October 8, 2013

Men's Swimming And Diving To Open Season At Fairfield

Scoreboard: No Team Scores, Assumption Pentathlon, Worcester, Mass., 10/5
Schedule: Saturday, Oct. 12 at Fairfield, Fairfield, Conn., 1:00 p.m.

  • The Holy Cross men's swimming and diving team will open up its 2013-2014 dual competition this Saturday, Oct. 12, at Fairfield beginning at 1:00 p.m.
  • Last season, the Crusaders fell to the Stags at home by a score of 165-132. Seniors Jan Yburan (Livingston, N.J.) and Nick Videtti (Woodcliff Lake, N.J.) along with the 400-yard medley relay team and graduate Brian Power all earned first place finishes. Yburan swept the 100 and 200-yard backstrokes with times of 55.96 and 2:03.37, respectively. Videtti took first in the one-meter dive with a score of 227.40.
  • The team opened up the 2013-2014 season at the Assumption Pentathlon. The Crusaders participated in the 100 butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle and individual medley to record an overall combined time.
  • Holy Cross will be led by eight seniors this year including Ben Chelmow (Newton, Mass.), Zachary Cietek (Guilderland, N.Y.), Patrick Gibbons (Reston, Va.), Tim Liddy (Garden City, N.Y.), Kevin O'Connor (Ridgewood, N.J.), Anthony Russo (Stratford, Conn.), Videtti and Yburan.
  • The Crusaders will compete in eight meets this season including the Patriot League Championship on Feb. 19-22, hosted by Navy in Annapolis, Md. There are two home meets scheduled to take place in the Hart Center against Springfield (10/26) and Providence (1/25).
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