Swimming & Diving 2018-2019 Schedule Announced
WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross head swimming and diving coach Jeff Barlok has announced the Crusaders’ schedule for both the men’s and women’s teams for the 2018-2019 season. Both squads will begin competition on Sept. 28 with the Assumption Pentathlon. The schedule includes 11 events before the Patriot League Championship begins on Feb. 20 in Lewisburg, Pa. The Crusaders will host two events, a meet against Springfield on Jan. 26 as well as the one with Assumption, while Holy Cross will be on the road for the nine others.
Besides the two already mentioned, the men have four other single team meets and the women have five. The lineup includes Iona, Fairfield, Providence, and Springfield, with only the women taking on Siena. The teams will also compete in five multi-team competitions including the New England Catholic Invitational, the Worcester City Championship, a meet at Sacred Heart with Manhattan, the Harold Anderson Invitational, and the Husky Invitational.
Both teams will be returning a wealth of experienced athletes. Last season, the women's team combined to break 12 team records, while the men broke seven. Returning record holders include Casey Sherman, Emily Sullivan, Kayleigh Hoagland, Brianna Larnard, Isabella Miko-Rydzaj, and Caroline Body for the women and Steve Tierney, Nathan Kramer, Kevin Lagasse, Christian Realbuto, and Corey Manley for the men.
The complete schedule is as follows:
Sept. 28 Assumption Pentathlon
Oct. 5-6 at New England Catholic Invitational
Oct. 13 at Iona
Oct. 17 at Siena (women only)
Oct. 26-27 at Worcester City Championships
Nov. 3 at Sacred Heart with Manhattan
Nov. 16-18 at Harold Anderson Invitational
Jan. 11 at Fairfield
Jan. 19 at Providence
Jan. 26 Springfield
Feb. 2 at Husky Invitational
Feb. 20-23 at Patriot League Championship