Scott Pooley scored his 17th goal.
WORCESTER, Mass. ┐ The Holy Cross women┐s basketball team allowed its fewest points of the season as the Crusaders defeated Patriot League foe Lehigh on Friday night.
Freshman guard Austin Butler scored a career-high 22 points, but the Holy Cross men's basketball team was defeated by Lehigh 83-77 at Stabler Arena. The Crusaders fall to 3-11 on the season and 0-3 in the Patriot League with the loss, while the Mountain Hawks improve to 7-7 overall and 2-1 in the conference.
The Holy Cross women's basketball team is set to continue Patriot League action Friday, as the Crusaders play host to Lehigh at 6:05 p.m.
The Holy Cross women's hockey team will play their first games of 2018 against Post at the Hart Center Rink Friday, Jan. 5 at 7:05 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 6 at 2:05 p.m.
The Crusaders open 2018 with a home-and-home series with American International. The Crusaders will play at the MassMutual Center on Jan. 5 and at the Hart Center on Jan. 6. Puck drop is at 7:05 p.m. for both games.
Due to the threat of severe weather, this week's Crusader Coaches Show presented by JMB Financial Advisors scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 4, has been cancelled in efforts to ensure the safety of the student-athletes, coaches and fans.
The Holy Cross men's basketball team will be back in action on Friday, Jan. 5, when it travels to Lehigh for a 6:00 p.m. game. The contest between the Crusaders and the Mountain Hawks will be televised live by the Service Electric 2 Sports and the Patriot League Network, and can be heard live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore Lauren Manis notched 26 points, but the Holy Cross women┐s basketball team suffered a 69-65 setback to Lafayette in Patriot League play Tuesday night.
Lafayette guard Alex Petrie scored a career-high 29 points to lead the Leopards to a 60-48 victory over the Holy Cross men's basketball team at the Kirby Sports Center. The Crusaders fall to 3-10 on the season and 0-2 in the Patriot League with the loss, while Lafayette improves to 3-10 overall and 1-1 in the conference.
Holy Cross head coach Bob Chesney has announced his football coaching staff for the 2018 season. Liam Coen will serve as the Crusaders' offensive coordinator, while Scott James will take over as the defensive coordinator. Other coaches on the offensive side of the ball with include Drew Canan, Ari Confesor, Anthony DiMichele and Chris Smith. The defensive coaching staff will include Anthony Barese, Matt Colangelo, Charlie Noonan and Brian Vaganek.
Laffin is the first Crusader to win Player of the Week in the 2017-18 season.