April 3, 2009
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross women's rowing team has been picked to finish fourth in the 2009 Patriot League preseason poll as voted on by head coaches and sports information directors from around the league. Bucknell was chosen for the fourth year in a row to finish first in the Patriot League, earning 31 points and receiving seven first place votes. Navy placed second in the poll with 27 points and three first place votes followed by Colgate (17 points), Holy Cross (16 points) and Lehigh finishing fifth with nine points.
The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, April 4, hosting New Hampshire, Smith, Wesleyan and Williams at 8:30 a.m.