October 26, 2009

Dominic Randolph & John Myrick Honored By The Patriot League

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross senior quarterback Dominic Randolph (Amelia, Ohio) and senior cornerback John Myrick (Dayton, Ohio) have been honored by the Patriot League for their performances in Saturday's 42-28 victory over Colgate. Randolph was named the Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week for the 15th time in his career, while Myrick was chosen as the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week for the first time.

In the Colgate game, Randolph completed 20 of 31 passes for 288 yards and four touchdowns, while rushing 14 times for a career-high 116 yards and two scores. He finished the contest with 404 yards of total offense, while accounting for all six of the Crusaders' touchdowns. Randolph also threw a touchdown pass for the 37th straight game, breaking the all-time football championship subdivision record. On the season, he has now connected on 181 of 277 attempts for 2,249 yards and 22 touchdowns, in addition to rushing for 335 yards and five scores. Over the course of his collegiate career, Randolph has now hit on 1,002 of 1,578 passes for 11,928 yards and 105 touchdowns.

Myrick led the team with 13 total tackles against the Raiders, including 12 solo stops, to set new career highs for both total tackles and solo tackles. He was also a key part of the defense which held Colgate to just 120 rushing yards on the day, after the Raiders had entered the contest leading the nation in rushing with an average of 273.7 yards per game. On the season, Myrick now ranks second on the team with 49 total tackles, to go along with three pass breakups and two forced fumbles. Over the course of his career as a Crusader, he has recorded 68 total tackles and four pass breakups.

No. 17 Holy Cross (6-1 overall, 2-0 Patriot League) returns to action this Saturday, Oct. 31, when it travels to Fordham (3-4 overall, 0-2 Patriot League) for a 1:00 p.m. game.