Women's Swimming and Diving Sets Three Program Records at Harold Anderson Invitational
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross women’s swimming and diving team competed at the Harold Anderson Invitational over the weekend. The Crusaders came in fourth place with a score of 582 with URI winning with a 843.5. The women broke three program records over the three days of competition.
- Emily Sullivan broke two program records, both in events that she took first place. In the 200 IM, she swam a 2:07.03 and in the 400 IM she won with a 4:30.10. Sullivan also took fourth place in the 200 breast with a 2:26.16 and third as part of the 800 free relay team along with Alicia Vesey, Isabella Miko-Rydzaj, and Kayleigh Hoagland with a time of 7:49.89.
- Miko-Rydzaj also took second place in the 200 IM with a 2:07.35. She came in third in the 400 IM with a 4:33.21. And she claimed fourth in the 200 fly after swimming a 2:08.14.
- In addition to the third place finish in the 800 free relay, Hoagland claimed five over top four finishes. She took second in both the 200 free and the 50 free. She swam a 1:55.90 and a 24.02 respectively. In the 100 free, Hoagland took fourth place with a 53.23. Then, as a member of relay teams, she took third and fourth respectively in the 400 medley relay with a 3:59.92 along with Lauren Moran, Caroline Body, and Brianna Larnard, and a 1:48.46 in the 200 medley relay with the same team.
- Larnard also had three individual events in which she finished in the top three. She took second in the 400 IM with a 4:32.77, second in the 100 fly with a 57.56, and third in the 200 fly with a 2:07.53. Her 100 fly time broke the previously held program and meet records.
- Gillian Giangrande came in third in the 100 back with a time of 59.89.
The Crusaders are now off until after the new year when they take on Fairfield on Jan. 11 at 4:00p.m. in Connecticut.