Sam McGrath Named Crusader Of The Week

Sam McGrath

WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior Sam McGrath (Tyngsboro, Mass.) has been named the Crusader of the Week, for competition from February 24-March 2. McGrath led the Holy Cross men's indoor track and field team to a seventh place finish at the New England Championship, held last weekend at Boston University.

At the New England Championship, McGrath finished in first place in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:27.17. He beat out second-place finisher Omar Abdi of UMass-Lowell (2:27.84) by less than a second. On the season, McGrath owns the team's fastest time in the 1,000-meter run, with a mark of 2:25.48 set at the Valentine Invitational on Feb. 8

The Holy Cross men's indoor track and field team will conclude its season this weekend, with select individuals taking part in the IC4A Championship at Boston University from March 7-9.