Clarke and Smith reach consolation finals on final day of competition
Six different Wildcats register individual wins in team's fourth victory of the season
Thiede has terrific meet with three individual wins, one relay victory
Villanova returned to action on Wednesday evening with third win of the season
Villanova recorded six top-eight finishes on final day of meet
2009-10: Competed in the 100 and 200 yard butterfly, as well as the 200 individual medley, against La Salle in the season opener ... Came in fourth in the 100 fly (55.35) and was fifth in the 200 fly (2:02.59) and the 200 IM (2:06.39).
2008-09: Swam the 100 and 200 yard butterfly six times each and qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in both events ... Won the 200 fly in the season opener against La Salle (1:58.64) and finished second against Seton Hall (2:01.00) ... Advanced to the bonus consolation final at the Terrapin Invitational and posted a time of 1:56.18, his fastest for the season before posting a mark of 1:55.53 at the BIG EAST meet ... Finished third in the 100 fly against both Widener and Syracuse ... His time of 52.65 in the conference meet was nearly 1.5 seconds faster than his previous season best ... Also swam the 200 yard individual medley four times during the season ... Took second against Widener with a season-best time of 2:02.63 ... Swam the second leg of the winning 200 free relay against La Salle as Villanova posted a time of 1:29.21 ... Also raced in the third leg of the 400 medley relay against the Explorers ... The Wildcats were second in that race with a time of 3:38.38.
Cocalico High School: Received four varsity letters in swimming and one in volleyball ... Three-time league champion, including twice in the butterfly and once in the 200 individual medley ... 2007 District 3 AAA champion in the 100 fly ... Earned all-league and all-state honors ... Finished second overall at the state championships as part of a five-man team ... Compiled a 4.0 GPA in 2006 and 2007 and was a Scholastic All-American both years ... Presented with the Presidents Award for Academics as a senior.
Personal: Born 11/11/89 ... Older of two children of Joseph and Linda Maurizi ... Has a younger sister, Ashley (18) ... Majoring in Civil Engineering ... Hopes to one day be an aerospace engineer.