September 14, 2009

Eddie Houghton Named Patriot League Rookie Of The Week

Video: Patriot League Rookie of the Week Eddie Houghton

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross freshman tailback Eddie Houghton (Toronto, Ontario) has been named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week, for his performance in Saturday's 52-21 victory over Georgetown. This marks the second straight time Houghton has been selected as the Patriot League Rookie of the Week.

In the Sacred Heart game, Houghton led the team with 80 rushing yards on 10 carries. He also scored his first collegiate touchdown against the Pioneers, in addition to catching one pass for 14 yards. Houghton finished the game with new career highs of 80 rushing yards and 94 all-purpose yards. He has led the Crusaders in rushing in both of their games so far this year.

Holy Cross (2-0 overall, 1-0 Patriot League) returns to action this Saturday, Sept. 19, when it plays host to Harvard at 1:00 p.m.