Villanova won its meet against Richmond on Friday. Two Wildcats won double individual events, but five total won at least an event and a relay.
White will be a big addition to the Wildcats in the butterfly events, with times capable of challenging for conference titles in her freshman year.
Kelly Montesi continued her streak of strong outings, leading Villanova (3-1) with victories in the 100 fly (56.16), 50 fly (25.46) and 100 IM (58.78).
Through the 2nd day of the WVU Invite, the hosting Mountaineers have expanded their lead in the men’s standings, while the WVU women have slipped to 3rd.
The University of Pennsylvania defeated Villanova on November 10, with both the men’s and women’s teams winning 11 events.
The Villanova women have earned their 8th-consecutive Big East title while the Xavier men made it a three-peat in 2021, earning their sixth title in 8 years.
The UConn women highlighted Friday’s finals with 4 event wins, including two 1-2 finishes and the 400 medley relay win. They now trail Villanova by 41 points.
Andrew Martin (500 FR) and Christian Thomas (50 FR) picked up individual wins for Xavier before their 200 free relay, jumping Villanova for the lead.
The Seton Hall men’s 800 free relay was disqualified after starting the meet off by winning the 200 medley relay, going from 1st to 4th in the team standings.
The series draws its name from Villanvoa’s Caritas Commitment to help mitigate the spread of Covid, the series will take place over four weekends.
Electing to stay in-state, Pepper Ritchey has announced her commitment to join Villanova University’s class of 2025 that will arrive on campus next fall.
The Villanova women won three individual events on the final night en route to claiming their seventh straight Big East title with 882 points.
The Villanova women swept the 100 breaststroke on Friday night as the Wildcats holds a 61-point advantage heading into the final day of competition.
Villanova’s Kelly Montesi set new Pool Record in the 200 back and 100 fly as the Villanova women and UConn men took dual meet wins.
Pitt dominated Saturday’s long-course meters swimming meet and also swept all four diving events against Duquesne, Villanova and Youngstown State.