September 22, 2009

Cross Country's Dylan Leazes Named Patriot League Rookie Of The Week

PL Rookie Of The Week video

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross freshman runner Dylan Leazes (Providence, R.I.) was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Week for his performance the week of Sept. 14-20. He competed in the 8k at the National Catholic Invitational on Sept. 18 in Notre Dame, Ind., where he finished 46th with a time of 27:03.6. His effort helped the Crusaders finish fifth overall in the meet.

Leazes' time at Notre Dame was an improvement of 1:15 over his performance at the Blue Devil Invitational at Central Connecticut on Sept. 12. He finished that race in 31st place with a time of 28:18.76. Leazes was the only Holy Cross freshman to run this year in the National Catholic Invitational.

The Crusaders have a week off before returning to action. They will participate in the Murray Keatinge Invitational Saturday, Oct. 3 in Orono, Maine. The meet is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m.