March 24, 2009
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's tennis team will play four matches at the Holy Cross Tennis Courts this week. On March 25, Holy Cross will meet Springfield at 3:00 p.m., while the Crusaders will play Le Moyne on March 27 at 3:00 p.m., Bryant on March 28 at 11:00 a.m. and Boston University on March 29 at 11:00 a.m. The women's tennis team will play two matches at the Holy Cross Tennis Courts this week. On March 25, they will play Springfield at 3:00 p.m. and Bryant on March 28 at 2:00 p.m. Then on March 29, the Crusaders will compete at the Wheaton Invitational in Norton, Mass.
The softball and baseball teams open Patriot League play at home this weekend. The softball team will face Hartford on Tuesday, March 15 in West Hartford, Conn. and then open the season at Freshman Field on Saturday, March 28 against Bucknell at 12:00 p.m. The baseball team travels to Connecticut on Tuesday, March 24, for a game scheduled at 3:00 p.m. The Crusaders will then return home for five games, hosting Boston College on Wednesday, March 25 and Lehigh in the Patriot League season opener with a four-game series on March 28-29.
The women's rowing team kicks off its spring season this weekend, hosting Coast Guard and Wesleyan on Saturday, March 28 at 9:00 a.m. The Crusaders will also host Radcliffe and Smith on Sunday, March 29 at 9:00 a.m.
The men's lacrosse team returns to action this week with one home game and one away contest. On March 24, the Crusaders will play Dartmouth in Worcester at 6:30 p.m., while on March 28 they will play at Bucknell in a Patriot League contest at 12:00 p.m. The women's lacrosse team returns to action on March 28 when it will play at Bucknell at 3:00 p.m. The Bison are currently in first place in the Patriot League with a 3-0 conference record.
The men's and women's track and field team continues competition at the Bryant Invitational in Smithfield, R.I. on Saturday, March 28 at 10:00 a.m.
The men's golf team is off until Wednesday, April 8, when they take part in Lou Flumere Invitational, to be held at the Stow Acres Country Club in Stow, Mass. The women's golf team is off until April 13-15, when it takes part in Big South Championship, to be held at the Patriot Golf Club in Ninety Six, S.C.