Holy Cross Men's Hockey Announces 2008 Incoming Class

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)