Junior third baseman Mandy McCarthy has been selected to the 2017 All-Northeast Region third team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. She was one of only six players from the Patriot League to receive All-Region honors.
The Crusaders competed in the Patriot League Tournament for the first time in six seasons and made their 14th overall appearance in the conference postseason.
The Crusaders will return to action at the Patriot League Tournament tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. to face the losing team of Thursday's second game.
Holy Cross tied with Boston University in having the most student-athletes receiving this accolade.
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).
The No. 4 seed Holy Cross softball team will head to Bethlehem, Pa. for the Patriot League Tournament for the first time in six seasons.
The fourth seed Crusaders will face No. 1 seed Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa. on May 11 at 12:00 p.m.
Holy Cross batted .423 as a team in today's win.
The Crusaders will return to action at home tomorrow for their third game of the series against Lafayette.
Freshman Sydney Behrens earned her first career hit.
Winning five of their last six games, The Crusaders are currently 12-25 overall and stand fourth in the Patriot League with a 7-8 conference mark.
With their 3-0 series sweep against the Bison, the Crusaders are now in fourth place in the Patriot League standings.