Holy Cross head coach Bob Chesney has announced four additions to his football coaching staff for the 2019 season. Israel Abraham has been named the running backs coach, Casey DeAndrade will serve as the safeties coach, Todd Gilcrist takes over as the wide receivers coach and Mike Pucko will become the defensive line coach.
The Holy Cross football team will hold its second annual Coaches Clinic on Thursday, March 28. This clinic is open to any and all high school coaches in the area and is free of charge.
The Holy Cross football team will hold its first spring practice session of 2019 on Tuesday, March 12. The Crusaders are entering their second season under head coach Bob Chesney, and will be looking to build a team that can contend for the Patriot League championship.
A group who set numerous school records and earned extensive recognition headlines a class of seven individuals who will be inducted into the Holy Cross Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame this year. The 2018 inductees into the Hall of Fame are Ari Confesor (Class of 2004, football), Chuck Doyle (Class of 1986, football), Stacey Hochkins (Class of 2012, ice hockey), Pat Kelly (Class of 1987, lacrosse), Megan Lynch (Class of 2013, volleyball), Glenn Williams (Class of 1989, basketball) and Barry Parenteau (honorary, swimming and diving coach).
Holy Cross head football coach Bob Chesney has announced the addition of seven student-athletes to his team's incoming class for the 2019 season. Along with the 14 players who signed with the Crusaders in December, a total of 21 student-athletes will now be joining the squad in the fall.
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Thirty-seven members of the Holy Cross football team have been selected to the 2018 Patriot League Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the conference office. Leading the Crusaders were senior linebacker Ryan Brady, senior quarterback Geoff Wade and senior defensive back Akeem Walcott, who were all named to the Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time during their collegiate careers.
At several different points along my journey from Holy Cross football to the NFL, I've been asked a certain question many different times. "When did you know you could do it?" Many of my current peers have described to me a distinct moment in which somebody told them that they could make it to the next level. Players recount hearing a coach or scout telling them of the opportunity, and remember a subsequent fire being lit within them. At once they began working harder than they ever had before and did everything in their power to turn that dream into a reality. Although it seems like it makes sense, I still struggle to find a response when I get that question.
Senior linebacker Ryan Brady and senior wide receiver Martin Dorsey, members of the Holy Cross football team, have been selected to the 2018 Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star team. A total of 47 student-athletes from schools around the nation earned spots on this year's team.
Holy Cross head football coach Bob Chesney has announced the addition of 14 student-athletes to his team's roster for the 2019 season
Holy Cross sophomore Brian Foley has been selected to the 2018 Hero Sports Sophomore All-America team for the Football Championship Subdivision. Foley earned honorable mention distinction as an offensive lineman.
Holy Cross senior linebacker Ryan Brady has been selected to the 2018 All-Eastern College Athletic Conference second team for the football championship subdivision. He was one of nine players from around the Patriot League to be named to the All-ECAC squad.