September 21, 2010
Holy Cross Returns To Worcester For Two
Overall: 2-3-1 (0-0-0 PL); Last
Scoreboard: Holy Cross 2, Bryant 2, Smithfield,
Schedule: Friday, Sept. 24 vs. Siena, Worcester,
Mass., 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 26 vs. Rider, Worcester, Mass., 1:00 p.m.
- The Holy Cross women's soccer team (2-3-1 overall)
returns to the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium for two games
this week. On Friday, Sept. 24, Holy Cross will take on the Siena
Saints (6-0-0 overall), before hosting the Rider Broncs (3-2-2) on
Sunday, Sept. 26.
- Siena comes to Worcester with a pristine 6-0 overall record
with five of its wins coming on the road. The Saints' last
three victories have been shutouts on the road at Quinnipiac, New
Hampshire and Vermont. Holy Cross is 10-7-1 all-time against the
Saints, with the last Crusader victory coming on Sept. 3, 2005 in
- Siena received 12 votes in the NSCAA/HendrickCars.com national
rankings released on Tuesday, Sept. 14. The Saints tied for 33rd
amongst all teams receiving votes. Siena has received votes in all
four national polls released so far this season and improved by
eight votes and moved up nine spots from their overall ranking of
42nd the week prior.
- The Rider Broncs will host NJIT on Tuesday, Sept. 21 before
traveling to Worcester on Sunday. Rider defeated common-opponent,
Wagner, 1-0 on Friday, Sept. 17 to earn its third victory of the
season. All three of Rider's wins have been shutouts. Holy
Cross is 0-1 all-time against Rider, falling to the Broncs, 1-0, on
Sept. 20, 2002 in Worcester.
- Senior Shelby Stand
Mass.) scored against Bryant to
bring her goal total to five on the year. Stand has scored goals in
Holy Cross' last three games and recorded points in five of
six games this season. Stand leads the Patriot League in shots
(34), shots per game (5.67), goals per game (0.83), points per game
(2.17) and assists per game (0.50), while she ranks second in
points (13) and goals (5). Nationally, Stand is tied for ninth in
points per game, 24th in goals per game and tied for 56th in
assists per game.
- Freshman Sarah Kelley
N.H.) scored her first collegiate
goal in the 2-2 tie against Bryant. Kelley has recorded one goal
and one assist for five points this season.