February 22, 2011

Swimming & Diving Concludes Season

MEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING
Overall: 1-7; Last Week: 8th of 8
Scoreboard: 8th of 8, at Patriot League Championship, Lewisburg, Pa., 2/17-19
Schedule: The season has concluded. 

  • The Holy Cross men's swimming and diving team concluded the 2010-2011 season at the Patriot League Championship in Lewisburg, Pa. on Feb. 17-19. Navy claimed the team title with 1,056 points, Army was second with 603.5, Bucknell third (566), Lehigh fourth (380), Colgate fifth (363), American sixth (201), Lafayette seventh (183.5) and Holy Cross eighth (130).
  • Sophomore Brian Power (Southport, Conn.) broke two Holy Cross individual school records. Power finished 15th in the final heat of the 200 breast with a time of 2:08.25, breaking the school record in the preliminaries with a time of 2:07.34. He broke the school record in the 100 breast in the preliminaries and then bettered the time in the finals, finishing 10th overall with a time of 58.47 seconds. Power was the leading point scorer for Holy Cross, recording nine points.
  • Power was also a member of the record-breaking 200 medley relay team. The team of freshman Jan Yburan (Livingston, N.J.), Power, senior Nick Larsen (Whitman, Mass.) and sophomore John Vatalaro (Strongsville, Ohio) finished eighth overall with a time new school record time of 1:39.15.
  • Sophomore Brian Lyons (Greenwich, Conn.) scored for the Crusaders with a 14th place finish in the 1650 with a time of 16:53.52. Freshman Nick Videtti (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.) and sophomore Richard Pellegrini (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) also earned points for Holy Cross, Videtti with a 15th place finish on the one meter and three meter board, Pellegrini with a 16th place finish on the both boards.