WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross women’s track and field team was selected to finish fifth in the 2010 outdoor track and field Patriot League preseason poll as voted on by head coaches and sports information directors from around the league. Bucknell, this year’s Patriot League indoor champion, was voted first with 98 points and 14 first place votes, while Navy was selected second with 86 points and two first place votes. Army was selected third with 65 points, Lehigh fourth with 62 and Holy Cross fifth with 51. Colgate, Lafayette and American rounded out the remainder of the league.
The Crusaders, who finished fifth at last year’s outdoor championship, will kick off the outdoor season on Saturday, March 20 at the Husky Spring Open in Dedham, Mass.