February 3, 2009

Crusaders Prepare For Maine Open

Feb. 3, 2009

Scoreboard: 8th of 13 at the Reebok Boston Indoor Games, Boston, Mass., 1/30
Schedule: Saturday, Feb. 7 at Maine Open, Orono, Maine, 11:00 a.m.

  • The Crusaders finished eighth out of 13 teams, with 30.5 points, at the Reebok Boston Indoor games.

  • At the Reebok Indoor Games, senior Katherine Clifford (Norwood, Mass.) took third place in the weight throw with a distance of 16.09 meters, senior Lesley Bautista (St. John's, Newfoundland) took fourth in the pole vault, clearing a height of 3.4 meters, junior Olivia Pruszko (Monroe, Conn.) finished fifth in the high jump with a jump of 1.53 meters and freshman Alexandria Culkeen (Beverly, Mass.) took sixth in the shot put with a throw of 12.27 meters.

  • Holy Cross travels to Orono, Maine on Saturday, Feb. 7 for an 11:00 a.m. start at the Maine Open.

  • Last season at the Maine Open, Holy Cross defeated Maine 97-81. Bautista broke the school record in the pole vault, clearing a height of 12 feet, Pruszko took first in the 500 meter dash with a time of 1:15.56, qualifying for ECACs and Clifford finished first in the weight throw with a distance of 14.33 meters.