Sept. 2, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross men's soccer team returns to action on Tuesday, September 2 when it hosts Central Connecticut in a non-conference match-up at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium. The Crusaders enter the game at 1-0-0 overall, after defeating No. 13 Massachusetts, 1-0, on Friday, August 29. Tonight marks the Blue Devils season-opener. Last season, Central Connecticut finished 10-9-3 with a 5-3-2 record in the Northeast Conference. The Blue Devils finished up the 2007 season appearing in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16.
Holy Cross returns 22 players from last year including eight starters. The Crusaders also welcome six newcomers to the program.
Seniors Andreas Andrews (Los Angeles, Calif.), Jerry Dickinson (Pittsburgh, Pa.) and Alejandro Melean (Miami, Fla.) are the 2008 team tri-captains. This is the third straight year that Dickinson will be a captain.The Holy Cross-Boston College game will be available through live video streaming on the internet as part of the Crusader All-Access package. A $9.95 monthly subscription to Crusader All-Access is required to view the game. For information on how to sign up for Crusader All-Access, Click Here
MEN'S SOCCER Overall Record 1-0 (0-0 PL) Last Week: 1-0
Scoreboard: Holy Cross 1, Massachusetts 0, Worcester, Mass., 8/29
Schedule: Tuesday, Sept. 2 vs. Central Connecticut, Worcester, Mass., 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 6 vs. Providence, Worcester, Mass. 7:00 p.m.