Crusaders Kick Off 2009 Season

Feb. 24, 2009

Overall: 0-0 (0-0 Patriot League)
Schedule: Sunday, March 1vs. St. Bonaventure, Kissimmee, Fla. 9:00 a.m.
Sunday, March 1 vs. Detroit, Kissimmee, Fla. 11:00 a.m.
Monday, March 2 vs. Niagara (DH), Kissimmee, Fla. 9:00/11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 3 vs. Detroit, Kissimmee, Fla. 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 3 vs. Fairfield, Kissimmee, Fla. 5:00 p.m.

  • Holy Cross kicks off the 2009 season on Sunday, March 1 at the Rebel Spring Games in Kissimmee, Fla. The Crusaders open the season against St. Bonaventure at 9:00 a.m. Holy Cross will play 12 games at the tournament. Last season, Holy Cross returned from the Rebel Spring Games with a 2-8 overall record, defeating Fairfield, 4-3, and Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne, 7-2.

  • The Crusaders return 13 from last season's squad and welcome four newcomers to the team.

  • Senior Natalie Cruz (Manalapan, N.J.), junior Amanda Audette (New Bedford, Mass.) and junior Mandy Correale (Peabody, Mass.) will serve as captains for the 2009 season.