Holy Cross Set To Host BU, Travel To Lafayette

April 14, 2009

Overall: 9-25 (3-9 Patriot League); Last Week: 1-3
Scoreboard: Army 5, Holy Cross 3, 4/12
Army 4, Holy Cross 3, 4/12
Army 7, Holy Cross 4, 4/13
Holy Cross 4, Army 3, 4/13
Schedule: Thursday, April 16 vs. Boston University (DH), Worcester, Mass., 3:00/5:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 18 at Lafayette (DH), Easton, Pa., 12:00/2:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 19 at Lafayette (DH), Easton, Pa., 12:00/2:00 p.m.

  • Holy Cross will host Boston University in a doubleheader on Thursday, April 16 starting at 3:00 p.m. The Crusaders will then hit the road for their first Patriot League road games of the season, traveling to Easton, Pa. for a four-game series with Lafayette on April 18-19. First pitch is scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on both days.

  • Last season against Lafayette, Holy Cross was swept in the four-game series. On the first day of play, Lafayette and Holy Cross played a total of 25 innings. Game one was decided in the 12th inning and game two in the 13th.

  • The Crusaders defeated Army, 4-3, in the last game of the four-game series on Monday, April 13. The win was their first in April and snapped a nine-game losing streak.

  • In the win against Army, junior Melissa Pivonka (Tolland, Conn.) pitched four innings of shutout ball to pick up her first Patriot League win of the season.