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
Men and women combine for 20 top finishes
Women sweep 200 IM; Ben Smith earns two first-place finishes
100 Backstroke – 57.06 (2014 BIG EAST Championships)
200 Backstroke – 2:01.10 (2014 BIG EAST Championships)
2014-15: Swam in 10 meets on the year … Primarily swam in the 100 and 200 backstroke, 200 and 400 freestyle relays and the backstroke portion of the 200 and 400 medley relays … Participated in the 100 backstroke, 200 backstroke and 500 freestyle finals at the BIG EAST Championships … Had seven top-five finishes on the campaign.
2013-14: Named to the All-BIG EAST Team ... Competed in two events at the BIG EAST Championship; finished second in the 200 backstroke (2:01.10) and fourth in the 100 backstroke (57.06) 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 third in the 100 backstroke (1:00.39) and anchored the second-place 400 freestyle relay (3:41.77) finish at Pittsburgh ... Won the 200 backstroke (2:10.20) and swam a leg in the 200 medley relay (1:50.91) win at home against Providence ... Finished second in the 200 backstroke and fourth in the 100 backstroke (1:00.52) at NC State ... Placed fourth in the 200 backstroke (2:09.21) at Connecticut ... Finished fourth in the 200 backstroke (2:10.39) at the WVU Invite against Cincinnati, James Madison and West Virginia ... Placed third in the 200 backstroke (2:12.12) and swam legs in the second-place finishes for the 200 freestyle relay (1:43.88) and 400 medley relay (4:00.54) finishes in Villanova's victory at La Salle for her first collegiate meet.
Sherwood: Earned four varsity letters in swimming under Coach Brenden Lees ... Served as high school team captain for two year ... All-American in 400 Freestyle Relay ... State champion in the 400 Freestyle Relay ... Named a Washington Post All-Met honorable mention ... All-Gazette Second Team ... RMSC National Team Member ... USA Swimming Scholastic All-American from 2009-13 ... PVS Scholar (2009-13) ... Honor roll student all four years ... AP Scholar Award ... Scholar-Athlete ... Current Wildcat Laura Garcia was a high school rival in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Championships
Personal: Born April 7, 1995 in Olney, Md. ... Parents are Shawn and Patty Conrad ... Has three older brothers, Nick, Colin and Eric ... Her Father, Shawn, played baseball at Catholic University ... Her brothers, Nick and Eric swam for Connecticut and UNC-Wilmington, respectively ... Enrolled in the Villanova School of Business.