81)
       12:51.15 (28.93)    13:19.71 (28.56)
       13:48.32 (28.61)    14:16.86 (28.54)
       14:45.25 (28.39)    15:13.49 (28.24)    15:40.79 (27.30)
  3 Naughton, John   20 Villanova-MA     16:24.96   15:49.91 BEA     16  
                 25.27        52.49 (27.22)
        1:21.14 (28.65)     1:50.08 (28.94)
        2:19.17 (29.09)     2:48.23 (29.06)
        3:17.05 (28.82)     3:46.55 (29.50)
        4:15.72 (29.17)     4:44.82 (29.10)
        5:13.78 (28.96)     5:42.84 (29.06)
        6:11.96 (29.12)     6:40.89 (28.93)
        7:10.03 (29.14)     7:38.90 (28.87)
        8:07.73 (28.83)     8:36.43 (28.70)
        9:05.20 (28.77)     9:34.12 (28.92)
       10:03.04 (28.92)    10:32.09 (29.05)
       11:01.08 (28.99)    11:29.81 (28.73)
       11:58.70 (28.89)    12:27.93 (29.23)
       12:57.08 (29.15)    13:26.28 (29.20)
       13:55.39 (29.11)    14:24.43 (29.04)
       14:53.51 (29.08)    15:22.21 (28.70)    15:49.91 (27.70)
  4 Grubert, Lior    23 Seton Hall-NJ    15:45.36   15:50.13 BEA     15  
                 25.69        53.15 (27.46)
        1:21.03 (27.88)     1:49.43 (28.40)
        2:18.10 (28.67)     2:46.85 (28.75)
        3:15.72 (28.87)     3:44.50 (28.78)
        4:12.87 (28.37)     4:41.16 (28.29)
        5:09.43 (28.27)     5:37.81 (28.38)
        6:06.14 (28.33)     6:34.73 (28.59)
        7:03.50 (28.77)     7:32.33 (28.83)
        8:01.29 (28.96)     8:30.56 (29.27)
        8:59.72 (29.16)     9:28.62 (28.90)
        9:57.29 (28.67)    10:26.18 (28.89)
       10:55.23 (29.05)    11:24.26 (29.03)
       11:53.52 (29.26)    12:22.73 (29.21)
       12:52.16 (29.43)    13:21.71 (29.55)
       13:51.34 (29.63)    14:21.22 (29.88)
       14:50.91 (29.69)    15:20.75 (29.84)    15:50.13 (29.38)
  5 Wimmer, Cody J   20 Seton Hall-NJ    16:15.84   15:54.27 BEA     14  
                 25.28        53.08 (27.80)
        1:20.96 (27.88)     1:48.96 (28.00)
        2:17.24 (28.28)     2:45.62 (28.38)
        3:14.01 (28.39)     3:42.33 (28.32)
        4:10.90 (28.57)     4:39.45 (28.55)
        5:08.03 (28.58)     5:36.88 (28.85)
        6:06.11 (29.23)     6:35.22 (29.11)
        7:04.61 (29.39)     7:34.25 (29.64)
        8:03.82 (29.57)     8:33.45 (29.63)
        9:03.12 (29.67)     9:33.07 (29.95)
       10:02.68 (29.61)    10:32.20 (29.52)
       11:01.98 (29.78)    11:31.64 (29.66)
       12:00.98 (29.34)    12:30.24 (29.26)
       12:59.56 (29.32)    13:28.88 (29.32)
       13:58.14 (29.26)    14:27.17 (29.03)
       14:56.57 (29.40)    15:25.61 (29.04)    15:54.27 (28.66)
  6 Michalovic, Iva  19 Seton Hall-NJ    15:56.72   15:58.90 BEA     13  
                 25.58        53.48 (27.90)
        1:21.65 (28.17)     1:50.05 (28.40)
        2:18.52 (28.47)     2:47.12 (28.60)
        3:15.82 (28.70)     3:44.70 (28.88)
        4:13.51 (28.81)     4:42.19 (28.68)
        5:10.91 (28.72)     5:39.74 (28.83)
        6:08.61 (28.87)     6:37.62 (29.01)
        7:06.77 (29.15)     7:35.89 (29.12)
        8:05.01 (29.12)     8:34.16 (29.15)
        9:03.28 (29.12)     9:32.54 (29.26)
       10:01.70 (29.16)    10:31.11 (29.41)
       11:00.36 (29.25)    11:29.90 (29.54)
       11:59.32 (29.42)    12:28.98 (29.66)
       12:59.06 (30.08)    13:29.38 (30.32)
       13:59.64 (30.26)    14:30.08 (30.44)
       15:00.37 (30.29)    15:30.40 (30.03)    15:58.90 (28.50)
  7 Davidson, John   18 Villanova-MA     16:16.54   16:14.18 BEA     12  
                 25.38        53.38 (28.00)
        1:21.83 (28.45)     1:50.78 (28.95)
        2:19.83 (29.05)     2:49.22 (29.39)
        3:18.64 (29.42)     3:48.17 (29.53)
        4:17.73 (29.56)     4:47.46 (29.73)
        5:17.15 (29.69)     5:47.04 (29.89)
        6:17.07 (30.03)     6:47.15 (30.08)
        7:17.47 (30.32)     7:47.50 (30.03)
        8:17.56 (30.06)     8:47.46 (29.90)
        9:17.51 (30.05)     9:47.56 (30.05)
       10:17.33 (29.77)    10:46.97 (29.64)
       11:16.90 (29.93)    11:46.70 (29.80)
       12:16.90 (30.20)    12:46.78 (29.88)
       13:16.73 (29.95)    13:46.71 (29.98)
       14:16.63 (29.92)    14:46.71 (30.08)
       15:16.72 (30.01)    15:46.31 (29.59)    16:14.18 (27.87)
  8 Prangley, Joant  18 Georgetown-AM    16:16.61   16:14.82 BEA     11  
                 26.52        55.15 (28.63)
        1:24.38 (29.23)     1:53.76 (29.38)
        2:23.45 (29.69)     2:52.87 (29.42)
        3:22.59 (29.72)     3:52.06 (29.47)
        4:21.81 (29.75)     4:51.33 (29.52)
        5:20.97 (29.64)     5:50.69 (29.72)
        6:20.33 (29.64)     6:49.70 (29.37)
        7:19.48 (29.78)     7:49.17 (29.69)
        8:18.79 (29.62)     8:48.41 (29.62)
        9:18.27 (29.86)     9:47.82 (29.55)
       10:17.54 (29.72)    10:47.30 (29.76)
       11:16.86 (29.56)    11:46.74 (29.88)
       12:16.87 (30.13)    12:46.88 (30.01)
       13:17.14 (30.26)    13:47.22 (30.08)
       14:17.20 (29.98)    14:47.13 (29.93)
       15:17.47 (30.34)    15:46.80 (29.33)    16:14.82 (28.02)

Villanova came back in the 200 back to get a 1-2 finish from Andrew Kelley (1:46.56) and Justin Cucchi (1:46.88). Henry Hollinshead of Georgetown finished in third at 1:48.12.

 Event 31  Men 200 Yard Backstroke
=========================================================================
         BIGE: % 1:42.73  2012      PEDRO OLIVEIRA, LOUISVILLE
                 1:39.87  D1A
                 1:46.39  D1B
                 2:03.56  BEA A Qualifying
 Meet Qualifying:  2:03.56
    Name            Age School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Kelley, Andrew   19 Villanova-MA      1:46.31    1:46.56 BEA     20  
                 24.77        51.51 (26.74)
        1:18.92 (27.41)     1:46.56 (27.64)
  2 Cucchi, Justin   18 Villanova-MA      1:46.82    1:46.88 BEA     17  
                 24.64        50.88 (26.24)
        1:18.55 (27.67)     1:46.88 (28.33)
  3 Hollinshead, He  19 Georgetown-AM     1:48.37    1:48.12 BEA     16  
                 25.34        52.08 (26.74)
        1:19.79 (27.71)     1:48.12 (28.33)
  4 Runyon, Nathan   19 Xavier-OH         1:48.14    1:48.33 BEA     15  
                 25.01        51.84 (26.83)
        1:19.82 (27.98)     1:48.33 (28.51)
  5 Kauth, Tyler L   18 Seton Hall-NJ     1:47.97    1:48.58 BEA     14  
                 25.39        52.50 (27.11)
        1:20.57 (28.07)     1:48.58 (28.01)
  6 Suslovich, Zoha  25 Seton Hall-NJ     1:50.24    1:49.42 BEA     13  
                 25.31        52.78 (27.47)
        1:20.86 (28.08)     1:49.42 (28.56)
  7 Baldwin, Chase   19 Xavier-OH         1:49.58    1:50.59 BEA     12  
                 25.75        53.27 (27.52)
        1:21.87 (28.60)     1:50.59 (28.72)
  8 Tucker, Christo  20 Seton Hall-NJ     1:50.03    1:51.31 BEA     11  
                 25.07        52.80 (27.73)
        1:21.96 (29.16)     1:51.31 (29.35)

Seton Hall picked right back up with a dominant performance in the 100 free, placing three in the top four. Dakota Williams finished first for the Pirates at 44.86 with Noah Yanchulis and Connor Phillips finished third and fourth at 45.03 and 45.38 respectively. David Bunnell of Xavier split the trio with a second place finish at 44.95.

Xavier picked up its first win of the night on the men’s side with Matthew Dyer in the 200 breaststroke. Dyer was the only swimmer to break 2 minutes as he touched at 1:59.88 for the win. Josh Tosoni of Seton Hall was second at 2:00.45 and third was Xavier’s Robert Van Kirk a fair way back at 2:03.11.

Event 35  Men 200 Yard Breaststroke
=========================================================================
         BIGE: % 1:54.85  2010      CARLOS ALMEIDA, LOUISVILLE
                 1:52.99  D1A
                 1:59.79  D1B
                 2:18.99  BEA A Qualifying
 Meet Qualifying:  2:18.99
    Name            Age School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Dyer, Matthew S  20 Xavier-OH         2:00.92    1:59.88 BEA     20  
                 26.57        57.03 (30.46)
        1:28.18 (31.15)     1:59.88 (31.70)
  2 Tosoni, Josh R   18 Seton Hall-NJ     2:02.26    2:00.45 BEA     17  
                 27.29        58.03 (30.74)
        1:29.36 (31.33)     2:00.45 (31.09)
  3 Van Kirk, Rober  23 Xavier-OH         2:03.00    2:03.11 BEA     16  
                 27.90        59.08 (31.18)
        1:30.96 (31.88)     2:03.11 (32.15)
  4 Nussbaum, Tyler  20 Villanova-MA      2:03.08    2:03.20 BEA     15  
                 27.48        58.48 (31.00)
        1:30.60 (32.12)     2:03.20 (32.60)
  5 Wang, Arthur Z   20 Georgetown-AM     2:04.47    2:03.30 BEA     14  
                 27.82        58.65 (30.83)
        1:30.46 (31.81)     2:03.30 (32.84)
  6 Dougherty, Owen  20 Xavier-OH         2:05.79    2:04.74 BEA     13  
                 27.69        59.50 (31.81)
        1:32.00 (32.50)     2:04.74 (32.74)
  7 Fissella, Tre D  19 Seton Hall-NJ     2:04.86    2:04.86 BEA     12  
                 27.78        59.18 (31.40)
        1:31.69 (32.51)     2:04.86 (33.17)
  8 Sali, Sean       20 Seton Hall-NJ     2:06.07    2:06.32 BEA     11  
                 27.67        59.92 (32.25)
        1:33.06 (33.14)     2:06.32 (33.26)

Seton Hall’s Kyle Nash had a wire to wire win in the 200 butterfly with a 1:48.70 to win the race ahead of Georgetown’s Terry Johnson (1:49.74) and Villanova’s Jade Rice (1:49.79).

 Event 37  Men 200 Yard Butterfly
=========================================================================
         BIGE: % 1:43.51  2009      PEDRO OLIVEIRA, LOUISVILLE
                 1:41.86  D1A
                 1:47.99  D1B
                 2:01.29  BEA A Qualifying
 Meet Qualifying:  2:01.29
    Name            Age School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Nash, Kyle C     19 Seton Hall-NJ     1:49.99    1:48.70 BEA     20  
                 24.10        52.09 (27.99)
        1:20.41 (28.32)     1:48.70 (28.29)
  2 Johnson, Terry   19 Georgetown-AM     1:50.20    1:49.74 BEA     17  
                 24.91        52.39 (27.48)
        1:20.84 (28.45)     1:49.74 (28.90)
  3 Rice, Jade E     18 Villanova-MA      1:50.90    1:49.79 BEA     16  
                 25.20        53.08 (27.88)
        1:21.09 (28.01)     1:49.79 (28.70)
  4 Clark, Charles   19 Xavier-OH         1:49.90    1:50.30 BEA     15  
                 24.82        52.69 (27.87)
        1:20.97 (28.28)     1:50.30 (29.33)
  5 Michalovic, Iva  19 Seton Hall-NJ     1:50.87    1:50.74 BEA     14  
                 24.88        52.90 (28.02)
        1:21.69 (28.79)     1:50.74 (29.05)
  6 Sabal, Luke T    20 Villanova-MA      1:50.21    1:51.35 BEA     13  
                 24.16        52.26 (28.10)
        1:21.21 (28.95)     1:51.35 (30.14)
  7 Mitchell, Gage   21 Xavier-OH         1:51.37    1:52.42 BEA     12  
                 25.29        54.19 (28.90)
        1:23.16 (28.97)     1:52.42 (29.26)
  8 Summers, Justin  19 Georgetown-AM     1:50.80    1:52.62 BEA     11  
                 25.48        54.07 (28.59)
        1:23.38 (29.31)     1:52.62 (29.24)

Seton Hall finished the meet with a big 400 free relay win at 2:58.14. Relay names are not available at the moment for that race. Xavier was second (2:59.12) and Villanova was third (3:01.50).

On the women’s side, Villanova captured it’s fourth straight Big East Conference crown. They got things started off with a 1-2 finish in the 1650 with Emily Mayo winning dominantly at 16:28.54. Her teammate, Caitlin Daday, was second at 16:47.00 and Seton Hall’s Jillian Calocino was third at 16:51.76.

Event 28  Women 1650 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
         BIGE: % 16:13.94  2012      RACHAEL BURNETT, WEST VIRGINIA
                 15:53.50  D1A
                 16:30.59  D1B
                 18:18.78  BEA A Qualifying
 Meet Qualifying:  18:18.78
    Name            Age School               Seed     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
  1 Mayo, Emily A    22 Villanova-MA     16:44.84   16:28.54 D1B     20  
                 26.80        56.12 (29.32)
        1:26.04 (29.92)     1:55.99 (29.95)
        2:26.37 (30.38)     2:56.50 (30.13)
        3:26.91 (30.41)     3:57.53 (30.62)
        4:28.17 (30.64)     4:58.35 (30.18)
        5:28.32 (29.97)     5:58.54 (30.22)
        6:28.60 (30.06)     6:58.79 (30.19)
        7:29.08 (30.29)     7:59.20 (30.12)
        8:29.45 (30.25)     8:59.85 (30.40)
        9:29.98 (30.13)     9:59.95 (29.97)
       10:29.87 (29.92)    11:00.02 (30.15)
       11:30.05 (30.03)    11:59.95 (29.90)
       12:30.15 (30.20)    13:00.05 (29.90)
       13:30.34 (30.29)    14:00.40 (30.06)
       14:30.47 (30.07)    15:00.25 (29.78)
       15:30.20 (29.95)    16:00.18 (29.98)    16:28.54 (28.36)
  2 Daday, Caitlin   21 Villanova-MA     16:41.76   16:47.00 BEA     17  
                 28.06        58.12 (30.06)
        1:27.89 (29.77)     1:57.88 (29.99)
        2:28.28 (30.40)     2:58.72 (30.44)
        3:29.18 (30.46)     3:59.51 (30.33)
        4:29.77 (30.26)     5:00.35 (30.58)
        5:30.55 (30.20)     6:00.92 (30.37)
        6:31.16 (30.24)     7:01.52 (30.36)
        7:32.04 (30.52)     8:02.48 (30.44)
        8:33.15 (30.67)     9:03.61 (30.46)
        9:34.20 (30.59)    10:05.21 (31.01)
       10:35.98 (30.77)    11:06.89 (30.91)
       11:37.85 (30.96)    12:08.44 (30.59)
       12:38.97 (30.53)    13:09.88 (30.91)
       13:40.89 (31.01)    14:12.05 (31.16)
       14:43.14 (31.09)    15:14.44 (31.30)
       15:45.47 (31.03)    16:16.86 (31.39)    16:47.00 (30.14)
  3 Calocino, Jilli  18 Seton Hall-NJ    17:01.91   16:51.76 BEA     16  
                 27.61        57.64 (30.03)
        1:28.39 (30.75)     1:59.18 (30.79)
        2:29.89 (30.71)     3:00.78 (30.89)
        3:31.67 (30.89)     4:02.54 (30.87)
        4:33.69 (31.15)     5:04.44 (30.75)
        5:35.08 (30.64)     6:05.81 (30.73)
        6:36.58 (30.77)     7:07.41 (30.83)
        7:38.19 (30.78)     8:09.04 (30.85)
        8:39.90 (30.86)     9:10.64 (30.74)
        9:41.44 (30.80)    10:12.31 (30.87)
       10:43.19 (30.88)    11:14.06 (30.87)
       11:44.90 (30.84)    12:15.64 (30.74)
       12:46.50 (30.86)    13:17.21 (30.71)
       13:47.75 (30.54)    14:18.68 (30.93)
       14:49.35 (30.67)    15:20.10 (30.75)
       15:50.87 (30.77)    16:21.35 (30.48)    16:51.76 (30.41)
  4 Barrett, Cristi  18 Georgetown-AM    17:01.70   16:53.72 BEA     15  
                 28.21        58.23 (30.02)
        1:28.59 (30.36)     1:59.26 (30.67)
        2:30.27 (31.01)     3:01.22 (30.95)
        3:32.15 (30.93)     4:02.99 (30.84)
        4:34.07 (31.08)     5:05.06 (30.99)
        5:35.89 (30.83)     6:06.86 (30.97)
        6:37.69 (30.83)     7:08.67 (30.98)
        7:39.51 (30.84)     8:10.23 (30.72)
        8:40.93 (30.70)     9:11.61 (30.68)
        9:42.38 (30.77)    10:13.27 (30.89)
       10:44.19 (30.92)    11:15.02 (30.83)
       11:46.00 (30.98)    12:16.84 (30.84)
       12:47.72 (30.88)    13:18.76 (31.04)
       13:49.64 (30.88)    14:20.57 (30.93)
       14:51.44 (30.87)    15:22.46 (31.02)
       15:53.25 (30.79)    16:24.13 (30.88)    16:53.72 (29.59)
  5 Bonfield, Carol  20 Georgetown-AM    17:13.28   16:59.19 BEA     14  
                 27.62        57.40 (29.78)
        1:27.50 (30.10)     1:57.73 (30.23)
        2:28.53 (30.80)     2:59.39 (30.86)
        3:30.35 (30.96)     4:00.87 (30.52)
        4:31.60 (30.73)     5:02.21 (30.61)
        5:32.80 (30.59)     6:03.52 (30.72)
        6:34.34 (30.82)     7:05.45 (31.11)
        7:36.24 (30.79)     8:07.02 (30.78)
        8:38.08 (31.06)     9:08.97 (30.89)
        9:40.01 (31.04)    10:11.27 (31.26)
       10:42.69 (31.42)    11:14.25 (31.56)
       11:45.78 (31.53)    12:17.10 (31.32)
       12:48.21 (31.11)    13:19.61 (31.40)
       13:51.04 (31.43)    14:22.45 (31.41)
       14:53.90 (31.45)    15:25.28 (31.38)
       15:56.94 (31.66)    16:28.34 (31.40)    16:59.19 (30.85)
  6 Van Tassell, Ga  18 Seton Hall-NJ    17:13.00   17:05.51 BEA     13  
                 28.38        58.59 (30.21)
        1:29.23 (30.64)     1:59.97 (30.74)
        2:30.97 (31.00)     3:02.07 (31.10)
        3:32.80 (30.73)     4:03.53 (30.73)
        4:34.48 (30.95)     5:05.59 (31.11)
        5:36.83 (31.24)     6:08.34 (31.51)
        6:39.57 (31.23)     7:10.78 (31.21)
        7:42.29 (31.51)     8:13.50 (31.21)
        8:44.67 (31.17)     9:15.74 (31.07)
        9:47.04 (31.30)    10:18.49 (31.45)
       10:49.83 (31.34)    11:21.19 (31.36)
       11:52.43 (31.24)    12:23.88 (31.45)
       12:55.31 (31.43)    13:26.81 (31.50)
       13:58.32 (31.51)    14:29.72 (31.40)
       15:01.22 (31.50)    15:32.66 (31.44)
       16:04.13 (31.47)    16:35.36 (31.23)    17:05.51 (30.15)
  7 Carey, Grace E   18 Providence-NE    17:23.28   17:18.08 BEA     12  
                 27.41        58.60 (31.19)
        1:30.00 (31.40)     2:01.52 (31.52)
        2:33.24 (31.72)     3:05.15 (31.91)
        3:36.88 (31.73)     4:08.35 (31.47)
        4:40.06 (31.71)     5:11.49 (31.43)
        5:43.00 (31.51)     6:14.46 (31.46)
        6:46.19 (31.73)     7:17.62 (31.43)
        7:49.09 (31.47)     8:20.49 (31.40)
        8:52.10 (31.61)     9:23.73 (31.63)
        9:55.25 (31.52)    10:26.84 (31.59)
       10:57.97 (31.13)    11:29.69 (31.72)
       12:01.52 (31.83)    12:33.36 (31.84)
       13:05.18 (31.82)    13:36.93 (31.75)
       14:08.94 (32.01)    14:40.66 (31.72)
       15:12.66 (32.00)    15:44.50 (31.84)
       16:16.15 (31.65)    16:47.37 (31.22)    17:18.08 (30.71)
  8 Kerr, Kathleen   19 Xavier-OH        17:33.20   17:28.51 BEA     11  
                 28.00        58.61 (30.61)
        1:29.77 (31.16)     2:01.44 (31.67)
        2:33.01 (31.57)     3:04.98 (31.97)
        3:36.88 (31.90)     4:08.69 (31.81)
        4:40.53 (31.84)     5:12.08 (31.55)
        5:43.45 (31.37)     6:15.15 (31.70)
        6:47.13 (31.98)     7:19.00 (31.87)
        7:51.18 (32.18)     8:23.44 (32.26)
        8:55.76 (32.32)     9:27.94 (32.18)
       10:00.14 (32.20)    10:32.40 (32.26)
       11:04.52 (32.12)    11:36.93 (32.41)
       12:09.03 (32.10)    12:41.12 (32.09)
       13:13.21 (32.09)    13:45.53 (32.32)
       14:17.73 (32.20)    14:50.02 (32.29)
       15:22.20 (32.18)    15:54.18 (31.98)
       16:25.99 (31.81)    16:57.71 (31.72)    17:28.51 (30.80)

The Wildcats continued their momentum into the 200 back where Darby Goodwin won the race at 1:55.02. Georgetown’s Kathleen Duncalf was second at 1:57.85, a good distance ahead of third place Paxtyn Drew of Xavier at 2:00.15.

 Event 30  Women 200 Yard Backstroke
=========================================================================
         BIGE: % 1:53.86  2013      KELLY RYAN, NOTRE DAME
                 1:51.95  D1A
                 1:59.19  D1B
                 2:14.72  BEA A Qualifying
 Meet Qualifying:  2:14.72
    Name            Age School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Goodwin, Darby   20 Villanova-MA      1:57.15    1:55.02 D1B     20  
                 26.87        55.76 (28.89)
        1:25.18 (29.42)     1:55.02 (29.84)
  2 Duncalf, Kathle  22 Georgetown-AM     1:59.16    1:57.85 D1B     17  
                 27.34        56.87 (29.53)
        1:27.42 (30.55)     1:57.85 (30.43)
  3 Drew, Paxtyn D   21 Xavier-OH         2:00.50    2:00.15 BEA     16  
                 27.18        57.33 (30.15)
        1:28.70 (31.37)     2:00.15 (31.45)
  4 Daigneault, Gab  21 Villanova-MA      2:00.84    2:00.83 BEA     15  
                 28.36        58.46 (30.10)
        1:29.31 (30.85)     2:00.83 (31.52)
  5 Grzybek, Grace   19 Butler-IN         2:03.54    2:02.13 BEA     14  
                 28.95      1:00.24 (31.29)
        1:31.72 (31.48)     2:02.13 (30.41)
  6 Ouellette, Sara  18 Seton Hall-NJ     2:03.70    2:02.15 BEA     13  
                 29.04        59.70 (30.66)
        1:30.98 (31.28)     2:02.15 (31.17)
  7 Smith, Helen M   21 Providence-NE     2:04.36    2:03.26 BEA     12  
                 28.76      1:00.01 (31.25)
        1:31.82 (31.81)     2:03.26 (31.44)
  8 Ronayne, Kylene  20 Seton Hall-NJ     2:04.95    2:04.37 BEA     11  
                 29.34      1:00.37 (31.03)
        1:32.03 (31.66)     2:04.37 (32.34)

In the 100 free, the Wildcats picked up their second 1-2 finish of the night with Alexandra Fabbri winning it at 49.70 and her teammate Taylor Wilson coming in second at 50.19. Xavier’s Emily Connors finished in third place at 50.40.

Event 32  Women 100 Yard Freestyle
=========================================================================
         BIGE: % 48.33  2008      KAYLA ANDREWS, WEST VIRGINIA
                 47.69  D1A
                 49.99  D1B
                 55.99  BEA A Qualifying
 Meet Qualifying:  55.99
    Name            Age School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Fabbri, Alexand  20 Villanova-MA        49.79      49.70 D1B     20  
                 23.74        49.70 (25.96)
  2 Wilson, Taylor   20 Villanova-MA        50.23      50.19 BEA     17  
                 24.13        50.19 (26.06)
  3 Conners, Emily   19 Xavier-OH           50.84      50.40 BEA     16  
                 23.98        50.40 (26.42)
  4 Randolph, Jessi  22 Villanova-MA        51.09      50.84 BEA     15  
                 24.77        50.84 (26.07)
  5 Capone, Clara J  19 Seton Hall-NJ       51.94      51.12 BEA     14  
                 24.37        51.12 (26.75)
  6 Snyder, Mary C   21 Villanova-MA        51.91      51.21 BEA     13  
                 24.70        51.21 (26.51)
  7 McCardle, Court  19 Seton Hall-NJ       51.40      51.46 BEA     12  
                 24.40        51.46 (27.06)
  8 Conley, Morgan   19 Georgetown-AM       51.79      51.68 BEA     11  
                 24.62        51.68 (27.06)

The first non-Villanova winner of the night was Molly Fitzpatrick of Georgetown in the 200 breast. Fitzpatrick went 2:11.16 for the win, a good distance ahead of Heather Farley of Villanova at 2:14.50. The Wildcats picked up the second, third and fourth place finishes with Farley, Brooke Bruno (2:16.83) and Olivia Cacciatore (2:18.03).

Event 34  Women 200 Yard Breaststroke
=========================================================================
         BIGE: % 2:07.69  2012      GISSELLE KOHOYDA, LOUISVILLE
                 2:07.33  D1A
                 2:15.99  D1B
                 2:33.42  BEA A Qualifying
 Meet Qualifying:  2:33.42
    Name            Age School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Fitzpatrick, Mo  20 Georgetown-AM     2:13.14    2:11.16 D1B     20  
                 30.57      1:03.87 (33.30)
        1:37.12 (33.25)     2:11.16 (34.04)
  2 Farley, Heather  20 Villanova-MA      2:14.60    2:14.50 D1B     17  
                 30.54      1:04.75 (34.21)
        1:39.25 (34.50)     2:14.50 (35.25)
  3 Bruno, Brooke M  19 Villanova-MA      2:19.23    2:16.83 BEA     16  
                 31.62      1:05.56 (33.94)
        1:40.32 (34.76)     2:16.83 (36.51)
  4 Cacciatore, Oli  20 Villanova-MA      2:18.99    2:18.03 BEA     15  
                 31.37      1:06.54 (35.17)
        1:42.00 (35.46)     2:18.03 (36.03)
  5 Simpson, Sydney  20 Seton Hall-NJ     2:20.09    2:18.68 BEA     14  
                 30.95      1:06.04 (35.09)
        1:42.04 (36.00)     2:18.68 (36.64)
  6 Endersby, Grace  19 Seton Hall-NJ     2:21.70    2:21.09 BEA     13  
                 30.90      1:06.20 (35.30)
        1:43.09 (36.89)     2:21.09 (38.00)
  7 Regan, Courtney  20 Seton Hall-NJ     2:22.38    2:21.52 BEA     12  
                 32.42      1:08.03 (35.61)
        1:44.38 (36.35)     2:21.52 (37.14)
  8 King, Katie M    19 Georgetown-AM     2:22.62    2:24.06 BEA     11  
                 31.23      1:06.48 (35.25)
        1:43.92 (37.44)     2:24.06 (40.14)

Villanova picked up right where they left off with a win in the 200 butterfly from Christine Sullivan at 2:00.74. Her teammate, Mackenzie Niness, finished second at 2:02.04 and Georgetown’s Kelleigh Haley was third at 2:04.56.

 Event 36  Women 200 Yard Butterfly
=========================================================================
         BIGE: % 1:54.53  2012      AMANDA NUGENT, WEST VIRGINIA
                 1:54.01  D1A
                 1:59.59  D1B
                 2:15.54  BEA A Qualifying
 Meet Qualifying:  2:15.54
    Name            Age School            Prelims     Finals       Points 
=========================================================================
                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Sullivan, Chris  20 Villanova-MA      2:01.80    2:00.74 BEA     20  
                 27.23        57.95 (30.72)
        1:29.38 (31.43)     2:00.74 (31.36)
  2 Niness, Mackenz  21 Villanova-MA      2:02.39    2:02.04 BEA     17  
                 27.51        58.00 (30.49)
        1:29.80 (31.80)     2:02.04 (32.24)
  3 Haley, Kelleigh  19 Georgetown-AM     2:05.65    2:04.56 BEA     16  
                 27.50        58.75 (31.25)
        1:31.28 (32.53)     2:04.56 (33.28)
  4 Els, Tarryn C    19 Villanova-MA      2:04.43    2:04.71 BEA     15  
                 27.49        58.56 (31.07)
        1:30.80 (32.24)     2:04.71 (33.91)
  5 Henasey, Lauren  18 Georgetown-AM     2:06.20    2:04.82 BEA     14  
                 27.79        59.57 (31.78)
        1:31.62 (32.05)     2:04.82 (33.20)
  6 Cummins, Anne M  19 Xavier-OH         2:05.09    2:05.16 BEA     13  
                 28.25      1:00.41 (32.16)
        1:32.78 (32.37)     2:05.16 (32.38)
  7 Nicolosi, Sara   20 Villanova-MA      2:06.28    2:05.30 BEA     12  
                 27.60        59.02 (31.42)
        1:31.82 (32.80)     2:05.30 (33.48)
  8 Merkle, Erin S   21 Villanova-MA      2:06.91    2:06.56 BEA     11  
                 28.01        59.70 (31.69)
        1:32.82 (33.12)     2:06.56 (33.74)

Villanova ended their night victorious in the 400 free relay with a 3:20.10 for the win. Wilson (50.20), Jessica Randolph (50.19), Goodwin (50.42) and Fabbri (49.29) were on the victorious last relay. Xavier was second (3:22.44) and Seton Hall was third (3:25.34).

The Wildcats have now won four straight women’s championships. This is the first time they’ve won four in a row since winning five straight from 1992-1996. The Pirates are first time winners on the men’s side after never placing higher than third.

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