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Men's Swimming & Diving Falls to Iona in First Meet

Holy Cross Athletics   10-07-2017


Result: Iona 175.5, Holy Cross 120.5
Location: Worcester, Mass.
Date: Saturday, October 6, 2017
The Lead: Senior Jake Sbarbaro recorded a new personal best in the 100 breaststroke and junior Steven Tierney finished first in two events, but the Crusaders fell to the Gaels.


  • Tierney finished first in the 200 free with a time of 1:44.74 and first in the 100 free with a time of 48.44. 
  • Sbarbaro placed first in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:00.57, which is a new personal best for the senior. He also finished first in the 200 breaststroke with a time of 2:13.69.
  • On the boards, senior Jimmy Nugent placed first in the 3m diving with a final score of 212.10. Senior Riccardo Marcangeli placed second in the same event with a score of 207.08. Junior Nick Chevalier finished third with a score of 176.84. Marcangeli and Nugent also took first and second place in the 1m diving event with scores of 236.17 and 235.50, respectively. 
  • Freshman Nathan Kramer took second place in the 200 backstroke with a time of 2:01.26 and first in the 200 IM in 2:00.57. 


The Crusaders will swim in the New England Catholic Invitiational Oct. 13-14 in Boston, Mass.