Football - Archives 2016

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Holy Cross Football Update With Coach Gilmore
Football 06/22/2017

Head Football Coach Tom Gilmore speaks on the impact the graduating senior class had, the team's sustained APR success, summer school, conditioning, the upcoming golf outing, and the season opener.

Holy Cross Names R.J. Chidester Tight Ends Coach
Football 06/21/2017

The College of the Holy Cross football team has added R.J. Chidester to its coaching staff, as announced by head coach Tom Gilmore. He will serve as the tight ends coach for the Crusaders.

Holy Cross Receives FCS Athletics Directors Association APR Award
Football 06/15/2017

The football team from the College of the Holy Cross has been honored by the Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association with the Academic Progress Rate Award for the Patriot League. The APR Award recognizes one institution at each of the 13 FCS conferences that has the highest APR score, and Holy Cross was one of just eight schools to receive the award for second straight year.

Anderson, Golden & Murphy To Join Crusader Football Legends Ring Of Honor
Football 06/14/2017

Holy Cross director of athletics Nathan Pine has announced three individuals will be recognized this fall as the seventh class in the Crusader Football Legends Ring of Honor. Dr. Eddie Anderson, Dennis Golden (Class of 1963) and David Murphy (Class of 1990) will be honored in a ceremony at the game against New Hampshire on Sept. 16, and receive permanent recognition at Fitton Field.

Holy Cross Names Andy Romans Running Backs Coach
Football 06/06/2017

The College of the Holy Cross football team has added Andy Romans to its coaching staff, as announced by head coach Tom Gilmore. Romans will serve as the running backs coach for the Crusaders.

Ram-Crusader Cup Featured In AJCU Connections
Football 06/05/2017

Last November, the College of the Holy Cross Crusaders played the Fordham University Rams at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY to compete for the 31st Ram-Crusader Cup. While the premise for this event was football, it went well beyond a game. On the Holy Cross campus in Worcester, MA, it was a major collaboration between athletics, advancement and alumni relations, and college marketing and communications.

Holy Cross Partners With Defend Your Head To Improve Player Safety
Football 06/01/2017

The Holy Cross department of athletics is committed to enhancing the student-athlete experience, and one key way to accomplish that is by promoting player safety. With that in mind, Holy Cross has partnered with Defend Your Head on the use of ProTech, a patented shell that is an add-on to new or existing football helmets and utilizes specialized material to reduce the risk of brain injury due to blunt force trauma. Based on ProTech's performance over the last two years, Holy Cross has recommended ProTech's use amongst its Patriot League companions as a league-wide initiative to enhance player safety.

Kickoff Time Set For Season Opener At UConn
Football 05/31/2017

With only three months remaining until the start of the 2017 football season, the time of the opening kickoff has been finalized! Holy Cross will open up the year at Connecticut on Thursday, Aug. 31, with the game kicking off at 7:30 p.m. Live television coverage will be provided by SportsNet New York, as the Crusaders and the Huskies play at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn.

Jake Wieczorek Receives John C. Lawlor Medal
Football 05/26/2017

Senior wide receiver Jake Wieczorek, a member of the Holy Cross football team, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 John C. Lawlor Medal. The Lawlor Medal is awarded to the outstanding student and athlete throughout the college course, and was presented in a special ceremony held in the Dinand Library on Thursday, May 25.

Friends of Crusader Football Golf Outing & Dinner Set For July 24
Football 05/24/2017

Join head coach Tom Gilmore, his staff, members of the current team and director of athletics Nathan Pine for the Friends of Crusader Football Golf Outing and Dinner Monday, July 24, at Hopkinton Country Club in Hopkinton, Mass.

Holy Cross Leads Nation In NCAA Public Recognition Awards
Athletics 05/10/2017

Once again this year, the College of the Holy Cross is a national leader in the academic success of its student-athletes. Holy Cross had 75 percent of its teams earn NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) public recognition awards, the highest percentage in the country ahead of Gonzaga (73.3 percent) and Dartmouth (73.1 percent).

From Student To Teacher
Football 05/04/2017

Tom Gilmore has taken everything he learned as a standout student-athlete at Penn to help make him into the man he is today as the leader of the Holy Cross football program.