Feb. 5, 2007
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross Varsity Club has announced that seven individuals have been selected for induction into the Holy Cross Athletic Hall of Fame. Included among the 2007 inductees is former field hockey player Ali (Roberts) Hawk (Class of 1999).
Hawk was a four-year letterwinner for the Crusaders from 1995-1998, leading Holy Cross to pair of Patriot League titles during her junior and senior seasons. Hawk led the conference in scoring as a senior with 42 points on 19 goals and four assists, to earn Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year honors. She was also the Patriot League's leading scorer during her junior year, when she totaled 14 goals and 10 assists for 38 points. Hawk was a first team All-Patriot League and second team All-New England selection in 1998, after earning second team All-Patriot League and first team All-New England honors in 1997. She finished her career with 100 total points on 40 goals and 20 assists, and still ranks sixth all-time at Holy Cross in both goals and points. Hawk was selected to play in 1998 North-South Senior All-Star Game, and was also honored as the 1998 Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year. In addition, she was named to the Patriot League All-Decade Team for the 1990s, and received the Varsity Club Norton Prize as a senior for her accomplishments on the field and in the classroom.
This year's other inductees are James Daley (Class of 1930, track & field), Jim Nairus (Class of 1991, basketball), Steve Raquet (Class of 1984, football), Don Riedl (Class of 1963, baseball), Bob Fouracre (honorary) and Park Smith (Class of 1954, honorary).
These seven individuals will be formally inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 5, at the Varsity Club's annual dinner, to be held in the Hogan Campus Center.