February 1, 2011

Crusaders Return To Hart Center For Meet Against Bryant

Overall: 3-5; Last Week: 0-1
Scoreboard: Providence 195, Holy Cross 104, Providence, R.I., 1/29
Schedule: Saturday, Feb. 5 vs. Bryant, Worcester, Mass., 1:00 p.m. 

  • The Holy Cross women's swimming and diving team will wrap up the regular season with a dual meet against Bryant at the Hart Center on Saturday, Feb. 5 at 1:00 p.m. Holy Cross will honor its six seniors before the start of the meet.
  • Seniors Gael Carter (Tampa, Fla.), Emily Greeke (Hamilton, Mass.), Sarah Kearns (Marion, Mass.), Sam Lenhardt (Duxbury, Mass.), Erin Meegan (Woodbine, Md.) and Molly O'Brien (Bedford, N.Y.) will compete in their final dual meet of the regular season against Bryant.
  • Against Providence, junior Annie O'Shea (Washington, D.C.) led the Crusaders with two individual wins. O'Shea ranks 24th in the Patriot League in the 200 fly with a season-best time of 2:14.53. Sophomore Kristen Desrosiers (Gorham, Maine) ranks 19th in the 500 with a time of 5:12.44, junior Maggie Beaudouin (Madison, N.J.) ranks 23rd in the 1650 with a time of 18:54.42, while freshman Cassandra Perry (Sudbury, Mass.) ranks 25th with a time of 18:57.89. In the 100 back, Carter ranks 17th with a time of 59.96 and Desrosiers ranks 18th with a time of 1:00.00. Carter's time of 2:11.58 in the 200 back ranks 22nd and Desrosiers ranks 21st in the 100 breast with a time of 1:11.14 and 18th in the 200 IM with a time of 2:12.29.
  • Holy Cross will compete at the Patriot League Championship on Feb. 17-19. Last season, the Crusaders placed eighth of eight at the Championship. O'Shea set a school record in the 200 fly with a time of 2:09.33 and the team set school records in the 400 free relay, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay.