Boston University Women Roll Past Holy Cross, 190.5-104.5

by SwimSwam 2

December 05th, 2021 News

Boston U vs Holy Cross

  • Saturday, December 4, 2021
  • Worcester, Mass.
  • Results

Courtesy: Boston University Athletics

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Boston University women’s swimming & diving team closed out the first half of its schedule with a 194.5-104.5 road victory over Holy Cross at the Hart Center on Saturday afternoon.

Freshman Ashley Scafetta and senior Sezin Eligul swam to two wins apiece while senior Emily Balicanta swept the diving events. Five sophomores – Ellie GravesClarissa HoytMadison KimLara MitchellSydney Sorbello – senior Francesca Leung and freshman Stephanie Liu each picked up a victory in the dual to help the Terriers even their record at 3-3.

The Terriers now stand at an even 3-3 on the year. The team will take a six-week break from competition before returning to action on Jan. 15 when it visits Colgate.

TOP PERFORMANCES

Emily Balicanta
1st – 1m dive – 262.05
1st – 3m dive – 273.53

Ashley Scafetta
1st – 100 breast – 1:07.09
1st – 200 IM – 2:12.66

Sezin Eligul
1st – 50 fly – 26.12
1st – 50 back – 27.27

Sydney Sorbello
1st – 100 IM – 1:03.6
2nd – 200 IM – 2:13.5

Madison Kim
1st – 50 free – 24.76
2nd – 50 back – 28.31

Francesca Leung
1st – 100 free – 54.02

Lara Mitchell
1st – 100 back – 58.03

Ellie Graves
1st – 500 free – 5:22.54

Clarissa Hoyt
1st – 100 fly – 59.35

Stephanie Liu
T1st – 50 breast – 31.14

Alex Pastushan
2nd – 100 back – 59.89
2nd – 100 free – 1:00.03

Katherine Rusack
2nd – 1m dive – 244.80
2nd – 3m dive – 252.67

Isabella Garbacz
2nd – 100 IM – 1:04.3

Blythe Brenner
2nd – 200 free – 1:57.75

Alaina May
2nd – 50 free – 25.11

Joanna McNulty
2nd – 500 free – 5:24.13

Courtesy: Holy Cross Athletics

WORCESTER, Mass. – Sophomore Ayden Chanin, sophomore Greta Walting, and freshman Ava Westfall took home individual event wins as the Holy Cross women’s swimming and diving team suffered a 190.50-104.50 loss to Patriot league opponent Boston University on Senior Day Saturday afternoon at the Hart Center at the Luth Athletic Complex.

Chanin earned nine points for the Crusaders in the 200-yard freestyle bettering the second place opponent by .41 seconds (1:57.34). Walting tied with Stephanie Westfall of BU for first with an exact 31.14 time as both athletes competed in 50-yard breaststroke. Westfall came in first in the 200-yard individual medley (2:21.27) with her lowest split a 30.52 during the first 50 yards.

Holy Cross will be off for the next month and they return to the pool on Tuesday, January 18th at conference opponent Colgate at 12:00 p.m.

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Apples123
1 month ago

Holy Cross should be moved to D3

Braden Keith(@braden)
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Reply to  Apples123
1 month ago

Based on swimming results?

Holy Cross is a basketball school.