Christine Strawson Named Crusader Of The Week

Sept. 19, 2005

WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore outside hitter Christine Strawson (Torrington, Conn.) has been named the Holiday Inn Express Crusader of the Week, for competition from September 12-18. Strawson totaled 66 kills and 47 digs in four matches last week, as the Holy Cross volleyball team posted a 3-1 record.

In the victory over Providence on Sept. 14, Strawson posted 22 kills and 11 digs, in addition to totaling five blocks. She also had 16 kills and 11 digs against St. Francis (N.Y.), and recorded 15 kills and 18 digs against Quinnipiac at the Yale Invitational. Over Holy Cross' four matches, Strawson finished the week with a .215 hitting percentage, while being named to the All-Tournament team at the Yale Invitational.

On the season, Strawson leads the team with 153 kills, while standing third on the squad with 113 digs. She also has 14 aces, 13 blocks and eight assists on the year, and has posted a .142 hitting percentage.

Holy Cross (4-7 overall) return to action on Wednesday, Sept. 21, when it travels to Central Connecticut State for a 7:00 p.m. match.