Holy Cross head football coach Bob Chesney has announced the addition of 11 student-athletes to his team's roster for the 2018 season. "We are very excited to bring these new student-athletes into our program next fall," said Chesney.
Director of Athletics Nathan Pine introduced new head football coach Bob Chesney with a press conference held at the Luth Athletic Complex on Tuesday, Dec. 19.
The newest addition to the Holy Cross Athletics family, head football coach Bob Chesney is already hard at work getting the Crusaders prepared for the 2018 season. On Tuesday, Dec. 19, fans will have several opportunities to learn more about our new head coach.
The College of the Holy Cross has named Bob Chesney its new head football coach, as announced by Director of Athletics Nathan Pine. Chesney, who becomes the 28th head coach in the history of the program, has posted a winning record in each of his eight seasons as a collegiate head coach. He will begin his responsibilities at Holy Cross immediately.
Holy Cross senior quarterback Peter Pujals has accepted an invitation to play in the 2018 National Football League Players Association Collegiate Bowl. The game will be played on Saturday, Jan. 20, at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif., and will be aired nationally on Fox Sports 1 at 4:00 p.m. (EST).
Holy Cross senior linebacker Nick McBeath has been selected to the 2017 All-Eastern College Athletic Conference team for the football championship subdivision. He was one of 12 players from around the Patriot League to be named to the All-ECAC squad.
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Holy Cross interim head football coach Brian Rock has been named the American Football Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year for the football championship subdivision. The award honors assistant coaches who excel in community service, commitment to the student-athlete, on-field coaching success and AFCA professional organization involvement.
Holy Cross senior linebacker Nick McBeath has been selected to the 2017 Division I All-New England football team, as announced by the New England Football Writers Association. He was among 30 players from around New England named to the squad, which will be honored at the New England Football Writers Banquet on Dec. 5 in Stoneham, Mass.
Holy Cross junior linebacker Ryan Brady and senior tight end Jayke Simsheuser have been selected to the 2017 Academic All-Patriot League football team, as announced by the conference office. The Crusaders' two selections tied for the second most in the league. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing with at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, and be a starter or key reserve.
Seven members of the Holy Cross football team have earned 2017 All-Patriot League honors, as announced by the conference office. Senior linebacker Nick McBeath was named to the first team, while senior wide receiver Blaise Bell, junior defensive lineman Teddy Capsis, senior defensive lineman Jack Kutschke, junior special teams player Jack McCabe, senior offensive lineman James Murray and senior quarterback Peter Pujals received second team honors.
Holy Cross senior quarterback Peter Pujals has been selected as the recipient of the 72nd annual Nils V. "Swede" Nelson Award, for outstanding achievement in academics, athletics, sportsmanship and citizenship. Pujals will receive the honor at the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston's Bob Whelan College Awards Dinner, which will take place on Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Burlington Marriott Hotel in Burlington, Mass.