WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross men's and women's head cross country coach Jim Kavanagh has named seniors Chris Bergan (Shrewsbury, Mass.) and James Fletcher (Woburn, Mass.) as captains of the 2010 Holy Cross men's cross country team, and senior Allison Fimognari (Wilbraham, Mass.) and junior Paige Sutherland (Groveland, Mass.) as captains of the women's team.
Bergan and Fletcher return for their senior year to lead the men's cross country team. The Crusaders return 12 from last season's squad and welcome 10 newcomers. At the 2009 Patriot League Championship, the Crusaders finished sixth in the team standings.
Fimognari and Sutherland will lead the women's cross country team, which is coming off a fifth place finish at the 2009 Patriot League Championship. The Crusaders return 11 from last season's team and welcome 12 newcomers to the course.
Both teams will kick off the 2010 season at the Bryant Invitational on Friday, Sept. 3. The men are scheduled to race at 4:00 p.m., while the women will start at 4:30 p.m.