Softball Ranked 21st In NFCA Academic Poll

Jan. 30, 2006

Worcester, Mass. - The Holy Cross softball team was ranked 21st in grade-point-average as released by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for Division I teams.

The Crusaders led all New England schools and were second in the Patriot League with a 3.264 average.

Holy Cross will kickoff the 2006 season on March 5-10, in Orlando, Fla. The Crusaders first home doubleheader is scheduled for Sunday, March 26, against Boston University at noon. Holy Cross returns seven starters and three pitchers from the 2005 season.