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Boys' Swimming & Diving Team Takes Their Fourth NVL Championship
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It has been a wonderful season for Holy Cross's Boys' Swimming and Diving Team. They won the NVL Championship for the fourth year in a row and came in second at the State Championships. These accomplishments were realized because of stellar leadership by coaches, Mary Racevicius, Michelle Griffith and Paul Leger, and the unparalleled diligence and sportsmanship displayed by the team.

"We are so proud of our athletes and coaches," said Jerry Ciarleglio '72, Director of Athletics. "To win an NVL Championship is a great accomplishment; to win four in a row is the mark of an outstanding program."

"We are proud of winning NVLs," said Sam Mason '19. "Mary deserves a lot of credit for that. She turned the program into a dynasty. She has a will that will not be shifted by another team."

Sam, along with fellow swimmers, Ben Bowler '19 and Jack Tucker '19 have been active on the team since their freshmen year. They have been part of NVL Championships since their arrival. "It's good to know we have a tradition of winning the NVLs," said Jack. "It's great to be a part of that."

"I've been swimming since seventh grade," said Ben. "When I arrived as a freshman, I was immediately impressed with how dedicated everyone was."

Several records were made throughout the past season including:

  • 200 medley relay – 1:38:30 (also Class S 1:38:31) – Lucas Racevicius '18, Ben Bowler '19, Jack Tucker '19 & Sam Mason '19
  • 400 free relay – 3:14:05 - Lucas Racevicius '18, Sam Mason '19, Jack Tucker '19 & Chris Fryer '18
  • 200 Free – 1:47:32; 100 Butterfly – 52.26 - Jack Tucker '19
  • 50 Free – 21.71; 100 Free – 48.20 - Sam Mason '19
  • 200 Individual Medley – 1:57:02; 100 Backstroke - 52.58- Lucas Racevicius '18

Members of the 2017-2018 Boys' Swimming & Diving Team include: Jessica Borduas '18, Ben Bowler '19, Seamas Bowler '21, Mike Capodanno '20, Luciano D'Amelio '20, Randy Desaulniers '20, Nathan Erdtmann '20, Adam Fernandes '20, Alex Ford '19, Chris Ford '19, Chris Fryer '18 (Captain), Nick Galasso '19, Vin Graziano '19, Kiley Harnish '18, Colin Harrigan '21, Frank Healey '21, Brendan Lynch '18, Sam Mason '19, Aidan Nixon '20, Jake Paolino '20, Thomas Pompei '20, Lucas Racevicius '18 (Captain), Marcas Racevicius '20, Dillon Sanzari '18, Nathan Sideris '21, Madison Smith '18, John Tucker '19 (Captain), William Tucker '21, Anthony Ursini '20, Matthew Ursini '21, Jack Villano '20, Alessandro Ward '19 & Andrew White '21.