June 16, 2006
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross head baseball coach Craig Najarian announced the incoming class for the 2007 Crusader squad this week. Eight student-athletes will join the Holy Cross program for the 2006-2007 academic year.
Holy Cross is returning 27 letterwinners and seven starters from a year ago, including the 2006 Patriot League Rookie of the Year, Tyler Stampone (Meadowbrook, Pa.). The Crusaders, who are also returning their entire pitching staff, with the exception of one reliever, finished the 2006 season with a 16-26-1 overall record and a 5-15 mark in Patriot League play.
Here is a look at this upcoming season's freshman class.
Name Pos. Hometown High School Tommy Arrigg RHP Andover, Mass. Phillips Academy Chris Blanchard RHP/INF Norwich, Conn. Norwich Free Academy Mike Galvin C/1B Newport, R.I. Rogers High School Ryan George RHP Seekonk, Mass. Seekonk High School Bobby Holmes RHP Dedham, Mass. Dedham High School Matt Perry INF Sudbury, Mass. St. Sebastian's Matt Shapiro LHP Raynham, Mass. Bridgewater-Raynham John Sills INF Milton, Mass. B.C. High