February 18, 2014

Women's Swimming & Diving Readies For Patriot League Championship

Scoreboard: L Bryant 174 Holy Cross 82, Smithfield, R.I., 2/1
Schedule: Wednesday, Feb. 19, Patriot League Championship, Annapolis, Md. 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, Feb. 20, Patriot League Championship, Annapolis, Md., 10:30 a.m./6:00 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 21, Patriot League Championship, Annapolis, Md., 10:30 a.m./6:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 22, Patriot League Championship, Annapolis, Md., 10:30 a.m./6:00 p.m. 

  • The Holy Cross women's swimming and diving team will return to the pool on Wednesday, Feb. 19 for the first round of the 2014 Patriot League Championship in Annapolis, Md. at 6:00 p.m.
  • Last season, the Crusaders placed 7th of 8 in the Patriot League Championship with a score of 120. Navy took the top spot with 836 points. Junior Mary Kate Schulte (Des Moines, Iowa), senior Kelsey Poremba (Bedford, N.H.) and graduate Clare Reidy (Northford, Conn.) all set personal bests in the 100 freestyle during the meet. 
  • Holy Cross recently fell to the Bryant Bulldogs by a score of 174-82 but had several top-three finishes in the meet. Freshman Marielle Pavek (Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y.) led the way with two third place finishes in both the 50 and 100 freestyle. The 400 freestyle relay team comprised of Pavek, freshman Colleen Harrison (Lake Forest, Ill.), freshman Gina DeFloria (Greensburg, P.A.), and freshman Kristie Coleman (Brooklyn, N.Y.) finished second with a time of 3:48.57
  • Just a reminder that ADVANCE TICKETS for the upcoming Patriot League swimming and diving championship meet hosted by the Naval Academy are NOW AVAILABLE for purchase. Luxurious Lejeune Hall in Annapolis will be the site for the Championship meet from Feb. 19-22.
  • A coveted all-session pass for either meet is only $40, while a ticket to attend an individual session of the finals is $12 and a trial heat session ticket is $10. These can all be purchased through the Navy Ticket Office either by phone at 1-800-US4-NAVY (1-800-874-6289) or by visiting the following link: http://bit.ly/1iDR7Hu . Make sure to purchase yours before they run out!
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