May 22, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross head men's ice hockey coach Paul Pearl has announced the 2008 incoming class for the Crusaders. Nine freshmen will join the Holy Cross program for the 2008-2009 academic year. The players include five forwards and four defensemen. The forwards are Gianni Baldassari (Fort Wayne, Ind.), Andrew Cox (Lombardy, Ontario), Matt Gordon (Perth, Ontario), Luke Miller (Andover, Mass.) and Jay Silvia (Burlington, Mass.). The four defensemen are Kyle Atkins (Brockville, Ontario), Matt Clune (Toronto, Ontario), Mike Daly (South Burlington, Vt.) and Matthew Davis (Lancaster, N.Y.).
Also sophomore forward Jordan Cyr (Winnipeg, Manitoba) transferred from Rensselaer after the 2006-07 season and after attending Holy Cross in the 2007-08 academic year he is now eligible to compete.
Here is a look at the 2008-2009 incoming class. Click on a player's name below to view information on that player.
2008-2009 Holy Cross Men's Hockey Incoming Class Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown Previous Team (League) Kyle Atkins D 6-3 200 Brockville, Ontario Brockville Braves (CJHL) Gianni Baldassari F 6-1 200 Fort Wayne, Ind. Fairbanks Ice Dogs (NAHL) Matt Clune D 6-1 195 Toronto, Ontario Salisbury School (NEPSAC) Andrew Cox F 5-11 175 Lombardy, Ontario Phillips Academy Andover (NEPSAC) Jordan Cyr F 5-10 195 Winnipeg, Manitoba Brockville Braves (CJHL) Mike Daly D 5-11 190 South Burlington, Vt. St. Paul's School (NEPSAC) Matthew Davis D 5-10 180 Lancaster, N.Y. Bridgewater Bandits (EJHL) Matt Gordon F 5-11 185 Perth, Ontario Smiths Falls Bears (CJHL) Luke Miller F 5-9 165 Andover, Mass. Phillips Exeter Academy (NEPSAC) Jay Silvia F 6-2 210 Burlington, Mass. Belmont Hill School (NEPSAC)