Rams Host Providence, Sacred Heart in First Home Meet

Photo Credit: Mike Scott
Photo Credit: Mike Scott

Rhode Island competes at home for the first time this season when it hosts Providence and Sacred Heart Wednesday evening in the Tootell Aquatics Center. The meet begins at 6 p.m.

Series History - Rhode Island vs. Providence/Sacred Heart

  • Rhode Island has won 14 straight meets against Providence College, dating back to the 2005-06 season.
  • URI is 18-6 all-time against its in-state rival.
  • The Rams will be competing against Sacred Heart for the first time.

What to Know

  • Through its first two meets,  Rhode Island has won 20 individual events, including 11 out of 15 last time out.
  • Rhody freshman Julia Renna has won all four of the individual races she has competed in this season. She swept the 100- and 200-yard backstroke events in each of the first two meets of the season.
  • The Rams have been particularly strong in the 1-meter dive early in the season. URI took took the top four scores in the season-opening meet at Maine, then had six of the top seven performers last time out against Springfield College and Coast Guard.
  • Senior Caitlin Guccione, freshman Shauna Killane and senior Mackenna Dunn gave the team 1-2-3 finish in the 100-yard butterfly last time out.
  • Wednesday's meet is the first of two this week for Rhode Island. The Rams host Massachusetts Saturday, Nov. 9.