Decas And Brown Win Individual Events In Loss At Holy Cross

Decas And Brown Win Individual Events In Loss At Holy Cross

Final Results

The Sacred Heart University swim team dropped a 168.5-118.5 decision at The College of Holy Cross on Saturday afternoon and fall to 1-4 on the year.  The Pioneers won two relays and had three individual victories on the afternoon.

SHU opened the meet with a first place showing in the 200-yard medley relay.  Emily Shenk, Malvina Reinhold, Siobhan Goodman and Jill Crosby swam a time of 1:56.47, 0.4 seconds in front of the Holy Cross relay.  Sacred Heart also placed third in the event, with Anna Brown, Julie Pedersen, Katrina Dy and Caleigh Dion touching in a time of 1:59.42.

Olivia Decas captured two individual wins for Sacred Heart on the afternoon, while Brown earned her first collegiate win.  Decas had a convincing win in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 1:02.63, nearly two seconds clear of her teammate, Shenk, who touched in second place. Decas also won the 50-yard freestyle, in a time of 26.13.  Brown earned her victory in the 200-yard backstroke in a time of 2:18.36, almost a full second in front of the runner-up.

The Pioneers closed out the meet with two of the top-three times in the 200-yard freestyle relay. Caleigh Dion, Shenk, Crosby and Decas swam to the win at 1:43.91, while Pederson, Brown, Hannah O'Brien and Reinhold were third at 1:49.41.

Sacred Heart is back in action non November 21 when it travels to Manhattan for a dual meet.