March 23, 2009
Holy Cross Men's Lacrosse
Overall: 1-6 (0-3 Patriot League); Last Week: 1-1
Scoreboard: Holy Cross 7, Hartford 3, Worcester, Mass., 3/17
No. 20 Army 8, Holy Cross 5, Worcester, Mass., 3/21
Schedule: Tuesday, March 24 vs. Dartmouth, Worcester, Mass., 6:30 p.m. The Holy Cross men's lacrosse team returns to action this week with one home game and one away contest. On March 24, the Crusaders will play Dartmouth in Worcester at 6:30 p.m., while on March 28 they will play at Bucknell in a Patriot League contest at 12:00 p.m.
The Crusaders have played three ranked team this season as they have played No. 13 Duke, No. 15 Navy and No. 20 Army.
Senior co-captain goalie Jimmy Harrison (East Williston, N.Y.) has 473 career saves which are ranked third all-time at the school. Harrison's .800 save percentage in the win over Hartford tied for the second best all-time save percentage in a single-game at Holy Cross. In the two games last week he only allowed 10 total goals with two against the Hawks and eight against No. 20 Army for a 5.01 goals against average. He was named the AT&T Crusader of the Week for his performance.
In his first five seven games, freshman Colin McGeehin (Newtown Square, Pa.) has scored at least one point. For the season he has eight goals and four assists for 12 points.
Sophomore Douglas Broussard (Floral Park, N.Y.) picked up 10 ground balls in two games as he had seven against Hartford and three against No. 20 Army.
Junior Chris Smirti (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.) leads the team in goals with nine. He scored his first collegiate game-winning goal in the 7-3 win against the Hawks. Last year against Dartmouth he tied the school records for most points with 10 and most goals with eight in a single-game when he had eight goals and two assists.
Saturday, March 28 at Bucknell, Worcester, Mass., 12:00 p.m.
Junior Brendan Candon (Long Beach, N.Y.) leads the team in ground balls with 23.