Senior wide receiver Blaise Bell caught nine passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns, but the No. 25 Holy Cross football team was defeated by Dartmouth 27-26 in overtime at Memorial Stadium. The Crusaders fall to 2-2 on the season, while the Big Green improve to 2-0.
Holy Cross senior quarterback Peter Pujals has received the New England Football Writers' Association Gold Helmet, sponsored by the Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation, as the Division I New England Player of the Week for his performance in last Saturday's 51-26 victory over No. 9 New Hampshire. This marks the second time he has received the Gold Helmet this season, and the fourth time he has won the honor in his collegiate career.
Crusaders to face the Big Green.
The Holy Cross football team is ranked 25th in the nation this week in both the Stats FCS Poll and the FCS Coaches Poll. This marks the first time the Crusaders have been ranked since the 2010 season, when they checked in at No. 25 in both preseason polls.
Holy Cross senior quarterback Peter Pujals, senior linebacker Nick McBeath and senior placekicker A.J. Wells have been honored by the Patriot League for their performances in Saturday's 51-26 victory over No. 9 New Hampshire. Pujals was named the Corvias Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week, McBeath was selected as the Corvias Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week and Wells was chosen as the Corvias Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week.
Junior wide receiver Martin Dorsey has been named the C&R Tire Crusader of the Week, for competition from Sept. 11-17. Dorsey caught five passes for 165 yards and two scores as the Holy Cross football team knocked off No. 9 New Hampshire on Saturday.
Senior quarterback Peter Pujals threw five touchdowns passes to four different receivers as the Holy Cross football team posted a 51-26 victory over No. 9 New Hampshire at Fitton Field.
When Crusader alumni and fans think of Holy Cross football in the 1950s and 1960s, they think of Dr. Eddie Anderson and Dennis Golden. When they consider the team's success in the 1980s, David Murphy comes to mind. These legends of Holy Cross football left their mark on the school, the program and all of college football. As we honor them today, we take a look back at the impact they had at Holy Cross and consider what it means to them to be in the Ring of Honor.
The Holy Cross football team will play its first home game of the season when it takes on New Hampshire at Fitton Field on Saturday, Sept. 16. The game between the Crusaders and the Wildcats will be televised live by Charter TV3 and the Patriot League Network, and can be heard live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
Holy Cross senior linebacker Nick McBeath and senior placekicker / punter A.J. Wells have been honored by the Patriot League for their performances in Saturday's 20-0 victory at Bucknell. McBeath was named the Corvias Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week, while Wells was chosen as the Corvias Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week.
Senior tailback Diquan Walker has been named the C&R Tire Crusader of the Week, for competition from Sept. 4-10. Walker rushed 10 times for 72 yards and two touchdowns as the Holy Cross football team defeated Bucknell 20-0 on Saturday.
The Holy Cross defense posted its first shutout since 2015 and allowed only 214 total yards, as the Crusaders recorded a 20-0 victory over Bucknell at Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium. Holy Cross improves to 1-1 overall and 1-0 in the Patriot League with the win, while the Bison fall to 1-1 on the season and 0-1 in the conference.