Mark W. Gallagher
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Football
1991
2009

Biography

Mark Gallagher was one of the top receivers for the Holy Cross football team from 1987-1990, helping lead the team to a 39-4-1 record over his four years. He led the team in receiving twice during his career, with 47 catches for 727 yards and six touchdowns as a sophomore in 1988, and 54 receptions for 672 yards and six scores as a senior in 1990. An outstanding all-around player, Gallagher led the Patriot League with 1,296 all-purpose yards in 1989, when he also served as the team’s top punter. He graduated as the all-time leader at Holy Cross with 158 career receptions, 2,239 career receiving yards and 18 touchdown receptions, while standing fifth with 3,476 career all-purpose yards. Gallagher was named All-Patriot League and All-ECAC during his junior and senior seasons, in addition to being named All-New England as a senior. He also received the Crusader Most Valuable Player trophy and the Rick Carter Memorial Award following his senior season.