Feb. 21, 2014
BIG EAST Friday Results
BIG EAST Team Scores Friday
SEWELL, N.J. - Christian Kilgore earned a pair of gold medals for the Georgetown University swimming & diving team on Friday evening at the BIG EAST Championships. Kilgore won the men's 100-yard breaststroke, then came back in the final event of the night to help the men's 400-yard medley relay team finish first at the Gloucester Institute of Technology.
Kilgore cruised to a first place finish with a time of 56.72 in the 100-yard breaststroke. Kilgore swam the second leg along with Jack Muehlheuser, Martin Vanin and Matthew Mandel, who finished in 3:20.21, in front of Xavier and Villanova.
Erica Fabbri medaled for the Georgetown women's team, with the Hoyas in second place after the third day of competition, trailing Villanova 567-511.5. GU leads Seton Hall, Xavier, Providence and Butler in the six team field.
Muehlheuser, Vanin and Evan Grey all earned medals for the men, who hold second place with a score of 493.5, trailing only Xavier. The men lead Seton Hall, Villanova and Providence going into the final day of competiton.
Grey earned bronze in the men's 400-yard IM, finishing in a time of 4:00.04, while Greg Romanov and Liuben Chipev finished seventh and eighth, respectively in the `A' final.
Erica Fabbri earned continued her strong performance at the BIG EAST Championships, earning silver in the 100-yard butterfly in 54.85. Molly Gaynor and Jillian Carter finished fourth and fifth, respectively for the Hoyas in the `A' final.
Georgetown's women placed four in the `A' final of the 400-yard IM, with Shannon McNulty finished fourth in 4:31.30, while Kim DiNapoli finished fifth, Casey Bandman finished sixth and Emily Hall finished eighth for the Hoyas.
Martin Vanin turned in a bronze medal-winning performance in the men's 100-yard butterfly, finishing in 49.54. David Chung finished fifth, while Michael Ng finished eighth to earn points for the Georgetown men.
Muehlheuser earned a bronze medal in the men's 100-yard backstroke, finishing in 50.60, as Ng scored points for the Hoyas in sixth place. The Hoyas placed three in the `A' finals of the men's 200-yard freestyle, as William Lawler finished fourth in 1:41.51, William Leach finished fifth and Cal Rohde finished sixth.
The BIG EAST Championships will conclude on Saturday at the Gloucester Institute of Technology in Sewell, N.J.