WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's soccer team has returned to campus to begin its preparations for the 2014 season. The Crusaders return 15 letterwinners this fall, as seven freshmen have joined the team. Last season, the Crusaders went 9-9-2 overall, 6-3 in the Patriot League and made an appearance in the Patriot League championship game for the first time since 2008. The Crusaders' six Patriot League wins tied for their most ever.
Holy Cross is scheduled to open the 2014 season when it hosts Hartford on Friday, Aug. 29 at 7:05 p.m. at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium.