Feb. 6, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross Varsity Club has announced that five individuals have been selected for induction into the Holy Cross Athletic Hall of Fame. Included among the 2008 inductees is former basketball player Anna Kinne Patel (Class of 2000).
Patel was a key member of the Holy Cross women's basketball team from 1996-2000, leading the Crusaders to an overall record of 88-28 during her four years, including a 44-4 mark in the Patriot League. She also helped Holy Cross to three appearances in the NCAA Tournament, earned All-Patriot League honors three times, and was selected as the Most Valuable Player of the Patriot League Tournament twice. Patel was named the Patriot League Player of the Year following her senior season, when she led the team in scoring (14.3 points per game), in addition to posting 137 assists and 79 steals. She holds the all-time school record with 333 career steals, and also stands in the top two spots on the Crusader single season list for steals (95 in 1997-1998; 92 in 1998-1999). In addition, Patel ranks second all-time at Holy Cross in three-point field goals made (163), fifth in assists (532) and 11th in scoring (1,234 points).
This year's other inductees are Ronnie Cote (Class of 1956, baseball), Pete Kimener (Class of 1967, football, track & field), David Stecchi (Class of 1959, football, track & field) and Mark Duffner (honorary, football coach).
These five individuals will be formally inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 3, at the Varsity Club's annual dinner, to be held in the Hogan Campus Center.