Feb. 12, 2016
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University swimming & diving program will honor its 12 seniors during the final regular season meet of the 2015-16 season against BIG EAST-rival Providence College on Saturday, February 13. The dual meet with the Friars is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. at McCarthy Pool.
Head Coach Jamie Holder and the Georgetown Athletics Department will honor its 13 seniors, who have helped lead the Hoyas to back-to-back team silver medals at the BIG EAST Championships. The Blue & Gray will honor men's senior captains Austin Evenson (Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Pine Crest School), Cal Rohde (Greenwich, Conn./Peddie School) and Michael Smigelski (Southington, Conn./Southington) along with Jack Muehlheuser (Mars, Pa.), Austin Wolff (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) and Steven Zheng (Richmond, B.C., Canada/St. George's School for Boys). On the women's side, senior captains Erica Fabbri (Yardley, Pa./Villa Joseph Marie), Erin Timochenko (Sinking Spring, Pa./Wilson) and Lauren Ward (Marietta, Ga./Blessed Trinity Catholic), as well as Delaney Bader (Allenton, N.J./Allen), Shannon McNulty (Roswell, Ga./Marist School), and Nicole Tronolone (Fayetteville, N.C./Terry Sanford) will be honored.
The Hoyas return to competition for the first time since splitting with Drexel at McCarthy Pool on Thursday, January 21, as the women won, 168-127, while the men fell to the Dragons, 177-122. GU's meet with Rider was postponed due to inclement weather. Freshman Carrie Bonfield (Skillman, N.J./The Pennington School) turned in a strong performance against Drexel, winning the 1,000-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle.
On the men's side, freshman Henry Rogatz (Wilmington, Del./Charter School of Wilmington) won the 50-yard freestyle, freshman Arthur Wang (Wilmington, Del./Charter School of Wilmington) won the 200-yard breaststroke and sophomore Samuel Delise (Redding, Conn./Joel Barlow) won the 200-yard IM.
The dual meet with the Friars will be the last before BIG EAST Swimming & Diving Championships begin on Wednesday, February 24 at Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow, N.Y.