Crusaders Set To Race Providence This Weekend

Jan Yburan

Overall: 1-4; Last Week: 1-1
Scoreboard: 2nd of 3 at Worcester City Championship, Worcester, Mass., 1/21-22
Schedule: Saturday, Jan. 29 at Providence, Providence, R.I., 1:00 p.m. 

  • The Holy Cross men's swimming and diving team will travel to Providence, R.I. on Saturday, Jan. 29 for a dual meet with the Friars starting at 1:00 p.m.
  • The meet against Providence will be Holy Cross' first dual meet of the new year. Last season, the Crusaders were defeated by the Friars 220-76 at the Hart Center. Sophomore Brian Power (Southport, Conn.) led the Crusaders with a win in the 100 breast.
  • Holy Cross returns to the Hart Center on Feb. 3 for a dual meet against Boston College and then will close out the regular season on Feb. 5 with a dual meet against Bryant. The Crusaders will honor their seniors prior to the start of the meet. Following the meet against Bryant, Holy Cross will begin preparations for the Patriot League Championship on Feb. 17-19.
  • Last week at the Worcester City Championship, Holy Cross was edged out of the top spot in the team competition by WPI with 394.5 points. The Crusaders won five events, including a sweep in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke. Power set a meet record in the 100 breast with a time of 1:02.26.