Martinez & Gousman Honored By Patriot League

Nov. 4, 2008

WORCESTER, Mass. - Junior diver Rachael Martinez (Chelmsford, Mass.) and junior swimmer Maggie Gousman (Fanwood, N.J.) have been honored by the Patriot League for competition Oct. 27- Nov. 3. The Crusaders traveled to Troy, N.Y. for dual meet competition with Siena. Martinez and Grousman were double event winners for the Crusaders, but it was not enough as Holy Cross fell to Siena, 170-130.

Martinez was named Patriot League Diver of the Week for her performance on the diving board. Martinez won the one meter and three meter dive with scores of 209.03 and 215.48. She has finished first for the Crusaders in at least one event in every meet this season.

Gousman was named Patriot League Swimmer of the Week after finishing first in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:10.38) and the 200 yard breaststroke (2:32.61). This was the third time this season that Gousman has won multiple events for Holy Cross.

The Holy Cross swimming and diving team return to Patriot League action at Army on November 5 at 6:00 p.m.