Malcolm Miller, a 2015 Holy Cross graduate, became a National Basketball Association champion on Thursday night when the Toronto Raptors won 114-110 at Golden State in game six of the 2019 NBA Finals. This is the first title for the Raptors franchise.
The College of the Holy Cross has promoted Max Ginsberg to director of men's basketball operations, as announced by head coach Bill Carmody. Ginsberg's primary responsibilities will include heavy involvement in recruiting efforts, summer camps and day-to-day office duties, in addition to serving as the team's travel and video coordinator.
Holy Cross head men's basketball coach Bill Carmody announced today that Ciaran Sandy (London, England) will attend Holy Cross and play for the Crusaders. Sandy will be one of four players joining the Holy Cross program in the fall of 2019.
Seven Crusader student-athletes are among a group of graduating Holy Cross seniors who have been selected as winners of awards for academic excellence and leadership in service during the 2018-2019 school year. Seniors Jackie Brewster (softball), Declan Cronin (baseball), Martin Dorsey (football), Caroline Kam (women's tennis), Marcellis Perkins (men's basketball), Christopher Puntasecca (men's track and field), Jerome Siangco (men's rowing) are the athletes who have been honored.
The Holy Cross men's basketball team has announced the dates for its 2019 youth boys' basketball day camps. The first camp will take place from June 24-27, while the second camp will run from July 8-11.
Eight Crusader student-athletes were among a group of Holy Cross seniors who were selected as winners of 2019 Student Leadership Awards, as announced by the Office of Student Involvement. Seniors Caroline Body, Declan Cronin, Martin Dorsey, Jehyve Floyd, Tommy Nixon, Marcellis Perkins and Jerome Siangco were all honored, along with freshman Connor McNerney.
Senior guard Matt Zignorski, a member of the Holy Cross men's basketball team, has been selected as the 2018-2019 recipient of the Richard J. Maloney Award. Since 1981, the Maloney Award has been presented annually by the Holy Cross Varsity Club to the men's basketball player who best exemplifies Mr. Maloney's spirit and energy as a loyal contributor to the program.
Senior forward Jehyve Floyd, a member of the Holy Cross men's basketball team, has been selected as the 2018-2019 winner of the Honorable John P. Cooney Memorial Award. Presented by the Holy Cross Varsity Club in memory of Judge John P. Cooney (Class of 1923), the Cooney Award goes to a senior letterwinner who performed beyond all expectations with courage, loyalty and dedication.
Holy Cross senior forward Jehyve Floyd has been selected to participate in the 2019 Dos Equis 3X3U National Championship, scheduled for April 5-7 at Minnesota's Mall of America. Floyd will be one of four players representing a team from the Patriot League.
Bucknell's Kimbal Mackenzie scored a game-high 27 points to lead the Bison to a 77-65 victory over the Holy Cross men's basketball team in the quarterfinals on the Patriot League Tournament at Sojka Pavilion. The Crusaders fall to 16-17 on the season with the loss, while Bucknell improves to 20-11 overall.
The Holy Cross men's basketball team continues play in the Patriot League Tournament when it travels to Bucknell for a quarterfinal round game on Thursday, March 7, at 7:00 p.m. The contest between Crusaders and the Bison will be televised live by Stadium and the Patriot League Network, and can be heard on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
Sophomore guard Jacob Grandison totaled 22 points and a career-high 16 rebounds to lead the Holy Cross men's basketball team to a 79-74 victory at Lafayette in the first round on the Patriot League Tournament at the Kirby Sports Center. The Crusaders improve to 16-16 overall with the win, while the Leopards conclude the season with a 10-20 record.