Holy Cross Men's Swimming & Diving Falls To Providence, 133-99

Feb. 2, 2009


PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Freshman Adam DeVito (Walpole, Mass.) led the Crusaders with two first place finishes as the Holy Cross men's swimming and diving team fell to Providence, 133-99, Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Taylor Natatorium in Providence, R.I.

DeVito took first in the one meter, five voluntary dives, with a season-best score and new school record of 175.87. On the one meter board, six optional dives, DeVito finished first with a score of 273.30.

In the pool, Holy Cross swept the 200 meter breaststroke event. Freshman Michael Burns (East Amherst N.Y.) took first with a time of 2:39.08, junior Brian Livingston (Auburn, Wash.) finished second with a time of 2:39.21 and sophomore Sean Hager (Westfield, N.J.) finished third with a time of 2:42.17. Livingston also took second place in the 100 meter breaststroke with a time of 1:12.20, while Hager took second in the 200 meter butterfly with a time of 2:26.66. Junior Joseph McShane (Chatham, N.J.) placed second in the 200 meter freestyle with a time of 2:04.64 and second in the 100 meter free with a time of 56.86.

The Crusaders return to the Hart Center on Tuesday, Feb. 3, hosting Bryant at 4:00 p.m.