Holy Cross Athletics Newsstand: May 2011

Welcome to the Holy Cross Newsstand, a daily listing with links to stories from around the country on the Crusaders. Here are the stories from May of 2011.

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Local Oarsman Reaches High Heights
May 10, 2011 * By Gethin Coolbaugh * Shrewsbury Patch
Jackie Jankowski didn’t start rowing until the summer after seventh grade, but ever since, she hasn’t been able to put her paddles down. Jankowski, a senior captain of the Holy Cross women’s rowing team, is a 2007 graduate of Shrewsbury High School, where she rowed for seven years under coaches Jason Abraham and Pam Krause. “It’s just the ultimate team sport,” said Jankowski about rowing. . .

Ed Morgan, nice guy who often finished first
May 7, 2011 * By Marvin Pave * Boston Globe
In 1961, John Tosca Jr., the Massachusetts Amateur golf champion two years earlier, was asked by a mutual acquaintance if he would like to play in the prestigious Fallon Cup tournament at Wollaston Golf Club as the guest of another Holy Cross graduate, Ed Morgan. It began a 15-year partnership that resulted in four Fallon Cup championships for Tosca, a member of the Holy Cross Athletic Hall of Fame, and Mr. Morgan, a Holy Cross baseball player in the early 1940s who once batted over .400 for the Crusaders. . .

Former Central star Szatko joins Holy Cross hall of fame
May 6, 2011 * By Blake Baumgartner * Naperville Sun
Concluding his basketball career at Naperville Central in the spring of 1999 as the owner of seven school records, Tim Szatko left for Worcester, Mass., and the campus of the College of the Holy Cross unsure of where his basketball career would take him. Dealing with a 10-18 campaign during his freshman year with the Crusaders only added to the unknown, but that was followed by three NCAA Tournament appearances, and Szatko was a major contributor for the Crusaders. . .

The Worcester Crew
May 4, 2011 * By Jeremy Shulkin * Worcester Magazine
As athletic seasons for local colleges wind down and student athletes forego practice for studying and final exams, one sport in Worcester has just begun its busiest month. The sport is rarely ever televised. Its athletes don’t expect mentions in Sports Illustrated or on ESPN and there’s hardly any money to be made after college—a few free pairs of Oakley sunglasses, if luck’s on their side, but Nike or Wheaties probably won’t come calling. . .