SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Senior Gael Carter (Tampa, Fla.) finished first in the 100 backstroke and took second in the 50 free, but the Holy Cross women's swimming & diving team couldn't keep pace, falling 181-114 at Springfield College Saturday afternoon. Carter touched the wall first in the 100 back with a time of 1:02.72 and then finished second in the 50 free with a time of 26.14 seconds.
Sophomore Katelyn Desrosiers (Gorham, Maine) claimed second in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:12.29 and then took second in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:34.31. Senior Annie O'Shea (Washington, D.C.) finished second in the 100 and 200 fly with a time of 1:02.57 and 2:13.61 respectively. Also finishing second was sophomore Kristen Desrosiers (Gorham, Maine) in the 1,000 free with a time of 11:05.06 and junior Maggie Beaudouin (Madison, N.J.) in the 500 free with a time of 5:26.38.
The Crusaders will take a couple weeks off, returning to the pool on Nov. 19 for the Terrier Invitational hosted by Boston University.