Holy Cross Baseball Bounces Back with Sweep of Lafayette

Billy Fitzpatrick Sports Editor The Holy Cross Baseball team put a stop to a three-game skid with a sweep of Lafayette last weekend at Kamine Stadium in Easton, Pennsylvania. The Crusaders (15-16 overall, 9-7 in Patriot League play) took both games of Saturday’s doubleheader and secured the sweep on Sunday to jump to third place in the conference standings with just a few more series left until postseason play. The host Leopards (13-28, 2-15) remain in last place in the Patriot League after the three-game sweep.   Holy Cross squeaked out a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Lafayette in game 1 … Continue reading Holy Cross Baseball Bounces Back with Sweep of Lafayette

Women’s Lacrosse Downs American in Senior Day Victory

Allyson Noenickx Chief Section Editor On Saturday April 21, Women’s Lacrosse earned a 12-10 victory over Patriot League opponent, American University. The Senior Day game marked the last home game of the regular season as Holy Cross celebrated its two seniors, Julia Maloney ’18 and Kerrianne Moran’ 18. Maloney recorded six saves on the day, while Moran netted a goal off a free position shot and earned four draw controls. The Crusaders started strong against the Eagles, who were seeking their first league win of the season. Holy Cross got on the board early, scoring off their first possession of … Continue reading Women’s Lacrosse Downs American in Senior Day Victory

Men’s Lacrosse Drops Turnpike Trophy Game

Jack Godar Editor-in-Chief Friday’s matchup was a big game for the Holy Cross Men’s Lacrosse team for two reason: Senior Day and the Turnpike Trophy game against the Boston University Terriers. Seniors Logan LeBlond, Henry Lilly, Jake Maruna, and Rich Palazzese were honored for their four years of commitment to the program and it marked the first time Holy Cross broke out the black uniforms. However, Boston got off to a strong start, putting up two goals in the first period while the Crusaders scored none. In the second period, the Terriers really pulled away, scoring five straight goals in … Continue reading Men’s Lacrosse Drops Turnpike Trophy Game

Track and Field Impresses at Home Meet

By John Albinson Chief Sports Editor   Last Saturday, the Holy Cross Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams competed at the Holy Cross Invitational, held right here on campus at the track. Plagued by bad weather last year, this season’s meet was a much different story, with sunshine and clear skies holding up throughout the entire day. The Home Meet serves as the pinnacle of the regular season, where (mostly) every athlete is entered into their primary event. Holy Cross showed up on Saturday, with Women’s team winning the meet with 206 points, and the Men taking second in … Continue reading Track and Field Impresses at Home Meet

Holy Cross Drops Both Games of Doubleheader to Bucknell

Billy Fitzpatrick Sports Editor Last Saturday, the Holy Cross baseball team squared off against Patriot League rival Bucknell at Fitton Field in Worcester, Massachusetts. The Bison (12-21 overall, 9-7 in Patriot League play) picked up two wins against the Crusaders (12-15, 6-6) to leapfrog Holy Cross into third place in the conference standings. Sunday’s game was postponed due to inclement weather.   Bucknell took Game 1 of the doubleheader behind a pair of two-out rallies and a dominant start from senior pitcher Connor Van Hoose for a 6-0 victory. The game was scoreless until the top of the third inning, … Continue reading Holy Cross Drops Both Games of Doubleheader to Bucknell

HC Club Baseball Looks to Repeat

Patrick Wareham and Aidan Hone Sports Editor, Staff Writer  Last November, the Holy Cross Club Baseball team brought home the 2017 New England Club Baseball Association (NECBA) Championship, capping a perfect 15-0 season with a 5-1 victory against the University of Vermont.  While Holy Cross was the second team in the history of the NECBA to post a 12-0 regular season record (Fairfield did it in 2013), the Crusaders were the only team to go on to win the Championship and complete an undefeated season.  It was the Crusaders’ third trip to the Championship final (the team came up short … Continue reading HC Club Baseball Looks to Repeat