Jan. 24, 2009
WORCESTER, Mass. - Freshman Adam DeVito (Walpole, Mass.) broke the Worcester City Championship's one meter diving record as the Holy Cross men's swimming and diving team finished second at the Worcester City Championships, held at the Hart Center Friday Jan. 23 and Saturday, Jan. 24.
DeVito broke the one meter diving record with a first place finish and a score of 264.55, while junior Joshua Rodriguez (Dudley, Mass.) finished second with 220.40 points. DeVito also finished first in the three meter diving competition with 311.50 points and Rodriquez took second with 232.15
Also leading the Crusaders was sophomore Sean Hager (Westfield, N.J.) with a first place finish in the 400 IM with a time of 4:37.22, a third place finish in the 200 IM with a time of 2:08.27 and a third place finish in the 200 breast with a time of 2:25.86. Junior Brian Livingston (Auburn, Wash.) took first in the 100 breast with a time of 1:03.41 and first in the 200 breast with a time of 2:20.94. Freshman Michael Burns (East Amherst N.Y.) finished second in both the 100 breast (1:05.19) and the 200 breast (2:24.46). Junior Ryan Boate (Pleasantville, N.Y.) finished second in the 1650 free with a time of 17:58.19, while junior Aaron Brosnan (Westford, Mass.) finished second in the 100 fly with a time of 55.56. Junior Joseph McShane (Chatham, N.J.) finished second in the 100 free with a time of 50.44.
McShane, senior David Drummond (Swampscott, Mass.), senior Dan Kennedy (Bolton, Conn.) and senior Robert Acker (Ames, Iowa) led the Crusaders in the 200 free relay with a second place finish in 1:31.97.
The Crusaders continue competition on Saturday, Jan. 31 traveling to Providence for an 11:00 a.m. start.