February 7, 2005

Leader Named HIE Crusader Of The Week

Feb. 7, 2005

WORCESTER, Mass. - Junior Robert Leader (Leominster, Mass.) has been named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week, for competition from January 31-February 6. Leader won two different events for the Holy Cross men's indoor track and field team in its meet at the University of Maine on Feb. 5.

Leader finished in first place in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.74 seconds, beating out Maine's Sydney Harrison by 0.12 of a second. He also captured first place in the 400 meter dash with a time of 50.31 seconds, beating out teammate Patrick Jones by just under a second. The Crusaders lost in the meet against the Black Bears by a score of 105-72.

Holy Cross returns to action this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 11 and 12, when it takes part in the St. Valentine Invitational, to be held at Boston University.