Patriot League Releases Men's Swimming And Diving Preseason Poll

Jan Yburan

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross men's swimming and diving team was selected to finish 10th in the 2013-2014 Patriot League preseason poll as voted on by head coaches and sports information directors from around the league. Last season's Patriot League champion, Navy, was selected to finish first with 16 first place votes and 160 points. `

Patriot League newcomer Boston University was selected to finish second with 141 points and three first place votes, while Army was selected third with 137 points and one first place vote. Bucknell, Lehigh and Loyola (Md.) followed in the fourth, fifth and sixth positions with 110, 100 and 68 points, respectively. American (60), Colgate (57), Lafayette (49) and Holy Cross (18) rounded out the preseason poll.

Holy Cross will begin its 2013-2014 campaign on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 1:00 p.m. at the Assumption Pentathlon.

To view the complete men's and women's swimming and diving preseason polls, click here.

2013 Patriot League Preseason Men's Swimming and Diving Polls
1. Navy – 160 points (16 first-place votes) 
2. Boston University – 141 (3) 
3. Army – 137 (1) 
4. Bucknell – 110
5. Lehigh – 100
6. Loyola Maryland – 68
7. American – 60
8. Colgate – 57
9. Lafayette – 49
10. Holy Cross – 18