May 13, 2004
WORCESTER, Mass. - Junior tri-captain, Mary Beth Ryan (Holden, Mass.) was named to CoSIDA Academic All-American Second Team. She was one of three outfielders named to the team.
Ryan ranked third for the Crusaders with a .316 batting average. She led the team in stolen bases, successfully stealing 10 bases in 13 attempts. Ryan recorded 43 hits this season and 19 runs, both ranking the second highest on the team for the 2004 season.
Her 10 stolen bases this season bring her to career total of 30 stolen bases in three years, ranking her second in Holy Cross history for stolen bases in a career. Ryan has been named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll for the past three years. The Crusaders finished the 2004 season with a final record of 12-28 overall.