Clarke and Smith reach consolation finals on final day of competition
Avendano qualified for championship final of the 100 back on Friday night
Villanova junior placed 21st in the 50 freestyle, led off the 200 free relay
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
2010-11: Swam at least once in 10 different individual events during the season ... Was the team's top swimmer in the 200 yard breaststroke and the 400 individual medley, as well as second in the 100 breast and the 500 freestyle ... Established personal best times in both the 400 IM (4:05.40) and the 500 free (4:36.30) at the BIG EAST Championships ... Also competed in the 200 breast at the conference meet (2:09.93) ... Took first place in the 100 breast against Boston University and was second in the 200 breast versus Seton Hall ... Registered four other third-place finishes in dual meets ... Competed at the BIG EAST Last Chance Invitational at the end of the regular season and won the 50, 100 and 200 yard freestyle races ... Finished sixth in the 400 IM and seventh in the 500 free at the Terrapin Cup Invitational; RELAYS: Swam on four of the five Villanova relays at the BIG EAST Championships ... Occupied the second leg of both the 800 yard freestyle relay and the 400 medley relay as the Wildcats recorded season-best times in both events ... Swam on the winning 200 free relay quartet against Seton Hall and the first place 400 free relay versus Connecticut and Georgetown.
2009-10: Continued to be one of the most versatile performers on the team, swimming in seven different individual events during the year ... Swam at the BIG EAST Championships in the 200 yard breaststroke, 500 freestyle and 400 individual medley ... His times in all three of those events at the conference meet were season-bests, including new personal bests in the 500 free (4:39.09) and 400 IM (4:08.45) ... Had the team's fastest time of the season in the 200 breast and the 400 IM at the BIG EAST meet (2:09.56) ... Was a double winner in a dual meet versus Georgetown, when he came in first in the 200 breast and 200 IM ... His time of 2:00.23 in the 200 IM against the Hoyas was the fastest on the team during the year ... Also earned eight second place finishes on the season, including four in the 1000 freestyle, two in the 200 breast and two in the 200 IM ... His top time in the 1000 free was also the best on the team for the season at 10:03.85 in the season opener against La Salle ... Was one of three swimmers on the Wildcats to compete in the 1650 yard freestyle against Connecticut ... Advanced to the "B" level final in the 200 breast and 400 IM at the Terrapin Cup Invitational and also reached the "C" level final in the 100 breast and 500 free at that meet; RELAYS: Anchored the team's 400 freestyle relay quartet to first-place finishes in a tri-meet against George Washington and Drexel as well as a dual meet against Georgetown ... Swam the leadoff leg of the victorious 200 free relay versus Providence ... Was a part of three relay squads at the BIG EAST Championships, swimming the third leg of the 200 and 800 free relays and the second leg of the 400 free relay.
2008-09: Competed in seven different individual events for Villanova, swimming in the 100 and 200 yard breaststroke, the 500 and 1000 yard freestyle and the 100, 200 and 400 yard individual medley ... Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 200 breast, 500 free and 400 IM ... Advanced to the consolation final of the 200 breast at the Terrapin Invitational, where his time of 2:12.07 was his best until the conference meet ... Lowered the mark by more than three seconds at the BIG EAST meet, where he posted a time of 2:09.06 ... Finished third in the 500 free in the season opener against La Salle (4:56.70) ... Posted the team's top time for the season in the event at the BIG EAST Championships (4:44.17) ... Finished second in the 1000 free against Widener with a time of 10:26.73 ... Top times in both IM events came against Connecticut early in the season, when he swam 2:02.96 and 4:18.96 in the 200 and 400, respectively ... Swam the second leg of the 400 free relay team against Connecticut, as Villanova posted a time of 3:24.76 ... Also took the second leg of the 400 medley relay quartet against La Salle ... The Wildcats time of 3:38.38 in the race was good for second place.
Jamestown High School: Lettered all four years in swimming ... Was an all-district and all-state performer ... Recipient of the Tom Dolan Award for Excellence in Competitive Swimming ... Team captain as a senior ... Member of the French Honor Society and was a French Honor Student in 2008 ... Scholastic All-American.
Personal: Born 1/12/90 ... Older of two children of Andy and Barbara Sukramani ... Has a younger sister, Natalie (18), who is a freshman on the cross country and track teams at Wake Forest ... Hobbies include swimming, running, jazz clarinet and Model UN ... Chose to attend Villanova for the combination of its academic and athletics programs ... Majoring in Economics.