January 23, 2006

Kevin Dowd Named Crusader Of The Week

Jan. 23, 2006

WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore Kevin Dowd (Broad Brook, Conn.) has been named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week, for competition from January 16-22. Dowd led the Holy Cross men's indoor track and field team to a third place finish at New Hampshire on Saturday, in a meet which also included Boston College and Massachusetts.

Dowd won the triple jump at the New Hampshire meet with a leap of 41 feet, 4-1/4 inches. In addition to his performance in the triple jump, Dowd also placed seventh in the long jump with a leap of 19 feet, 6-3/4 inches, and ninth in the high jump, clearing a height of 5 feet, 9 inches.

The Crusader men's indoor track and field team returns to action on Friday, Jan. 27, when it takes part in the Reebok Boston Indoor Games (4:00 p.m. at the Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center) and the Boston University Terrier Classic (4:00 p.m. at the BU Track & Tennis Center).