Holy Cross Athletics Newsstand: May 2012

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 2012.

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Adam May will coach Riverside
May 24, 2012 * By Bill Tilton * Willoughby News-Herald
Mentor graduate Adam May is coming back home to coach basketball. The Riverside Board of Education approved the hiring of May on Tuesday as the new head boys basketball coach. May is a 2006 graduate of Mentor, where he was an all-News-Herald selection and an All-Ohio selection. May received a scholarship to attend school and play basketball at Holy Cross. . .

Army coach downplays pressure in title-game showdown
May 21, 2012 * By Kevin Gleason * Middletown Times Herald-Record
Army baseball coach Joe Sottolano quickly dismissed the idea that the pressure falls squarely on his team Monday in the championship game of the Patriot League tournament. The Black Knights won their first 17 league games during the regular season. They finished 18-2 in the Patriot and took a 39-12 record into Sunday's doubleheader against Holy Cross, Games 1 and 2 of the best-of-three series for the tourney title. . .

South grad Jones still chasing NFL dream
May 20, 2012 * By David Jablonski * Springfield News-Sun
The NFL dream never died for Aaron Jones. Two years ago, the 2006 South High School graduate tried out for the New Orleans Saints after a stellar career on the offensive line at College of the Holy Cross. A year ago, he didn’t get any opportunities, in part because of the lengthy NFL lockout. Then last weekend his quest continued as Jones took part in a rookie minicamp with the Carolina Panthers. . .

McCabe savors NFL's learning experience
May 18, 2012 * By Mark Jaffee * Waterbury Republican-American
Watertown's Mike McCabe described his introduction to the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers the past week "as mayhem, absolutely. The minicamp was information overload." Still, the 23-year-old former Taft and College of Holy Cross graduate has adjusted well since arriving last week in Green Bay as one of 14 rookie free agents. . .

Arms carry Holy Cross into Patriot League baseball final
May 16, 2012 * By Jennifer Toland * Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Holy Cross needed a big-time performance from No. 1 starter Nate Koneski in the opener of its best-of-three Patriot League Tournament semifinal series against Navy last weekend, so the senior left-hander went out and pitched seven scoreless innings. “It was par for the course, really,” HC coach Greg DiCenzo said. . .

Holy Cross eyes defensive holes
May 11, 2012 * By Allen Lessels * New England Hockey Journal
Paul Pearl and his Holy Cross hockey staff have a little building to do on the back end. The Crusaders led Atlantic Hockey in scoring by the slimmest of margins — 3.08 goals a game to the 3.05 of Air Force — and five of the top eight Crusader scorers return, paced by Adam Schmidt (18-19-37) and Erik Vos (15-18-33) at the top of the list. . .

Vos earns the 'C' at Holy Cross
May 1, 2012 * By Chris Funston * Flamborough Review
Carlisle’s Erik Vos has been named captain of the Holy Cross Crusaders men’s hockey team. “It’s a huge honour,” says Vos, “It’s been a short three years when you look back at it, but the fact that I’ve garnered the respect of both my coaches and my fellow teammates is a huge feeing for me.” Vos, an economics and accounting major, was awarded the ‘C’ by a vote by both players and coaches. . .