Behind The Shield

Holy Cross Athletics   11-21-2016

Each week, GoHolyCross.com will be releasing exclusive behind-the-scenes videos through the "Behind the Shield" series that follows Holy Cross athletics teams, coaches and student-athletes' stories throughout the season.


WATCH THE WHOLE SERIES


MEN'S SOCCER

Monday, Nov. 21 - Episode 3

Junior captains Yuji Callahan, Justin Carfora and Brad Ross, along with head coach Marco Koolman, discuss how the team has already started its quest of winning the 2017 Patriot League championship.



FIELD HOCKEY

Thursday, Nov. 10 - Episode 3

Senior Kathryn Nutting, senior Lauren Sutherland, junior Maureen Connolly and freshman Marcia LaPlante, along with head coach Lindsay Jackson, discuss the team's first Patriot League Tournament appearance since 2006, and the progress of the program building a championship culture.


 WOMEN'S SOCCER

Friday, Oct. 28 - Episode 3

Senior Claire Malonesophomore Caroline Wallace, sophomore Andj Seslija, freshman Carly Flahive and head coach Casey Brown discuss the team's development and the process of getting better every day.


VOLLEYBALL

Thursday, Oct. 20 - Episode 3

Seniors Mandy Sifferlen and Emily Popp, along with freshman Lizzie Webb and head coach Melissa Batie-Smoose discuss how a shift in the energy, determination and focus has helped the team come together and strive for success on the court. 


 MEN'S SOCCER

Friday, Oct. 14 - Episode 2

Senior Matt Villano, and junior captains Yuji Callahan and Justin Carfora along with head coach Marco Koolman discuss how the team is determinded to reach its goals through strong character.


 FIELD HOCKEY

Thursday, Oct. 6 - Episode 2

Senior Kathryn Nutting, junior Maureen Connolly, sophomore Emily Loprete, freshman Philomena Fitzgerald and head coach Lindsay Jackson discuss the team's positive attitude and the goal of qualifying for the Patriot League Tournament.


WOMEN'S SOCCER

Thursday, Sept. 29 - Episode 2

Senior Emily George and sophomores Caroline Wallace and Andj Seslija, along with head coach Casey Brown, discuss exceeding expectations and accepting the challenge as Patriot League play begins.


VOLLEYBALL

Thursday, Sept. 22 - Episode 2

Seniors Mandy Sifferlen and Emily Popp, along with head coach Melissa Batie-Smoose discuss how passion and leadership play a role in getting to the Patriot League Tournament. 


 MEN'S SOCCER

Tuesday, Sept. 13 - Episode 1

The men's soccer team is building their success on the strength of their character. Junior captains Justin Carfora and Brad Ross along with head coach Marco Koolman take you "Behind the Shield."


FIELD HOCKEY

Friday, Sept. 9 - Episode 1

Senior defender Kathryn Nutting, junior midfielder Rachel Lapar and head coach Lindsay Jackson explain their drive to make a difference on and off the field.


WOMEN'S SOCCER

Tuesday, Sept. 6 - Episode 1

Captains Claire MaloneEmily George and Maggie Carey, along with head coach Casey Brown, discuss their expectations and mindset as the 2016 season kicks off. The next episode will air Tuesday, Sept. 20


VOLLEYBALL

Thursday, Sept. 1 - Episode 1

Captains M.C. Magner and Mandy Sifferlen, and head coach Melissa Batie-Smoose share their goals and motivations for the 2016 season. The next episode airs Thursday, Sept. 22.

 

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