HC Set To Face Colgate

Natalie Welsch

Overall: 7-16 (2-9 PL); Last Week: 0-2
: Lehigh 3, Holy Cross 0, Bethlehem, Pa., 10/25
Bucknell 3, Holy Cross 1, Lewisburg, Pa., 10/26
Sunday, Nov. 3 vs. Colgate, Worcester, Mass., 2:00 p.m.

  • The Holy Cross volleyball team (7-16 overall, 2-9 Patriot League) will return to action with a Patriot League match against Colgate on Sunday Nov. 3 at the Holy Cross Field House. Before traveling to Worcester the Raiders will take on Army on Nov. 2. Colgate is 17-6 overall and 9-1 in the Patriot League. Holy Cross lost to the Colgate 3-0 earlier in the season in Hamilton N.Y.
  • The Crusaders' 1.56 aces per set are third  in the Patriot League and 32nd nationally. Junior Hannah Grace Stokes (Atlanta, Ga.) is ranked third in the Patriot League and 25th nationally with 0.43 aces per set. 
  • Freshman Emily Popp (Clarkston, Mich.) is ranked third in the Patriot League and 82nd nationally with 4.51 digs per set. She has tallied double-digit digs 19 times this season. Her 352 digs this season are tied for 10th all-time for a season in program history and are the most ever by a Crusader freshman.
  • Freshman Katie McKernan (Sylvania, Ohio) is ranked seventh in the Patriot League with 7.23 assists per set and fourth in the Patriot League with 0.38 aces per set. She is 45th nationally in aces per set. She has a team-best seven double-doubles this season.
  • Freshman Natalie Welsch (Eden Prairie, Minn.) leads the team and is 10th in the Patriot League with 2.72 kills per set. 
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