Schedule: Tuesday, Feb. 17 vs. Massachusetts, Worcester, Mass., 3:00 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 21 vs. Harvard, Worcester, Mass., 3:00 p.m.
The Holy Cross women's lacrosse team will kick off the 2009 season when its hosts UMass at the Hart Turf Field on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 3:00 p.m. Last year, the Crusaders fell to the Minutewomen by a score of 9-5 on Feb. 19 in Amherst. Holy Cross will then host Harvard on Feb. 21 at 3:00 p.m.
The Crusaders return 23 letterwinners including seven starters to a team that is looking to win its third Patriot League championship in the last four years.