April 9, 2008
DALLAS, Texas - Linebacker Dana Buglione (Vestal, N.Y.), wide receiver Justin Maher (Milford, Conn.) and defensive lineman Adam Sadowski (Tuscon, Ariz.), who were all seniors on the 2007 Holy Cross football team, have been selected to the 2008 Hampshire Honor Society, as announced by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame. The team is comprised of graduating seniors from schools across the country who were starters or key reserves and maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.20. A total of 433 players from 225 schools were selected to this year's Honor Society.
Buglione has a 3.43 grade point average in studio art, and was twice named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. As a key special teams player and backup linebacker, Buglione totaled six tackles and a sack for the Crusaders during the 2007 season.
Maher owns a 3.40 grade point average in history, and has been named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll three times. He caught four passes for 38 yards and two touchdowns in 2007 as a backup wide receiver, and finished his career with 13 receptions for 148 yards and three scores.
Sadowski carries a 3.30 grade point average in history, and was selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll in 2006 and 2007. A two-year starter along the defensive line, he totaled 35 tackles and nine tackles for loss in 2007, while tying for the team lead with four sacks. Sadowski finished his collegiate career with 87 total tackles, 14 tackles for loss and six sacks.
Holy Cross concluded the 2007 season with an overall record of 7-4, and placed second in the Patriot League with a 4-2 mark in conference games.