Steve Tierney Named C&R Tire Crusader Of The Week
WORCESTER, Mass. – Sophomore Steve Tierney has been named the C&R Tire Crusader of the Week, for competition from Feb. 13-19. Tierney broke three individual school records and was a part of four record-setting relay teams for the Holy Cross men’s swimming and diving team at last week’s Patriot League Championship.
During the opening day of the Patriot League Championship on Wednesday, Tierney broke the school record in the 200-yard freestyle by nearly two seconds with a time of 1:39.47. He followed that up on Thursday with a school-record time of 52.06 in the 100-yard backstroke. Tierney’s third individual school record came on Saturday in the 100-yard freestyle, where he clocked a time of 46.05.
Over the course of the meet, Tierney also swam a leg on four relay team’s which broke school records. The record-setting times came in the 400-yard freestyle relay (3:08.39), the 800-yard freestyle relay (6:58.24), the 200-yard medley relay (1:35.10) and the 400-yard medley relay (3:27.62)
The 2016-2017 season is now complete for the Crusaders.