Crusaders Place Seven On PL Academic Squad

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Feb. 11, 2005

Worcester, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's soccer team placed seven players on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll as announced by league officials this week.

Sophomore defender Francesco Daniele (Longmeadow, Mass.) was HC's top representative with a 3.78 gpa.

Joining Daniele were fellow sophomores Chris Block (New Berlin, Wisc.), Michael Coakley (Tiverton, R.I.), Alex Cruz (Conyers, Ga.) and Andrew Thompson (Avon, Conn.). Junior William Walker (Midland, Ga.) and freshman Joe McDonald (McLean, Va.) were also recognized for Holy Cross.

A total of 61 student-athletes earned spots on this year's Academic Honor Roll throughout the League in the sport of men's soccer. To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.2 GPA and be awarded a varsity letter.