Eighteen College of the Holy Cross varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) public recognition awards from the NCAA. These teams posted multi-year APR scores in the top 10 percent of all squads in their respective sports. Holy Cross finished in a four-way tie for first in the nation among all Division I athletic programs in the number of teams honored (18), matching the total of Brown, Columbia and Dartmouth.
18 from Women's Cross Country Named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
Women's cross country competes at ECAC Championships
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.
Gasparrini leads women's cross country at NCAA Northeast Regional
Cross country set to compete at NCAA Northeast Regional
Gasparrini earns Academic All-Patriot League honors
Junior Jenna Gasparrini has been named the ckSmithSuperior Crusader of the Week, for competition from October 22-28. Gasparrini finished in second place as an individual for the Holy Cross women's cross country team at the Patriot League Championship.
Junior Jenna Gasparrini finished in second place overall with a time of 21:50.9 on the six-kilometer course, as the Holy Cross women's cross country team placed seventh at the Patriot League Championship. Garparrini had the best individual finish by a Crusader since the 2009 season, when Paige Sutherland came in second.
The Holy Cross men's and women's cross country teams will be competing in the 2018 Patriot League Championship this Saturday, Oct. 27, in Lewisburg, Pa. The women's championship will be contested over a six-kilometer course beginning at 11:00 a.m., followed by the men's championship over an eight-kilometer course starting at 12:00 p.m.
Sophomore Elizabeth Graves finished 35th overall with a time of 11:02.8 on the three-kilometer course, as the Holy Cross women's cross country team placed 10th out of 14 schools at the Central Connecticut Mini Meet. The Crusaders finished with a total of 260 points as a team, while Providence captured the team title with 20 points. Abbey Wheeler of the Providence won the individual title with a time of 9:48.9.
Junior Jenna Gasparrini finished fifth overall with a time of 18:05.90 on the five-kilometer course, as the Holy Cross women's cross country team placed 12th out of 24 schools at the New England Championship. The Crusaders finished with a total of 307 points as a team.