Catherine Frediani
Catherine Frediani
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ellicott City, Md.
High School: Howard
Position: Free/Fly/Back/IM

2015-16: Finished her career with the Retrievers having another strong season in the pool... She earned gold in the 200 fly at the America East Championships, touching in with a time of 2:02.66... Also earned a fourth place finish in the 100 fly with a time of 56.04 and an eighth place finish in the 50 free with a time of 23.98 in the championships.

2014-15: Had a breakout season for the Retrievers... Earned a trio of top eight finishes at the America East Championships... Took home eighth in the 50 free, touching the wall in a time of 24.08... Followed that up with a sixth place finish in the 100 back, touching in with a time of 57.45... Her herorics in the 200 back helped pushed the Retrievers in front for good, helping them win the America East Championship... She clocked in at 2:02.76 for the gold on the last day of competition.

2013-14: Finished 11th in the 200 free, 12th in the 200 fly, and 13th in the 200 IM at the America East Championships… Recorded season-best time in the 200 fly (2:09.10) and 200 IM (2:08.09) at the conference meet in Worcester, Mass. … Also helped the 800 free relay capture the bronze medal at the America East Championships… Won the 200 free and 100 free against Howard and was then named the America East Swimmer of the Week on Jan. 13… Swam a season-best time in the 100 fly (59.77) against Bucknell and finished fourth… Set her season-best time of 59.93 in the 100 back against Navy on Oct. 18, placing third in the event… Selected to the America East All-Academic Team… Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2012-13: Recorded her top times in the 100-yd. butterfly (58.17), 100-yd. backstroke (58.51), and 200-yd. backstroke (2:03.26) at the America East Championships at Maine… Won her first career dual meet event when she took top honors in the 200 back against George Washington on Oct. 27… Doubled her win total with a victory in the 200 fly against Howard… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Background: Named to the All-State Team three times (2010, 2011 and 2012) in addition to being named a Scholastic All-American in 2011... Qualifed for the Grand Prix in 2011... Helped set the 4x100 free relay record for the Maryland State Long Course... Won the Women's High Point Award at the 2012 Retriever Aquatic Club Classic... Named to the Academic Honor Roll all four years at Howard... A member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Richard and Jennifer Frediani... Has one sister, Lauren... Major is undecided... Born Oct. 31, 1994.