Kollanus, Jurek each earned seven top-3 finishes at conference championships
Women continue to build first-place lead
Jurek earns third and fourth gold medals of championship
Villanova to host conference championships
Men and women combine for 20 top finishes
Last Modified 9/29/2014
2013-14: Named to the All-BIG EAST Team ... Competed in three events at the BIG EAST Championship; finished tied for second in the 400 IM (4:27.69), third in the 500 freestyle (4:54.00) and fourth in the 1650 freestyle (17:08.17) 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 400 IM (4:43.76) and swam a leg in the second-place 400 freestyle relay (3:41.77) finish at Pittsburgh ... Placed second in the 100 freestyle (10:45.49) at home against Providence ... Finished second in the 400 IM (4:44.08), second in the 500 freestyle (5:11.36) and fourth in the 200 freestyle (1:55.63) at home versus Penn State ... Placed third in the 500 freestyle (5:16.28), third in the 200 IM (2:17.42) and swam a leg in the second-place 200 freestyle relay (1:43.36) finish at NC State ... Swam a leg in the third-place 800 freestyle relay (7:28.02) finish at the Princeton Invitation against Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth, Rider, Yale and Princeton ... Finished fifth in 1000 freestyle (10:38.80) in the Rutgers Quad Meet against Georgetown, Seton Hall and Rutgers ... Placed fourth in the 500 freestyle (5:09.28) and swam a leg in the third-place 400 freestyle relay (3:37.37) finish at Connecticut ... Earned second in the 200 IM (2:15.65), third in the 500 freestyle (5:11.18) and anchored the second-place 200 freestyle relay (1:43.88) finish in Villanova's victory at La Salle for her first collegiate meet.
St. Charles East: Earned four varsity letters under Coach Joe Cabel... Team captain ... Top 10 finish at states in relay ... State finalist in 2010 and 2012 ... Highest GPA on swim team ... High honor roll all four years ... Earned the Human Relations Award in 2013 ... PTO Scholarship recipient ... Member of the National Honor Society (2011-13).
Personal: Born July 5, 1995 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Parents are Bill and Cathy Snyder ... Two older brothers, Bill and Jim ... Her brother, Jim, swam at Villanova ('10) ... Plays piano and saxophone ... Performed solo at Carnegie Hall on saxophone in 2012 ... Majoring in nursing and desires to become a doctor ... Chose Villanova for its great academic and athletic opportunities.