Swimmer helped Wildcats to BIG EAST Championship title
Kollanus, Jurek each earned seven top-3 finishes at conference championships
Hardie named Most Outstanding Swimmer while head coach Rick Simpson named Women's Coach of the Year
Women continue to build first-place lead
Jurek earns third and fourth gold medals of championship
Last Modified 9/29/2014
2013-14: Named to the All-BIG EAST Team ... Named BIG EAST Women's Co-Most Outstanding Swimmer with Seton Hall's Kerrie Kolackovsky ... Competed in six events at the BIG EAST Championship; won the 100 butterfly (54.70) and the 200 butterfly (2:00.57), finished second in the 50 freestyle (23.56) and swam legs in the 200 medley relay (1:42.76), 200 freestyle relay (1:33.09) and 400 medley relay (3:46.46) wins in Swell, N.J. to help the Villanova women's swimming team win 14 out of 18 events to capture its first BIG EAST Championship since 1996 ... Finished second in the 100 butterfly (57.74) at Pittsburgh ... Placed second in the 50 freestyle (25.17) and swam a leg in the 200 medley relay (1:50.91) win at home against Providence ... Won the 100 butterfly (57.33), placed third in the 200 butterfly (2:05.29) and swam a leg in the 200 freestyle relay (1:37.47) win at home versus Penn State ... Finished second in the 100 butterfly (57.42), third in 200 butterfly (2:07.03) and swam a leg in the 200 freestyle relay (1:37.28) win at NC State ... Placed third in the 200 butterfly (2:08.35) and fourth in the 100 freestyle (53.96) in the Rutgers Quad Meet against Georgetown, Seton Hall and Rutgers ... Won the 100 butterfly (57.15) and 200 butterfly (2:06.49) and swam legs in the first-place 400 freestyle relay (3:30.97) and second-place 200 medley relay (1:49.43) finishes at Connecticut ... Finished third in the 100 butterfly (58.35) and swam a leg in the 200 freestyle relay (1:38.10) third-place finish at the WVU Invite against Cincinnati, James Madison and West Virginia ... Earned first in the 100 butterfly (57.17), second in the 50 butterfly (24.62), third in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.62) and swam a leg in the second-place 400 medley relay (4:00.54) finish in Villanova's victory at La Salle.
2012-13: Competed in five events at the BIG EAST Championship, including 100 butterfly, 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay ... Earned first in the 200 medley relay and 200 freestyle relay against Pitt ... Placed first in the 200 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay at the Frank Elm Invite.
Bournemouth School: Swam under Coach Robin Armayan.
Personal: Born January 7, 1994 in Salisbury, England ... Youngest of two children to Niall and Mandy Hardie ... One brother, Alastair ... Chose Villanova for the good academics and the opportunity to study and swim in the US ... majoring in geography.