Kristen Desrosiers
Kristen Desrosiers
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Gorham, Maine
High School: Catherine McAuley
Position: Back/Free


2011-2012: Finished first versus Fairfield in the 200 free with a time of 2:15.04…won the 1,000 free versus Lehigh with a time 11:04.76…placed first in the 200 IM versus Springfield with a time of 2:15.66…set a personal best time in the 400 IM with a time of 4:40.33 at the Terrier Invitational…won the 200 IM with a time of 2:13.60, the 200 free with a time of 2:00.36 and the 100 free with a time of 56.26 at the Worcester City Championship…also was a member of the winning relay teams at the Worcester City Championship in the 200 medley relay, the 400 medley relay, 200 free relay and the 400 free relay…placed first versus Providence in the 200 IM with a time of 2:17.18…posted a first-place finish in the 1,000 free versus Bryant with a time of 10:58.14…member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy…earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll accolades.

Broke the school record in the 200 IM at the Patriot League Championship with an 11th place finish and time of 2:08.51...member of the 800 free relay team that finished seventh at the PLC and set a new school record with a time of 7:52.10...was named the Swimmer of the Meet at the Worcester City Championship and the AT&T Crusader of the Week (1/27/11) for her record breaking performances in the 200 IM, 200 free and 100 fly... Finished first in the 200 yard free and 200 yard IM against Faifield, the 200 yard IM against Siena as well as the 200 IM against Siena...named Holy Cross’ Most Valuable Swimmer.

2009-2010: Swam a personal-best in the 400 IM (4:49.83) at the Harold Anderson Invitational...had personal-best times in the 100 back (1:00.43), 100 fly (1:00.06) and 200 IM (2:13.91) at the Patriot League Championship...took first in the 200 IM (2:18.57) against Bryant...led Crusaders to victory in the 200 IM (2:18.22)  and the 400 IM (4:55.20) at the Worcester City Championship...posted a second place finish and a time of 4:56.17 in the 400 IM against Army...finished first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:20.24 against Providence...set school-records as a member of 400 medley relay (3:59.38), 200 medley relay (1:49.79) and 400 free relay (3:35.80) at the Patriot League Championship.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity swim team at Catherine McAuley H.S.

Personal: Daughter of Marcel and Ellen Desrosiers...twin sister Katelyn is also a member of the Holy Cross swim team...majoring in Psychology.


Desrosiers' Top Times

Event (yards) Time Meet (Date)
100 Back 1:00.43 Patriot League Championship (2/18/2010)
100 Fly 59.62 Patriot League Championship (2/18/2011)
200 IM 2:08.51 Patriot League Championship (2/17/2011)
400 IM 4:40.33 Terrier Invitational (11/20/2011)