Holy Cross To Host Season-Opener Against St. John's

Feb. 9, 2009

Holy Cross Men's Lacrosse

Overall: 0-0 (0-0 Patriot League)

Schedule: Saturday, Feb. 14 vs. St. John's, Worcester, Mass., 12:00 p.m.

  • The Holy Cross men's lacrosse team kicks off the 2009 season on Saturday, Feb. 14 when it hosts St. John's at the Hart Turf Field at noon. The Crusaders are coming off a 5-9 overall record a season ago. Holy Cross returns 27 letterwinners including eight starters and welcomes 12 freshmen.

  • Last year Holy Cross defeated St. John's in the season-opener by a score of 7-5 in Queens, N.Y., on Feb. 16. Toby Banta and Luke Marchand (Concord, Mass.) each scored two goals in the win, while goalie Jimmy Harrison (East Williston, N.Y.) made 10 saves. Edison Parzanese (Edgartown, Mass.) and Chris Smirti (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) each had one goal and one assist, while Matt Moran (West Henrietta, N.Y.) scored his first collegiate goal.