WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross men's hockey program has named senior defenseman Ryan McGrath (Pittsburgh, Pa.) as captain for the 2013-2014 season.
McGrath is a two-year member of the Holy Cross Leadership Academy and has been named to the Atlantic Hockey All-Academic team twice. This season as a junior he made 25 appearances on defense with two assists. He has played in 35 games with one goal and five assists for six points.
The Crusaders return 21 players from the 2012-2013 season. The Crusaders' 20-14-3 record this season was their best since the 2005-2006 season when they were 27-10-2. The Crusaders, who went 20-15-4 last year, earned back-to-back 20-win seasons for the first time in program history.