Emily Loprete
Mark Seliger Photography
Mark Seliger Photography
Emily Loprete

Field Hockey Travels To No. 22 Massachusetts Friday

Holy Cross Athletics   08-24-2017
Holy Cross (0-0, 0-0 Patriot League) vs. UMass (0-0, 0-0 Atlantic 10)
Amherst, Mass. // Gladchuk Field
DATE TIME VIDEO LIVE STATS
Friday, August 25 1:05 p.m. -- Click Here
Series Record: UMass leads 1-0 Last Meeting: UMA 2, HC 0 (11/10/98)

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW

  • The Holy Cross field hockey team opens its 2017 campaign on Friday afternoon, as the Crusaders travel to Amherst, Mass. to take on Massachusetts at 1:05 p.m.
  • Senior Maureen Connolly and sophomore Marcia LaPlante were both named Preseason All-Patriot League, as voted on by the conference’s head coaches and media relations directors.
  • Holy Cross returns three All-Patriot League selections from last season in Connolly, LaPlante and junior Emily Loprete. Connolly and LaPlante were both also named Second Team NFHCA All-Region.
  • This will be the first time the Crusaders meet the Minutewomen in the regular season, with their only previous meeting coming in 1998 during the NCAA Tournament.
  • Head Coach Lindsay Jackson has led the Crusaders to the most wins by a head coach in their first two seasons in program history with 17.

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