Villanova to host conference championships
Villanova places well in relays
Team tallies top finishes in relays
Ben Smith earns first in 100 butterfly
Villanova falls to La Salle in season opener
2013-14: Competed in two events at the BIG EAST Championship including the 200 butterfly and 400 IM in Sewell, N.J. for a fourth-place overall finish in the conference tournament ... Won the 400 IM (4:22.97) and swam a leg in the 400 freestyle relay (3:17.87) win at Pittsburgh ... Placed second in the 200 butterfly (2:01.84) at home against Providence ... Finished second in the 400 IM (4:31.00) and 100 butterfly (56.69) at home versus Penn State ... Placed third in the 200 butterfly (1:59.37), third in the 400 IM (4:17.75), tied for fourth in the 200 IM (2:01.29) and fifth in the 200 breaststroke (2:18.83) in the Rutgers Quad Meet against Georgetown, Seton Hall and Rutgers ... Finished third in the 200 butterfly (2:00.53) at Connecticut ... Earned second place behind Villanova's Murphy Smith in the 100 butterfly (55.34) and fourth in the 200 breaststroke (2:20.38) at La Salle.
Personal: Born 03/02/1994 in White Plains, N.Y. ... Youngest of three children to Ivan Tchobanov and Bistra Nankova ... Two sisters, Kristy and Joanna ... Sister Joanna swims for Roger Williams University ... Majoring in Ecnomics ... Chose Villanova for the swim program and the Business School.