September 28, 2010
Field Hockey "Thinks Pink" In Patriot League Play This Weekend
Overall Record: 0-8 (0-0 PL); Last
Scoreboard: Fairfield 2, Holy Cross 1,
Fairfield, Conn., 9/24
Dartmouth 5, Holy Cross 0, Hanover, N.H., 9/26
Schedule: Saturday, Oct. 2 vs. Bucknell,
Worcester, Mass., 12:00 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 3 vs. Columbia, Worcester, Mass., 1:00 p.m.
- The Holy Cross field hockey will return home for a weekend
doubleheader as they open up Patriot League play against Bucknell
on Saturday, Oct. 2 and then host Columbia on Sunday, Oct. 3.
Saturday's game will start at 12:00 p.m. while Sunday's
contest starts at 1:00 p.m. Both games will be played at the Hart
Turf Field in Worcester, Mass.
- The Crusaders will have their first ever "Think
Pink" Day against Bucknell on Saturday, Oct. 2 in observance
of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The team will be wearing special
pink socks and will be collecting donations for the Levine Cancer
Center in Worcester, Mass. It will also be homecoming weekend on
campus, as the field hockey team will also hold an Alumnae
Celebration to honor its past players.
- Bucknell comes to Worcester with a record 3-6, having gone to
strokes in their last two contests, winning against Sacred Heart
and falling against Indiana. Last year, the Crusaders broke a
four-game win-streak against the Bison, dropping a 3-0 decision in
Lewisburg, Pa. Holy Cross has won 10 straight home-games against
Bucknell, dating back to the team's inaugural season of
Patriot League play.
- Columbia, who has won all three meeting with Holy Cross, comes
to Worcester with a 4-3 record. The Lions lost their first Ivy
League match-up on Friday, falling in two overtimes against Cornell
and will play against the nationally-ranked Princeton Tigers on
Friday, Oct. 1, before traveling north. The Crusaders dropped a 1-0
decision in New York last season and have been outscored 5-1 since
the 2007 season.
- Junior Jamie Caniglia (Wayne, Pa.) tied her
career season-high of two goals after scoring her second goal of
the season the 2-1 loss to Fairfield this past weekend. She is
currently the team leader in goals (2) points (4) and shots on-goal
- Freshman Lindsay MacPhail (Goffstown, N.H.)
led the Crusader offense for the first time this season, leading
the team with four shots, one on-goal against Dartmouth. MacPhail
now has eight shots on the season, third highest on the team. She
also recorded her second assist of the season against Fairfield and
leads the team with two total assists so far this season.