Nikki Bolduc Named Crusader Of The Week

March 20, 2006

WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore Nikki Bolduc (Exeter, N.H.) has been named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week, for competition from March 13-19. Bolduc led the Holy Cross women's lacrosse team to a 1-1 record last week, as the Crusaders improved to 5-2 overall and 2-0 in the Patriot League.

During Sunday's 16-8 victory over conference-rival Bucknell, Bolduc scored a career-high six goals. Four of Bolduc's goals came during an 11-3 run from early in the first half to early in the second half, as Holy Cross built an insurrmountable 11-4 lead. Bolduc also scored one goal in the Crusader's 12-5 loss to George Mason on Thursday.

On the season, Bolduc now ranks second on the team in scoring with 15 points on 14 goals and one assist. During her career as a Crusader, she has totaled 27 goals and eight assists for 35 points.

The Holy Cross women's lacrosse team returns to action on Thursday, March 23, when it plays host to Brown in a 3:30 p.m. game at the Hart Turf field.