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Crusaders To Compete In 13th Annual Friar Classic

Holy Cross Athletics   09-07-2017
Holy Cross (2-4, 0-0 Patriot League) vs. Providence (6-0, 0-0 BIG EAST)
Providence, R.I.  
DATE TIME VIDEO LIVE STATS
Friday, Sept. 8 8:15 p.m. Click Here     Click Here
Series Record: Providence leads 20-4 Last Meeting: P 3, HC 0 (8/9/16)

Holy Cross (2-4, 0-0 Patriot League) vs. St. Francis (N.Y.) (2-5, 0-0 NEC)
Providence, R.I.  
DATE TIME                 VIDEO       LIVE STATS
Saturday, Sept. 9 3:30 p.m.    --         --
Series Record: Holy Cross leads 1-0 Last Meeting: HC 2, SF 0 (10/26/85)

Holy Cross (2-4, 0-0 Patriot League) vs. Rider (2-4, 0-0 MAAC)
Providence, R.I.  
DATE TIME                  VIDEO         LIVE STATS
Saturday, Sept. 9 5:30 p.m.    --      --
Series Record: Rider leads 2-0 Last Meeting: HC 0, R 3 (9/6/08)

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW

  • The Holy Cross volleyball team will travel to Providence, R.I. Sept. 8-9 to take on Providence, St. Francis (N.Y.) and Rider at the 13th annual Friar Classic.

  • The Crusaders’ first match will be Friday, Sept. 8 at 8:15 p.m. against Providence. The Friars are 6-0 on the season led by sophomore outside hitter Addison Root with 70 kills through six matches (.388 hitting percentage). 

  • For the Crusaders, freshman setter Sophie VanSeveren currently ranks fifth in the nation in digs per set averaging 6.36. In addition, freshman outside hitter Katie Kerins ranks 17th in the nation in kills per set with 4.65.

  • The Crusaders went 2-1 in the Holy Cross Invitational tournament last weekend sweeping Fairleigh Dickinson (3-0) and Manhattan (3-0). Kerins led the squad with 51 kills over three matches.

  • St. Francis (N.Y.) is 2-5 overall. The Terriers routed Hartford and St. Peter’s in the Navy Invite and Terrier Invitational tournament. Rider stands at 2-4 overall after two tournaments. The Broncs swept St. Francis (N.Y.) Aug. 30 and beat Sacred Heart in five sets Aug. 25.

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