Lesley Bautista Named Crusader Of The Week

Jan. 22, 2007

WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore Lesley Bautista (St. John's, Newfoundland) has been named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week, for competition from January 15-21. Last week, Bautista won one event and came in second in another, while leading the Holy Cross women's indoor track and field team to a second place finish at the New Hampshire Invitational.

In Saturday's meet at New Hampshire, Bautista won the pole vault, clearing a height of 10 feet, 5-1/2 inches, nearly six inches higher than her closest competitor. She also finished in second place in the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.52 seconds.

The Crusaders return to action on Friday, Jan. 26, when they take part in the Reebok Boston Indoor Games at Boston University's Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center, beginning at 4:00 p.m.