Men’s Hockey Falls to AIC

Maggie Flaherty ’20 Sports Editor  It was a breakaway goal with 1:25 left in the third period that sealed the fate of the AIC Yellow Jackets’ 4-2 win last Saturday at the Hart Center.   AIC (7-4-1, 7-7-1 overall) is ranked second in the Atlantic Hockey Standings, whereas Holy Cross (1-5-1, 1-9-2 overall) currently sits in last place. Despite the rankings, the teams were evenly matched throughout the game. During the first two periods, the teams had the same amount of shots on net. Holy Cross’s Johnny Coughlin struck early in the first period after a one-timed slap-shot rattled off … Continue reading Men’s Hockey Falls to AIC

Men’s Basketball Continues Strong Non-Conference Play

Billy Fitzpatrick ’20 Chief Sports Editor The Holy Cross men’s basketball team (6-3) has gotten off to a strong start this season while playing a challenging non-conference schedule. The Crusaders traveled to and held halftime leads at both Michigan (undefeated and now ranked #5 in the country) and Providence (a game that was up for grabs in the final minutes). Those performances, albeit losses, set the tone for the level of play that Holy Cross is capable of, and they have hardly disappointed in their games since then. Let’s take a look at how they have been playing in recent … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Continues Strong Non-Conference Play

Football Caps Late-Season Resurgence with Thriller Win Over Georgetown

Billy Fitzpatrick ’22 Sports Editor  The Holy Cross football team capped off its season in dramatic fashion with a come-from-behind victory over Patriot League foe Georgetown in the nation’s capital. After trailing by as many as 26 points in the second half, the Crusaders (5-6 overall, 4-2 Patriot League) stormed back in the final 20 minutes to spoil their opponent’s Senior Day and top the Hoyas, 32-21. For Georgetown, the defeat gave them the same overall and conference records as Holy Cross, meaning that the Crusaders took second place in the Patriot League due to the head-to-head tiebreaker. Junior quarterback … Continue reading Football Caps Late-Season Resurgence with Thriller Win Over Georgetown