February 20, 2008

Patriot League Baseball Preseason Poll Released

Feb. 20, 2008

WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross baseball team has been picked to finish sixth in the 2008 Patriot League preseason poll as voted on by head coaches and sports information directors from around the league. Navy was picked to finish first as it earned four of 12 first place votes and 43 points. Lafayette also earned four first place votes and 42 total points as it was picked to finish second followed by Army ranked with third with two first places and 37 points. Ranked fourth was Bucknell with two first place votes and 29 points followed by Lehigh (17 total points) and Holy Cross finishing sixth with 12 total points.

The Crusaders are set to kick off the 2008 season when they travel to Stetson on March 1, 2008, at 3:00 p.m. Holy Cross returns 21 letterwinners last season and welcomes nine newcomers.