As alumni, family and friends of Holy Cross Athletics, we need your support to take us to the next level. As we celebrate another successful academic year for our student-athletes, we reflect on how important our supporters are in making our achievements possible. Your gift in support of the Crusader Athletics Fund provides opportunities for increased competitive game travel, improved equipment, up-to-date technology and increased resources for recruiting.
Don't miss your opportunity to watch history reborn, as Holy Cross renews one of its most storied gridiron matchups this fall. Tickets for the Holy Cross-Boston College football game at Alumni Stadium on Sept. 8, 2018 are now on sale.
The College of the Holy Cross department of athletics has named A.J. Kizekai as its new director of facilities, operations and events, as announced by director of athletics Nathan Pine. Kizekai will assist in the management of all aspects of facility and event operations, including facility maintenance, crowd management, venue set up and tear down, coordination of visiting teams and officials, implementing emergency plans and procedures and the scheduling, training and supervision of event and student staff.
The 2017-2018 school year came to a close on Friday, May 25, with Holy Cross celebrating its 172nd Commencement Exercises at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester. Numerous student-athletes received their bachelor's degrees as part of the day's events, before celebrating with their families, friends, teammates and coaches.
Holy Cross Director of Athletics Nathan Pine has announced the promotion of Armani Dawkins to Associate Director of Athletics for Student-Athlete Development, effective immediately.
WORCESTER, Mass. – Graduating student-athletes Zoe Matherne and Caitlin Harty each received a senior award, as presented in a special ceremony in the Dinand Library on Thursday, May 24.
Holy Cross senior student-athlete Zoe Matherne was named the 2017-2018 Crusader of the Year last month. The Crusader of the Year is the most prestigious award presented to a student-athlete by the Varsity Club. It is awarded to a senior who has excelled not only in varsity athletics, but also in the classroom and community and is heavily involved in campus activities. Matherne competed in cross country and track and field all four years. She is the first female cross country and track and field athlete to receive the award since 2002.
Alumni, parents and friends of Holy Cross Athletics came together on Friday, April 6, to show the world the power of purple during the We Are Holy Cross Crusaders Giving Day. During a 24-hour period, a total of 1,999 donors made a gift to the Crusader Athletics Fund accounting for more than $237,000 in financial support for our varsity programs.
Nineteen College of the Holy Cross varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate public recognition awards from the NCAA. These teams posted multi-year APR scores in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports. Holy Cross ranked second among all Division I athletic programs in the nation in both the total number of teams honored (19) and the percentage of programs recognized (79.2 percent).
The spring 2018 issue of Crusader Nation, which is now available online, takes an inside look at the new direction of the football program under head coach Bob Chesney. Former student-athletes who have gone on to become doctors talk about their experiences, while Lorn Davis '90 discusses why it is important to give back. We also catch up with Carrie Heilman '93, along with profiles of Zoe Matherne '18, Evan Kachris '19 and Team IMPACT signee Austin Jones.
Holy Cross student-athletes and teams were honored for their outstanding achievements on Monday night, during the fourth annual Crusader Awards which took place at Mechanics Hall in Downtown Worcester.
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