FAIRFIELD, Conn. - The Holy Cross women's swimming and diving team swept the diving events and took first in six events, but couldn't fend off the Fairfield Stags, falling 167-133 Sunday afternoon in Fairfield, Conn.
The Crusaders took the top three spots in the one meter and three meter diving events with senior Rachael Martinez (Chelmsford, Mass.) leading the way in both events. On the one meter board, Martinez took first with 185.68 points, while sophomore Lindsay Mlazgar (Bloomington, Minn.) finished second with 160.75 points and junior Sarah Kearns (Marion, Mass.) in third with 158.48 points. On the three meter board Martinez finished first with 201.98 points, Mlazgar second with 167.93 and Kearns third with 163.95.
In the swimming events, the Crusaders were led by a first place finish in the 100 meter back by junior Gael Carter (Tampa, Fla.) with a time of 1:10.5, a first place finish in the 100 meter breast by senior Maggie Gousman (Fanwood, N.J.) with a time of 1:16.77 and a first place finish in the 200 meter fly by sophomore Annie O'Shea (Washington, D.C.) with a time of 2:30.50. The 200 meter free relay, swam by O'Shea, freshman Laura Webber (Hampden, Mass.), Carter and senior Alisha Carrazza (Boonton Township, N.J.), also finished first with a time of 1:56.76.
The Crusaders return to Worcester on Wednesday, Oct. 28, welcoming Siena to the Hart Center at 7:00 p.m.