January 24, 2011

Kristen Desrosiers Named AT&T Crusader Of The Week

WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior Kristen Desrosiers (Gorham, Maine) has been named the AT&T Crusader of the Week, for competition from January 17-23. Gorham led the Holy Cross women's swimming and diving team to a first place finish at the 2011 Worcester City Championship, and received Swimmer of the Meet honors.

At the Worcester City Championship, Desrosiers won three individual events, setting new meet records in all three. Her record-setting first place performances came in the 100-yard butterfly (1:00.81), 200-yard freestyle (1:59.96) and 200-yard individual medley (2:12.29). In addition, Desrosiers was a member of three relay teams which also had first place finishes. She swam the backstroke leg on the 200-yard medley relay team (1:54.38), the butterfly leg on the 400-yard medley relay team (4:09.14) and the third leg on the 400-yard freestyle relay team (3:43.57). Both the 400-yard medley relay and 400-yard freestyle relay teams also set new meet records.

The Crusaders return to action this Saturday, Jan. 29, when they travel to Providence for a 1:00 p.m. meet.