Aug. 22, 2007
The Holy Cross field hockey team has been picked to finish second in the 2007 Patriot preseason poll, voted upon by head coaches and sports information directors within the league. American was picked to finish first in the poll, earning 10 of the 12 first place votes and 50 points. Holy Cross earned the remaining two first place votes and 39 points. Ranked third was Lafayette (28 points), followed by Bucknell (25 points), Colgate (22 points), and Lehigh (16 points) finishing sixth.
The Crusaders are set to kick off the 2007 season, hosting Siena at the Hart Center Astroturf Field on Tuesday, August 28, at 6:00 p.m. Holy Cross returns 16 players including nine starters. The Crusaders also welcome four newcomers to the team.