"This is a historic day for the College of the Holy Cross and for our women's ice hockey program," said Holy Cross Director of Athletics Nathan Pine.
Senior Isabela Bagi, a member of the Holy Cross women's ice hockey and women's tennis teams, has been selected as the 2016-2017 winner of the John A. Meegan Athletic Achievement Award. Presented by the Holy Cross Varsity Club, the Meegan Award goes to a student-athlete, regardless of class, who competed in a sport other than football, baseball and basketball, and who attained outstanding achievement during his or her college career.
Former Holy Cross women's ice hockey star Nicole Giannino balances her traditional career with her athletic aspirations.
Holy Cross junior co-captain forward Kara Violette has been named to the Division II/III All-New England Team.
Members of NEHC teams must carry a minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA and have completed one full-year at their current institution for All-Academic recognition.
The event was a part of the Be Well Series.
Kara Violette refused to give up on her dream of playing college hockey!
Check out the highlights from the women's ice hockey team's 2016-2017 season.
This marked the fourth overtime game played against St. Anselm in the NEHC Open Championship.
The Crusaders have won the NEHC Open Tournament six times (2003, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015 and 2016).
Five members of the Holy Cross women's ice hockey team earned New England Hockey Conference (NEHC) accolades, as announced by the league on Thursday afternoon.
The Crusaders are the defending NEHC Open Tournament champion, defeating St. Anselm, 4-3 in overtime last season to capture the title.