Team tallies top finishes in relays
Ben Smith earns first in 100 butterfly
Villanova falls to La Salle in season opener
Villanova snags third place overall at invitational meet.
Villanova suffers 174-113 defeat to the Mountaineers.
2012-13: Competed in the events at the BIG EAST Championship, including 200 IM and 400 IM ... Finished second in the 200 IM against West Virginia ... Placed first in the 400 IM against La Salle.
Brewster High School: Earned five varsity letters as a swimmer ... MVP 2011, 2012 ... Team captain 2011, 2012 ... All-League ... All-Section ... Seven Year Scholar ... AP Scholar with Distinction.
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.