Marsalis Beckford Named Crusader Of The Week

Sept. 10, 2007

WORCESTER, Mass. - Senior forward Marsalis Beckford (Brantford, Ontario) has been named the Crusader of the Week, for competition from September 3-9. Beckford led the Holy Cross men's soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Maine in its only game last week, on Wednesday, September 5.

During the win over Maine, Beckford scored the game-winning goal with 30:24 left in the first half, when he sprinted down the field with the ball, dipping left and then right, before putting it past the Maine goalkeeper.

In two games played this season, Beckford leads the team in scoring with five points on two goals and one assist. Over the course of his Holy Cross career, he has now totaled 12 goals and seven assists for 31 points.

The Crusaders (2-0 overall) return to action on Tuesday, September 11, when they play host to Sacred Heart at 7:00 p.m.