The Holy Cross football team will open up Patriot League play when it travels to Bucknell for a 12:00 p.m. contest on Saturday, Sept. 9. The game between the Crusaders and the Bison will be televised live by the Patriot League Network, and can be heard live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
UConn tailback Nate Hopkins carried the ball 20 times for 130 yards and three touchdowns, to lead the Huskies to a 27-20 victory over the Holy Cross football team at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field.
Peter Pujals, the first Holy Cross athlete to serve as a four-year captain, is ready to lead the Crusaders to a winning season in 2017.
The Holy Cross football team will begin its 122nd football season when it travels to Connecticut on Thursday, Aug. 31, for a 7:30 p.m. contest. The game between the Crusaders and the Huskies will be televised live by SportsNet New York, and can be heard live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
As it heads into the 2017 season, the Holy Cross football team is looking to build a squad which can challenge for the Patriot League title. Despite going just 4-7 last year (2-4 Patriot League), the Crusaders return a number of talented players on both sides of the ball. In addition to 12 returning starters, Holy Cross brings back numerous individuals at key positions who missed all or part of the 2016 campaign due to injury.
Football season will be here before you know it, and the Holy Cross Crusaders will soon be back on the gridiron looking to bring the Patriot League title home to Worcester!
The Friends of Crusader Football Golf Outing and Dinner took place on Monday, July 24, at the Hopkinton Country Club in Hopkinton, Mass. The event featured 135 alumni, family and friends who came out to play golf and show their support for the program.
2017 Patriot League Preseason Poll & All-League Teams
Holy Cross senior linebacker Nick McBeath has been selected to the 2017 preseason All-Patriot League team in voting by the league's head coaches and sports information directors. As a team, Holy Cross placed fourth in the 2017 Patriot League preseason poll of head coaches and sports information directors, receiving 39 total points.
The 2017 season will kick off in just over five weeks, when the Crusaders travel to East Hartford, Conn., to take on the UConn Huskies. To make sure you are there to see Holy Cross' first game against an FBS opponent since 2002, order your tickets today!
The Holy Cross football team's 2017 schedule poster has been revealed and now is your chance to pick up a copy of your own!