Women's Swimming & Diving Preps For Patriot League Championship

Clare Reidy

Schedule: Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 21-23, at Patriot League Championship, Lewisburg, Pa., 10:30 a.m.
Scoreboard: L, 199-95 vs. Bryant, Worcester, Mass., 2/2

  • The Holy Cross women's swimming and diving team will return to the pool on Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 21-23, at the Patriot League Championship, hosted by Bucknell. The morning sessions are scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. while the evening sessions will start at 6:00 p.m.
  • Last season, the Crusaders finished eighth at the Patriot League Championship hosted by Navy in Annapolis, Md. Seniors Kristen Desrosiers (Gorham, Maine), Katelyn Desrosiers (Gorham, Maine) and Natalie Livingston (Auburn, Wash.) and graduate Annie O'Shea led the team with top-20 finishes.
  • The Crusaders are coming off a home meet with Bryant in which junior Katie Luther (Omaha, Neb.) and junior Alicia LiCalzi (New Canaan, Conn.) recorded first place finishes in the one-meter and three-meter dives, respectively. Sophomore Mary Kate Schulte (Desmoines, Iowa) also recorded two third place finishes to lead the Crusaders off the blocks.
  • Prior to the final home meet of the year against Bryant, Katelyn Desrosiers, Kristen Desrosiers, Livingston and fellow seniors Claire Reidy (Northford, Conn.) and Laura Webber (Hampden, Mass.) were honored by head coach Barry Parenteau, diving coach Wilson Aybar and assistant coach Ian Hennessey in a brief ceremony for their hard work and dedication to the women's swimming and diving program over the past four years.