Aug. 27, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross field hockey team has been picked to finish sixth in the 2008 Patriot League preseason poll as voted upon by head coaches and sports information directors from around the league. Winning the last five Patriot League titles, American has been picked first, earning 10 first-place votes and 50 overall points. Lafayette had two first-place votes and 36 overall points as it was picked to finish second, followed by Colgate (29 points), Bucknell (24 points), Lehigh (23 points) and Holy Cross (18 points).
The Crusaders are set to kick off the 2008 season when they travel to Fairfield on Saturday, August 27, with a game scheduled at 11:00 a.m.