February 23, 2010
Crusaders To Play At Yale On Feb. 27
Holy Cross Men's Lacrosse
Overall: 0-1 (0-0 Patriot League) Last
Scoreboard: St. John's 9, Holy Cross 8, Queens,
Schedule: Saturday, Feb. 27 at Yale, New Haven, Conn.,
- The Holy Cross men's lacrosse team
will travel to New Haven, Conn., to play Yale on Feb. 27 at Reese
Stadium at 11:30 a.m. The Crusaders are coming off a 9-8 loss at
St. John's in the season-opener, while this is
the Bulldogs' first game of the season. Last season, Yale went
5-8 overall and 1-5 in the Ivy League.
- Senior Edison Parzanese
(Edgartown, Mass.) recorded one goal and two assists for
three points versus St. John's last week. He has recorded at least
one point in 14 straight games. In 32 career games played,
Parzanese has only failed to record at least one point in two
games. He is only three points away from reaching 100 points.
Parzanese has 40 goals and 57 assists for 97 career points.
- Freshman James Kennedy
(Summit, N.J.) had an outstanding collegiate debut as he
recorded three goals and one assist for four points to lead the
Holy Cross offense versus St. John's. This was the fifth straight
season-opener for the Crusaders that a freshman recorded at least a
point. In 2009, current sophomore Colin McGeehin (Newtown
Square, Pa.) scored a goal in the 10-5 loss versus St.
John's, in 2008 current junior Matt Moran (West Henrietta,
N.Y.) posted a goal in the 7-5 win at St. John's, in 2007
Parzanese scored three goals including the game-winner in the 10-8
victory over Hartford, and in 2006 Paddy Dowling had an assist in
the 19-4 loss versus Fairfield.
- Senior Chris Smirti (Cold
Spring Harbor, N.Y.) scored two goals versus St. John's.
He is only one goal away from reaching 50 career goals. His 49
goals are the most by any current Crusader. Smirti also has nine
assists for 58 career points.
- Sophomore Brent Ferraro
(Islip, N.Y.) posted his first collegiate assist last week
versus St. John's. Ferraro was moved from offensive midfield to
defensive midfield this season.
- Last year, Yale defeated Holy
Cross by a 13-8 score at the Hart Turf Field on Feb. 21. Parzanese
recorded four goals and three assists for seven points. Smirti
scored two goals for Holy Cross, while Luke Marchand and McGeehin
each scored one goal.
- Holy Cross is 1-8 all-time versus
Yale as the series started in 1965. In 2008, the Crusaders defeated
Yale by a score of 7-6 on Feb. 24 on the road. The win was Holy
Cross' first ever over a school from the Ivy League as Jimmy
Harrison was named the New England Player of the Week and
Adam Pascal was named the US Lacrosse Coach of the