February 7, 2005

Fairfield Tops Holy Cross, 146-94

Feb. 7, 2005

Worcester, Mass. - The Fairfield women's swimming and diving team downed Holy Cross, 146-94 Saturday at the Hart Pool. Freshman Andrea Doherty (Needham, Mass.) led the Crusaders with a first place finish in the 200 yard fly (2:17.89) and a second place finish in the 50 yard freestyle (26.33). Doherty was also the second leg of the 400 yard medley relay team which placed second (4:15.34).

Junior Kaitlyn McCrossen (New Windsor, N.Y.) finished second in both the 200 yard freestyle (2:02.22) and the 500 yard freestyle (5:29.50). She also joined Doherty on the 400 yard medley relay team along with junior Emily Ferris (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) and sophomore Jennifer Knapp (Katonah, N.Y.). Ferris, the reigning Patriot League Female Swimmer of the Week, also placed first in the 200 yard individual medley (2:19.68) and had a third place showing in the 200 yard backstroke (2:19.44).