Crusaders To Play Harvard & Sacred Heart This Week

Megan Bourne

Overall: 0-1; Last Week: 0-1
Scoreboard: Quinnipiac 1, Holy Cross 0, Worcester, Mass., 8/24
Schedule: Saturday, Sept. 1 at Harvard, Cambridge, Mass., 1:00 p.m.;
Sunday, Sept. 2 vs. Sacred Heart, Worcester, Mass., 3:00 p.m.

  • The Holy Cross field hockey team returns to action this weekend, when it travels to Harvard for a 1:00 p.m. game on Saturday, Sept. 1. The Crusaders will them come home to play host to Sacred Heart at the Hart Turf Field on Sunday, Sept. 2, at 3:00 p.m.
  • The Crusaders began the 2012 campaign last Friday, when they suffered a narrow 1-0 loss to Quinnipiac at the Hart Turf Field. 
  • Sophomore Kat Matchett (Maple Glen, Pa.) had a strong game against Quinnipiac in the season opener, allowing only one goal while making five saves. She returns to the starting lineup for Holy Cross after starting 12 times and appearing in 15 games last season. Matchett made 89 saves in 2011 to rank fourth in the Patriot League and made an average of 6.36 saves per game while recording one shutout.
  • Senior Megan Bourne (Lake Forest, Ill.) and junior Kelly Burke (Walpole, Mass.) will serve as the captains of the field hockey team for the 2012 season.