Published: Friday, February 15, 2013
Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013 17:02
Two weeks ago, the Holy Cross Swimming and Diving teams hosted Bryant University in their final home meet of the season. Although both squads would come up short of recording victories at home, with the women’s team falling by a score of 199-95 and the men’s team edged by a score of 170-125, both teams were led by strong individual performances.
Junior Katie Luther and sophomore Alicia LiCalzi led the diving team by each recording first place finishes. Senior Kristen Desrosiers had a top three finish as well in the 50 yard back stroke, while junior Kelsey Poremba, sophomore Kristen Coleman, senior Laura Webber, freshman Claire O’Brien, and senior Natalie Livingston all enjoyed strong performances.
Freshman Tyler Wright led the men’s team with two first place finishes in the 100 yard butterfly and the 200 individual medley. Juniors Jan Yburan and Nick Videtti finished first in each of their respective events, the 100 yard backstroke and the three meter dive. Seniors Brian Power and Brian Lyons each earned second place finishes along with freshman
Prior to the contest, seniors Kristen and Katelyn Derosiers, Natalie Livingston, Laura Webber, Claire Reidy, Brian Power, Brian Lyons, John Vatalaro, Richard Pellegrini, and Ned Supple were all honored as for their commitment and dedication to the squad during the last four years.