Senior wide receiver Jake Wieczorek, a member of the Holy Cross football team, has been selected as the 2016-2017 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 head football coach Tom Gilmore and the Crusader football program will host their ninth annual bone marrow registry drive on Thursday, April 20. The screening will be held from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at two locations on the Holy Cross campus: in the Kimball Dining Hall and in the Hogan Campus Center.
Senior linebacker Nick McBeath, senior offensive lineman James Murray and senior quarterback Peter Pujals will serve as the captains of the 2017 Holy Cross football team, as announced by head coach Tom Gilmore. Pujals, who was previously a captain during the 2014, 2015 and 2016 campaigns, becomes the first player in school history to serve as a team captain for four seasons.
Junior cornerback Akeem Walcott totaled five tackles and two interceptions, as the Holy Cross football team played its annual spring game at Kuzniewski Field. The offense was able to total 311 yards on 71 plays from scrimmage, including 189 passing yards and 122 rushing yards.
Running back Gabe Guild suffered a season-ending lisfranc (mid-foot) injury in Holy Cross' second game of 2016 at the University of New Hampshire and wasn't around a couple of weeks later for HC's home game against Dartmouth when quarterback Peter Pujals, his classmate and close friend, went down in the first half with a lower leg injury that also proved to be season ending.
Three graduating seniors from the 2016 Holy Cross football team have been selected to the 2017 Hampshire Honor Society, as announced by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame. The team is comprised of graduating seniors from schools across the country who were starters or key reserves and maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.20.
The event was a part of the Be Well Series.
Yesterday was the first official day of spring, and the Holy Cross football team is already back on the field taking part in spring practice! On Saturday, April 8, the Crusaders will wrap up this portion of their season with the annual spring game at Kuzniewski Field, beginning at 11:00 a.m.
The College of the Holy Cross football team has added Lloyd Lee to its coaching staff, as announced by head coach Tom Gilmore. Lee will serve as the outside linebackers coach for the Crusaders.
The first day of spring is almost here, and the Holy Cross football team is ready to return to the field and continue its preparations for the 2017 season! The Crusaders will hold their first spring practice session of the year tonight as they forge a team looking to contend for the 2017 Patriot League championship.
Former Holy Cross football standout Gordie Lockbaum (Class of 1988) has been selected for induction in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Hall of Fame. He is part of the ECAC Hall of Fame Class of 2017, which includes five student-athletes, four administrators / coaches and one team.
The College of the Holy Cross football team has added Brian Vaganek to its coaching staff, as announced by head coach Tom Gilmore. Vaganek, who has an extensive coaching background with over 20 years of collegiate experience, will serve as the linebackers coach for the Crusaders.