Oct. 29, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross athletic director Richard M. Regan, Jr., and head women's lacrosse coach Stephanie Ridolfi have announced the Crusaders' 2009 schedule. Holy Cross is scheduled to play 16 regular season games, including eight at home. The Crusaders will play two teams that qualified for the 2008 NCAA Tournament (New Hampshire and Colgate).
Holy Cross will start the season with three straight home games as it opens against Massachusetts on Feb. 17, while the Crusaders will then play Harvard (Feb. 21) and New Hampshire (Feb. 25). Holy Cross will conclude the month at Vermont (Feb. 28).
Holy Cross will then play two more road games with Maryland-Baltimore County (Mar. 6) and Siena (Mar. 11). The Crusaders will open Patriot League play with a home game against Colgate (Mar. 14), while they will then host Boston College (Mar. 18) and Navy (Mar. 21). Holy Cross will wrap up the month at Bucknell (Mar. 28).
The Crusaders will conclude the regular season home schedule against Yale (Apr. 1) and Lehigh (Apr. 4). Holy Cross will then play the last four regular season games at Fairfield (Apr. 7), at Lafayette (Apr. 11), at Connecticut (Apr. 15) and at American (Apr. 18).
The Patriot League Tournament will take place on Apr. 24-26, on the campus of the regular season champion. The top four teams in the final regular season standings will qualify for the tournament.