Aug. 26, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - The Holy Cross volleyball team has been picked to finish eighth in the 2008 Patriot League preseason poll as voted on by head coaches and sports information directors from around the league. American was picked to finish first as it earned 13 of 16 first place votes and 97 total points. Army had three first place votes and 87 total points as it was picked to finish second, followed by Colgate (72 total points), Navy (55 total points), Bucknell (46 total points), Lafayette (41 total points), Lehigh (35 total points) and Holy Cross (15 total points).
The Crusaders are set to kick off the 2008 season when they play at Providence on Wednesday, September 3, at 7:00 p.m. Holy Cross returns eight players including three starters. The Crusaders also welcome six newcomers to the program.