April 30, 2013

Men's Lacrosse Concludes 2013 Season

Holy Cross Men's Lacrosse 
Overall: 7-8 (2-4 Patriot League) Last Week: 1-0
Scoreboard: Holy Cross 11, Dartmouth 10, Worcester, Mass., 4/23
Schedule: Season has concluded.

  • The Crusaders concluded the season with their most wins since the 1988 season with a 7-8 record. Holy Cross went 2-4 in the Patriot League, marking the first time in program history that the Crusaders have won two Patriot League games. Holy Cross defeated Navy on March 17 for first time in school history and also defeated Lafayette on April 6. The Crusaders' 131 goals scored this season were their most since netting 138 in 1994.
  • Sophomore Terry McKenna (Summit, N.J.) was named to the Patriot League All-Academic team. McKenna, who has a 3.70 grade-point average and is an Economics major, played in all 15 games with 14 starts this season. He was second on the team with 24 goals and third with 29 points. McKenna also posted five assists and 28 ground balls. For his career he has 30 goals and eight assists for 38 points.
  • Jim Morrissey was named the Patriot League Coach of the Year and senior captain John Hannan (Manhasset, N.Y.) earned second team All-Patriot League honors. Morrissey is the first Holy Cross men's lacrosse coach to earn this honor, while Hannan is the fifth Crusader to ever receive All-Patriot League accolades. Holy Cross' other four selections were also on the second team (Tom Lynch in 1994, Dave DePaolo in 1998, Marty Gilbert in 2002 and Douglas Broussard in 2010).
  • Hannan ranked third on the team this season in goals with 23 and was fourth with his 28 points. He played in all 60 of the team's games during his collegiate career made 41 starts. Hannan scored 82 goals and tallied 12 assists for 94 career points.
  • Senior captain James Kennedy (Summit, N.J.) recorded 22 goals and a team-best 16 assists for a team-leading 38 points this season. His 1.07 assists per game are ninth in the Patriot League and his four game-winning goals are second. Kennedy recorded 86 goals throughout his career and 55 career assists for 141 career points. His 141 points are ranked eighth all-time in program history, while his 86 goals are 10th all-time.
  • Sophomore Clay Haarmann (Mendham, N.J.) led the team with 27 goals, while he was second on the team with 35 points. As a freshman, he tallied 11 goals and five assists for 16 points.
  • Senior Matt Ward (Massapequa, N.Y.) led the team in caused turnovers this season with 29. His 1.93 caused turnovers per game are 16th nationally. For his career he has 137 ground balls and 69 caused turnovers. His 137 career ground balls are sixth all-time on the program's career list. He scored seven goals and posted four assists for 11 points in his 55 career games.
  • Freshman Michael Ortlieb (Newport Beach, Calif.) had 127 saves. His 11.55 saves per game are second in the Patriot League. He also scored two goals versus Bucknell on March 30.