March 23, 2010
Men's Lacrosse To Continue Patriot League Action At Lehigh On March 27
Holy Cross Men's Lacrosse
Overall Record: 2-6 (1-1 Patriot League)
Last Week: 0-2
Scoreboard: Hartford 10, Holy Cross 6, West
Hartford, Conn., 3/17
Navy 12, Holy Cross 3, Annapolis, Md., 3/20
Schedule: Saturday, March 27 at Lehigh, Bethlehem, Pa.,
- The Crusaders return to
action on Saturday, March 27, when they travel to Bethlehem, Pa.,
to take on Patriot League opponent Lehigh at 2:00 p.m. at the
Ulrich Sports Complex. The Crusaders, who are in third place
in the Patriot League with a 1-1 record, are coming off losses to
Hartford and Navy. The Mountain Hawks, who are 3-4 overall and 0-1
in the Patriot League, play Army on March 23.
- Lehigh started off the season by
defeating St. Joseph’s (7-6) and then lost to No. 4 North
Carolina (17-5) and No. 18 Navy (8-3). After the Mountain Hawks
edged Air Force (14-13), they fell to Denver (8-7). Most recently
Lehigh lost to No. 17 Yale (8-6) and defeated Detroit Mercy (21-9).
Holy Cross has never defeated Lehigh. Last season, Holy Cross fell
to Lehigh by a 7-5 score on Senior Day at the Hart Turf Field on
April 14. Holy Cross was led by junior Colin Flood (Bay
Shore, N.Y.) who had one goal and one assist for two
points. Luke Marchand, senior Kenny Minor (South Hadley,
Mass.), senior Chris Smirti (Cold Spring Harbor,
N.Y.) and sophomore Colin McGeehin (Newtown
Square, Pa.) each scored one goal, while junior
Conor McKenna (Summit, N.J.) had two
- Holy Cross is third in the Patriot
League by scoring 1.62 man-up goals per game and it is fourth in
the conference with 8.25 caused turnovers per game.
- Senior Edison Parzanese
(Edgartown, Mass.) has now recorded at least one point in
21 straight games and has 47 goals and 65 assists for 112 career
points. Parzanese leads the team this season with 10 assists and 18
points. In 39 career games played, Parzanese has only failed to
record at least one point in two games. His streak is tied for the
ninth longest in the nation as he has posted 26 goals and 33
assists for 59 points during the streak which started on March 8,
2008. His 1.25 assists per game this season are seventh in the
- Both of Holy Cross’
game-winning goals this season have been scored by freshmen.
James Kennedy (Summit, N.J.) scored the
game-winner versus Colgate on March 13. He is second on the team
with 11 goals and 16 points, while he is tied for second with five
assists. His three man-up goals are tied for first on the team.
John Hannan (Manhasset, N.Y.) netted the
game-winner at Dartmouth on March 9. He scored three goals last
week with one at Hartford and a career-best two at Navy. Hannan
recorded at least one point in six straight games. His five assists
this season are tied for second on the team, while his six goals
and 11 points are tied for fifth.
- Senior Connor Sweeney
(South Salem, N.Y.) made a career-best 15 saves versus
Navy. This season he has 76 saves and 10.12 goals against average.
- Junior Douglas Broussard
(Floral Park, N.Y.) leads the team with 33 ground balls
and nine caused turnovers this season. He has 97 ground balls for
- Minor is tied for the team-lead
with three man-up goals. This season he is third on the team with
10 goals, fourth with 13 points and fifth with three assists.
- Smirti leads the team this season
with 14 goals and his 61 career goals are the most by any current
Crusader. His 15 points are third on the team.