November 3, 2009

Shelby Stand & Katherine Donnelly Earn First Team All-Patriot League Honors

WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross senior forward Shelby Stand (Douglas, Mass.) and sophomore midfielder Katherine Donnelly (Londonderry, N.H.) have been named to the 2009 women's soccer first team All-Patriot League announced by the league today. This is the second honor for Stand and Donnelly as last year both were named to the first team. 

Stand led the Crusaders with 10 goals for 20 points. She completed the season second in the Patriot League in shots per game, goals per game, points per game and game winning goals. Her 10 single-season goals are tied for fourth on the Holy Cross single-season record list, her 51 career points tied her for seventh all-time at Holy Cross and her 22 career goals are sixth.

Donnelly led Holy Cross and the Patriot League with eight assists. She tied the Holy Cross single-season assist record and is tied for eighth all-time at Holy Cross with 11 career assists. Last season Donnelly was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Year.

Stand and Donnelly helped lead the Crusaders to an overall record of 7-9-3, the most wins since the 2000 season.