January 30, 2007

Crusaders Place 12 on Academic Honor Roll

Jan. 30, 2007

Center Valley, Pa. - The Holy Cross men's cross country team placed 12 student-athletes on the 2006 Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the conference office.

Leading the list of Crusaders was sophomore Stephen Schoenberger (North Hampton, N.H.), who earned a 4.0 grade-point average in the fall semester. Schoenberger is a history major and one of five student-athletes on the Academic Honor roll who posted a 4.0 grade-point average or better.

Joining Schoenberger on the Men's Cross Country Academic Honor Roll are seniors Stephen Kress (Portland, Maine) and John Ortolani (Williamsville, N.Y.), sophomores David Arnett (Orange, Conn.), Sebastian Fidelus (Jersey City, N.J.), Kevin Lucid (New Providence, N.J.), James Lundy (Katonah, N.Y.), Brad Mish (Hadley, Mass.) and Matthew Talbot (West Hempstead, N.Y.), and freshman Sean Connolly (Ossining, N.Y.), Garrett Huddy (Pataskala, Ohio) and Kyle Rougeot (Torrington, Conn.).

A total of 66 student-athletes were named to the Men's Cross Country Honor Roll. Leading the Patriot League was Bucknell with 17 members. Holy Cross tied for second with American, who also had 12 members on the list. Navy, Lehigh and Colgate all had six members named to the Honor Roll. Army had five representatives and Lafayette rounded out the list with two scholar-athletes.

In order to be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn at least 3.20 grade-point average in the fall semester and be awarded a varsity letter in one of the Patriot League's seven sponsored fall championship sports.