Brendan Flaherty Named C&R Tire Crusader Of The Week

Holy Cross Athletics   11-07-2016

WORCESTER, Mass. – Senior wide receiver Brendan Flaherty has been named the C&R Tire Crusader of the Week, for competition from Oct. 31-Nov. 6. Flaherty helped lead the Holy Cross football team to a 21-20 victory at Georgetown on Saturday.

During the Georgetown game, Flaherty caught nine passes for a career-high 196 yards. His 196 receiving yards tied for the fifth-highest single-game total in Holy Cross history. Flaherty also had an 80-yard catch during the first quarter, good for the longest reception of his collegiate career.

On the season, Flaherty now ranks second on the team in receiving with 49 catches for 506 yards and four touchdowns. Over the course of his Holy Cross career, he has totaled 187 receptions for 1,920 yards and 17 scores. Flaherty currently ranks third all-time in school history in career receptions, and seventh in career receiving yards and receiving touchdowns.

The Crusaders (4-6 overall, 2-3 Patriot League) conclude the season on Saturday, Nov. 12, when they face Fordham for the Ram-Crusader Cup at iconic Yankee Stadium at 3:00 p.m. Order your tickets today by calling 1-844-GOCROSS or by visiting GoHolyCross.com/tickets. Make sure you don’t miss out on this historic event!


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