Holy Cross Adds 14 in Early Signing Period

Holy Cross Athletics   12-21-2018

National Signing Day Central

WORCESTER, Mass. — Holy Cross head football coach Bob Chesney has announced the addition of 14 student-athletes to his team’s roster for the 2019 season.

The 14 student-athletes to sign with Holy Cross hail from 10 different states, and include three defensive backs, three offensive linemen, two wide receivers, one defensive lineman, one linebacker, one quarterback, one running back, one tight end and one athlete.

The Crusaders will return 11 starters from their 2018 squad which went 5-6 overall and tied for second place in the Patriot League with a 4-2 mark in conference games. Holy Cross opens up the 2018 campaign when it travels to Navy on Aug. 31.

A complete list of the Holy Cross football signees follows. To view biographical information on each player, click on his name below.

Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Hometown High School
Ben Blessing OL 6-8 310 Havre De Grace, Md. John Carroll
Hunter Burns DB 6-1 190 Milford, Conn. Choate Rosemary Hall
Chris Butash QB 6-2 205 Wesley Chapel, Fla. Carrollwood Day
Jacob Dobbs LB 6-0 215 Macomb, Mich. De La Salle Collegiate
Jordan Forrest RB 6-0 215 New Rochelle, N.Y. New Rochelle
C.J. Hanson OL 6-5 285 Wyckoff, N.J. DePaul Catholic
Thomas Kiessling DL 6-4 230 Cincinnati, Ohio St. Xavier
Jared Kreimer WR 6-1 185 Cincinnati, Ohio St. Xavier
Pat McMurtrie OL 6-5 290 Verona, N.J. St. Joseph Regional
Kamryn Molton DB 5-10 175 Avon, Ind. Avon
Sean Morris TE 6-4 220 Barnegat, N.J. Barnegat
Tyler Purdy ATH 5-11 190 Chesterfield, Mo. Mary Institute & St. Louis Country Day
Dominik Thomas WR 6-1 185 Irving, N.Y. St. Francis
Jonathan Young DB 6-2 200 Alexandria, Va. Hayfield Secondary

As the calendar year ends, we ask you to help Holy Cross Athletics maintain its forward momentum by supporting the Crusader Athletics Fund. To make your gift, visit GoHolyCross.com/caf or call (877) 433-1843. To transfer stock electronically, please contact Joanne Ludwig at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney at (617) 946-5115. Please notify the Office of Advancement of your pending transaction by calling 508-793-2423 or email onlinegiving@holycross.edu.




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