October 20, 2009
Holy Cross Wraps Up Fall Season With Boston University
Overall Record: 2-3 (0-0
PL); Last Week: 0-0
Scoreboard: No events
Schedule: Friday, Oct. 23 vs. Boston University,
Worcester, Mass. 3:00 p.m.
- The Holy Cross men's tennis team plays in its final match of
the fall season against Boston University on Friday, Oct. 23,
postponed due to inclement weather last Friday. The teams played
against each other in twice in the 2008-2009 spring season. The
Terriers blanked the Crusaders 7-0 twice, with both matches on the
Holy Cross home courts in Worcester, Mass. Holy Cross finished the
2008-2009 season with a 4-13 record while Boston University ended
at 3-15. Holy Cross currently holds a 2-3 record this fall while
Boston University is undefeated at 1-0, having beaten out Siena in
their first dual-match on Oct. 10.
- Holy Cross and Boston University are familiar foes as they have
competed against each other six times since the 2004-2005 season,
with the Terriers having won all six. Holy Cross junior
Matt Wierzel (Garden City, N.Y.) had gone 0-4
against the Terriers' No. 1 singles player Jeff Chudacoff until
they met at the Connecticut Invitational earlier this season.
Wierzel topped Chudacoff in the first round, 6-3, 7-6 to earn
the breakthrough victory
- Wierzel, after finishing the month of September with a 15-1
record at No. 1 singles was named the Patriot League Tennis Player
of the Month, the first time a player has been so honored in
program history. His accomplishments this season also earned him
the AT&T Crusader of the Week accolade for the week of Sept.
14. This is the first time Wierzel has earned either honor in his
- Sophomore Chris Das
(Melrose, Mass.) is also on his way to earning
career-bests this season. He ranks second on the team with a 4-1
record at No. 2 singles. This is the first time Das has played as
the team's No. 2 singles player, having gone 1-0 at No. 1 singles,
2-5 at No. 5 and 4-6 at No. 6 last year. He is three wins away from
tying his seven total victories from 2008-2009.