Dec. 5, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross women's track and field team has named seniors Katie Clay (Beverly, Mass.), Katherine Clifford (Norwood, Mass.), Sophia Grammenos (Gardner, Mass.), Dannielle Meder (Chicopee, Mass.) and Lauren Tallon (Lake Forest, Ill.) as 2008-2009 team captains.
At the 2008 Patriot League Championships, Meder was named to the second team All-Patriot League squad for her second place finish in the 100-meter hurdles in a school-record time of 14.47. Tallon and Grammenos were members of the third place school record breaking 4x400 relay team, Clay was a member of the third place ECAC qualifying 4x800 relay team and Clifford took sixth in the hammer throw.
The Crusaders are preparing to open the 2008-2009 indoor season. Holy Cross pentathletes will begin competition on Friday Dec. 5 at the University of Rhode Island Pentathlon, the remainder of the team will begin competition on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Alden Invitational in Providence, R.I.