May 6, 2008
Center Valley, Pa. - The Holy Cross men's and women's track and field teams have placed four athletes on the 2008 All-Patriot League teams, following the conclusion of the outdoor track and field championship this past weekend in Annapolis, Md.
The first team All-Patriot League squad is comprised of the first-place finishers in each event, while the second team All-Patriot League squad is comprised of the second-place finishers in each event.
Making first team All-Patriot League was Olivia Pruszko (Monroe, Conn.), who won the 400-meter hurdles with a new school record time of 1:02.49, qualifying for the ECAC Championship and the NCAA Regional.
Three other Crusaders made the second team All-Patriot League squad. On the women's side, Dannielle Meder (Chicopee, Mass.) had a second place finish in the 100-meter hurdles in a school-record time of 14.47, while Tiffany Reid (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.) placed second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 24.79, good for Holy Cross' first sub-25 second effort ever in the event.
For the men Stephen Mandravelis (Nashua, N.H.) made the second team All-Patriot League squad based on his second place finish in the hammer throw with a toss of 170'8".
Holy Cross continues its season this weekend traveling to Durham, N.H., for the New England Championship.