August 21, 2007

Patriot League Volleyball Preseason Poll Released

Aug. 21, 2007

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Holy Cross volleyball team has been picked to finish seventh in the 2007 Patriot League preseason poll as voted on by head coaches and sports information directors from around the league. American was picked to finish first as it earned 14 of 16 first place votes and 98 total points. Army had two first place votes and 85 total points as it was picked to finish second, followed by Bucknell (71 total points), Colgate (55 total points), Lafayette (53 total points), Navy (43 total points), Holy Cross (23 total points) and Lehigh (20 total points).

The Crusaders are set to kick off the 2007 season when they host Saint Peter's at the Holy Cross Field House on Friday, August 24, at 5:00 p.m. Holy Cross returns nine players including five starters. The Crusaders also welcome three newcomers.