Melanie Forte Named AT&T Crusader Of The Week

Melanie Forte

WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore Melanie Forte (Milford, N.H.) has been named the AT&T Crusader of the Week, for competition from December 6-12. Forte placed in the top 20 in three different events last weekend, as the Holy Cross women's track and field team took part in the Harvard Open.

Forte's top performance came in the 60-meter dash, where she finished in ninth place with a New England qualifying time of 8.05 seconds. She then placed 18th in the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.78 seconds, and came in 19th in the long jump with a leap of 4.70 meters.

The Crusaders return to action on Sunday, Dec. 26, when they take part in the Boston University Mini Meet, beginning at 10:00 a.m.