Holy Cross senior quarterback Peter Pujals has accepted an invitation to play in the 2018 National Football League Players Association Collegiate Bowl. The game will be played on Saturday, Jan. 20, at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif., and will be aired nationally on Fox Sports 1 at 4:00 p.m. (EST).
Holy Cross senior linebacker Nick McBeath has been selected to the 2017 All-Eastern College Athletic Conference team for the football championship subdivision. He was one of 12 players from around the Patriot League to be named to the All-ECAC squad.
Take a look back at the 2017 campaign.
Holy Cross interim head football coach Brian Rock has been named the American Football Coaches Association Assistant Coach of the Year for the football championship subdivision. The award honors assistant coaches who excel in community service, commitment to the student-athlete, on-field coaching success and AFCA professional organization involvement.
Holy Cross senior linebacker Nick McBeath has been selected to the 2017 Division I All-New England football team, as announced by the New England Football Writers Association. He was among 30 players from around New England named to the squad, which will be honored at the New England Football Writers Banquet on Dec. 5 in Stoneham, Mass.
Holy Cross junior linebacker Ryan Brady and senior tight end Jayke Simsheuser have been selected to the 2017 Academic All-Patriot League football team, as announced by the conference office. The Crusaders' two selections tied for the second most in the league. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have reached sophomore academic standing with at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, and be a starter or key reserve.
Seven members of the Holy Cross football team have earned 2017 All-Patriot League honors, as announced by the conference office. Senior linebacker Nick McBeath was named to the first team, while senior wide receiver Blaise Bell, junior defensive lineman Teddy Capsis, senior defensive lineman Jack Kutschke, junior special teams player Jack McCabe, senior offensive lineman James Murray and senior quarterback Peter Pujals received second team honors.
Holy Cross senior quarterback Peter Pujals has been selected as the recipient of the 72nd annual Nils V. "Swede" Nelson Award, for outstanding achievement in academics, athletics, sportsmanship and citizenship. Pujals will receive the honor at the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston's Bob Whelan College Awards Dinner, which will take place on Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Burlington Marriott Hotel in Burlington, Mass.
Lehigh tailback Dom Bragalone rushed 30 times for 201 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Mountain Hawks to a 34-21 victory over the Holy Cross football team at Goodman Stadium. The Crusaders conclude the season at 4-7 overall and 3-3 in the Patriot League, while Lehigh improves to 4-6 on the year and 4-1 in the conference.
The Holy Cross football team wraps up the 2017 season this week, when it heads to Lehigh for a 12:30 p.m. game on Saturday, Nov. 11. The contest between the Crusaders and the Rams will be shown by Stadium and the Patriot League Network, and can be heard live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
Holy Cross senior linebacker Nick McBeath has been named the Corvias Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Saturday's victory at Fordham. This marks the third time McBeath has earned Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week honors this season.
Senior quarterback Peter Pujals accounted for 257 yards of total offense and two touchdowns to lead the Holy Cross football team to a 42-20 victory over Fordham at Jack Coffey Field. The Crusaders improve to 4-6 overall and 3-2 in the Patriot League with the win, while the Rams fall to 3-7 on the season and 2-3 in the conference.