September 2, 2008
Holy Cross Volleyball To Open Season At Providence
Sept. 2, 2008
Holy Cross Volleyball (Overall Record: 0-0; Last Week: 0-0)
Schedule: Wednesday, Sept. 3 at Providence, Providence, R.I., 7:00 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 5 at Sacred Heart, Fairfield, Conn., 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6 vs. Rider, Fairfield, Conn., 10:00 a.m.
Saturday, Sept. 6 vs. Bryant, Fairfield, Conn., 4:00 p.m.
The Holy Cross volleyball team will kick off the 2008 season when they play at Providence on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at 7:00 p.m. The Crusaders will then compete in the Sacred Heart Invitational on Friday, Sept. 5, and Saturday, Sept. 6. On Friday night, Holy Cross will play Sacred Heart at 7:00 p.m., while on Saturday the Crusaders will meet Rider at 10:00 a.m. and Bryant at 4:00 p.m.
Holy Cross returns eight players from last year including three starters. The Crusaders also welcome six newcomers to the program.
Senior Molly Anderson (Weston, Conn.) and junior Samantha Surface (Fresno, Calif.) are the 2008 team co-captains. This is the second straight year that Anderson will be a co-captain.
Anderson has played in every match and every game that the Crusaders have played during the last three years, while she enters the year ranked fifth on the school's all-time career digs list with 900.
First-year head coach Marritt Cafarchia joins the Crusaders after leading Tufts to a 19-3 record as its acting head coach in 2007.