WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore cornerback Andrew Zitnik (Warren, Ohio) has been named the AT&T Crusader of the Week, for competition from September 12-18. Taggart led the Holy Cross football team to a 30-22 victory over Harvard on Saturday.
During the Harvard game, Zitnik recorded a team-high nine tackles and an interception. His interception came early in the fourth quarter, and he returned it 97 yards for a touchdown to give the Crusaders a 30-14 lead. In addition, Zitnik had two kickoff returns for 40 yards in the game.
In three games played so far this year, Zitnik has totaled a team-best 26 tackles, one interception and two pass breakups. He also has 125 yards on six kickoff returns this season, and leads the team with 222 all-purpose yards.
Holy Cross (2-1 overall, 1-1 Patriot League) returns to action on Saturday, Oct. 1, when it travels to New Hampshire (1-1 overall, 0-0 Colonial Athletic Association) for a 12:00 p.m. game.