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|
|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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