Crusaders To Host Fairfield
|Game 2: Holy Cross (0-1, 0-0 Patriot League) vs. Fairfield (0-0, 0-0 MAAC)|
|DATE:||Sat., Feb. 11 at 11:00 a.m.||LOCATION:||Worcester, Mass.|
|SERIES RECORD:||HC leads, 8-7||LAST MEETING:||7-6, Fairfield (Mar. 24, 2015)|
|LIVE STATS:||NeuLion Stats||LIVE VIDEO:||Patriot League Network|
The Holy Cross women’s lacrosse team will host Fairfield on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 11:00 a.m. Here is what you need to know as the Crusaders enter the second week of the season.
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW:
- Holy Cross will host Fairfield at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 11, at Kuzniewski Field at the Luth Athletic Complex. The game will be shown on the Patriot League Network with Justin Moore on the call. The Holy Cross Athletics Team Shop will be open in the Luth Athletic Complex. So be sure to check out all of your favorite Crusader gear!
- This is the season opener for Fairfield. Last year, the Stags went 9-9 and 4-4 in the MAAC.
- The Crusaders are 8-7 all-time versus Fairfield. The Stags won the last meeting by a 7-6 score in overtime on March 24, 2015. Go here to read the recap.
- Freshmen Anna Pusey, Kara McDuffee and Bryn Carroll each scored their first collegiate goal in the season opener versus No. 17 Boston College.
- Senior Maddie Ward led the Crusaders with two goals versus the Eagles.
- After the Fairfield game, the Crusaders return to action when they host Iona on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 4:00 p.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.
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.
- The Crusaders have new uniforms from adidas! Check out this video!
- 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.