Jan. 13, 2009
BOSTON, Mass. - Freshman diver Adam DeVito (Walpole, Mass.) took first in the one meter diving competition and reset the three meter school record as the Holy Cross men's swimming and diving team fell to Boston University, 133-99, Tuesday night at Competition Pool in Boston, Mass. With the loss, the Crusaders fall to 0-5, while the Terriers improve to 6-1.
DeVito led the Crusaders with a first place finish and score of 247.80 in the one meter diving competition. DeVito then reset the Holy Cross school record on the three meter board with a second place finish and score of 268.65. Junior Ryan Boate (Pleasantville, N.Y.) led Holy Cross with a first place finish in the 500 free. Boate touched the wall in 5:18.63, his second fastest time of the season. Freshman Michael Burns (East Amherst N.Y.) touched the wall first in the 100 breast at the 1:06.11 mark.
Holy Cross closed out the meet with a first place finish in the 200 free relay. Senior Dan Kennedy (Bolton, Conn.), senior David Drummond (Swampscott, Mass.), senior Rob Acker (Ames, Iowa) and junior Joseph McShane (Chatham, N.J.) combined to finish with a time of 1:34.04.
Holy Cross continues competition when in hosts the Worcester City Championships on Friday-Saturday, Jan. 23-24 at the Hart Center.