Women's basketball travels to Boston College
Holy Cross' athletic teams are tied for eighth in the nation with an overall graduation rate of 98 percent, according to the Graduation Success Rate Report which has been released by the NCAA. This marks the 12th straight year in which the Crusaders have posted a Graduation Success Rate of at least 97 percent.
Sophomore guard Jacob Grandison totaled 17 points and seven rebounds, but the Holy Cross men's basketball team was defeated by Providence 70-61 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. The Crusaders fall to 1-2 on the season with the loss, while the Friars improve to 2-1 overall.
The Holy Cross football team will play its final game of the 2018 season when it travels to Georgetown for a 12:30 p.m. contest on Saturday, Nov. 17. The game between the Crusaders and the Hoyas will be shown live on the Patriot League Network, and can be heard live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
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Junior forward Lauren Manis has been named the ckSmithSuperior Crusader of the Week, for competition from November 5-11. Manis totaled 26 points and nine rebounds to lead the Holy Cross women's basketball team to a 71-61 victory over Rider in its season opener on Sunday.
Women's basketball holds off Rider in season opener
The Holy Cross men's basketball team returns to action on Tuesday, Nov. 13, when it travels to Providence for a 7:00 p.m. game as part of the Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament. The contest between the Crusaders and the Friars will be shown live on Fox Sports 2, and will also air live on WEEI 1440 AM in Worcester.
Volleyball downs Lafayette on Senior Day
Sophomore forward Connor Niego scored a career-high 13 points, but the Holy Cross men's basketball team was defeated by No. 19 Michigan 56-37 at the Crisler Center. The Crusaders fall to 1-1 on the season with the loss, while the Wolverines improve to 2-0.
The Holy Cross women's ice hockey team lost to Merrimack, 6-2, Saturday night at the Hart Center Rink.
Men's Hockey Ties Niagara, 3-3