Women's Lacrosse To Host #17 Boston College In Season Opener
|Game 1: Holy Cross (0-0, 0-0 Patriot League) vs. #17 Boston College (0-0, 0-0 ACC)|
|DATE:||Sat., Feb. 4 at 11:00 a.m.||LOCATION:||Worcester, Mass.|
|SERIES RECORD:||BC leads, 26-4||LAST MEETING:||19-6, BC (Feb. 17, 2016)|
|LIVE STATS:||NeuLion Stats||LIVE VIDEO:||N/A|
The Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team will host No. 17 Boston College on Saturday, Feb. 4, in the season-opener for both teams at 11:00 a.m. Here is what you need to know as the Crusaders enter the first week of the season.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- Holy Cross will host Boston College at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Kuzniewski Field at the Luth Athletic Complex.
- Last year, the Crusaders went 3-14 and 3-6 in the Patriot League. Holy Cross defeated Navy, 7-6, for the second time in program history. The Crusaders return 18 letterwinners, while 14 freshmen have joined the team.
- Last year, the Eagles went 10-9 overall (2-5 ACC) and reached the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
- After the Boston College game, the Crusaders will host Fairfield at Kuzniewski Field at the Luth Athletic Complex on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 11:00 a.m.
2017 TEAM CAPTAINS ANNOUNCED:
- Senior midfielders Maddie Ward and Tess MacKay, senior defenders Avery Giorgio and Anna Johnson, junior goalie Julia Maloney and sophomore defender Jessi Button will lead the team as captains for the 2017 season.
- Go here for more information about the Crusaders’ captains.
- Holy Cross will host nine home games this season, including four Patriot League games.
- The Crusaders will play two teams that qualified for the 2016 NCAA Tournament (Boston College and Loyola Maryland).
- Go here to see the full schedule.
FORGING HER OWN PATH:
- Leadership and athletics are a staple in the Smith household. For senior defender Maddy Smith (Menands, N.Y.), she learned from the examples set by her parents and older sister, Lauren.
- Go here to read a feature story on Smith.
COACH BELICHICK FEATURED ON CBS & NBC AND IN SPORTS ILLUSTRATED:
- Head coach Amanda Belichick has been featured in Sports Illustrated, as well as CBS Boston and NBC Boston. Go here to see the coverage.
- There are numerous ways to stay connected with the Holy Cross women's lacrosse team. Follow the Crusaders on Twitter @HCrossWLax, Instagram HCWLAX and on Facebook. You can get also get the latest news and results on the women's lacrosse team sent directly to your e-mail. To sign up for e-mail alerts go here.