SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Senior Brian Power (Southport, Conn.) recorded three first place finishes and added a fourth as part of the 400 medley relay team as the Holy Cross men's swimming and diving team suffered a 156-142 loss at the hands of Springfield on Saturday afternoon. Power took first in the 100 breaststroke (1:00.53), 200 breaststroke (2:14.35) and 200 individual medley (2:04.96). The 400 medley relay team comprised of junior Jan Yburan (Livingston, N.J.), Power, freshman Tyler Wright (Waterboro, Maine) and sophomore Michael Noone (Stamford, Conn.) finished with a time of 3:40.59.
Yburan and Wright also added a pair of first place finishes. Yburan led the 100 and 200 backstrokes with times of 55.61 and 2:03.00, respectively. He also added a second place finish in the 50 freestyle (23.28). Wright took first in the 100 and 200 butterflies, touching the wall at 54.42 and 2:00.21. He also finished third in the 100 freestyle (50.85). Freshman David Mullany (Monroe, Conn.) added a second place finish in the 1,000 freestyle with a time of 10:31.52.
Sophomore Jack Swain (West Hartford, Conn.) rounded out the top performers for the Crusaders. Swain was the second Holy Cross and third overall finisher in the 100 breaststroke (1:02.81), 200 breaststroke (2:19.92) and 200 individual medley (2:09.14).
On the diving side, junior Nick Videtti (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.) led Holy Cross, recording a score of 246.82 in the three meter dive and 237.97 in the one meter dive.
The men's swimming and diving team will return to action on Nov. 16-18 at the Terrier Invitational. The events are scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. each day.