Posts Tagged ‘Crusaders’

Fr. McFarland Presents Bill Gibbons With Game Ball

December 7th, 2011 by

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, presents Bill Gibbons with a game ball after the head coach of women’s basketball earned his 500th career victory with a 61-50 win over New Hampshire on Dec. 3. The winning streak continued on Dec. 7 as the team beat Northeastern 70-68.

Photograph by Chris Ryan, S.J.

Fr. McFarland Presented with Customized Jersey at Basketball Game

December 3rd, 2011 by

Rev. Michael C. McFarland, S.J., president, walks through a tunnel of Holy Cross athletes to get to center court.

Richard Regan, director of athletics, and the Student Government Association present Fr. McFarland with a customized jersey during a special half-time presentation during the men’s basketball game against UNH. Fr. McFarland is stepping down after a 12-year tenure.

Lauren D’Abrosca, SGA co-president, presents Fr. McFarland with a pair of running shoes.

Fr. McFarland dons the jersey at the game. The Crusaders defeated New Hampshire 62-57.

Photography by Ellen Ryder and Peter Cooke

Stanley Cup Makes Stop at Holy Cross

October 1st, 2011 by

The Holy Cross men’s and women’s ice hockey teams pose with the Stanley Cup. It was brought to campus courtesy of Matt Chmura ’03, director of communications for the Boston Bruins.

Chmura, right, and Eric Tosi ’03, assistant director of media relations for the Bruins, hoist the Stanley Cup, while being surrounded by the men’s and women’s ice hockey teams. Students at the Nativity School of Worcester also visited campus and took photos with the Stanley Cup. Read more about the exciting day.

Photography by Glenn Perry

Students Put Holy Cross Mission of Service to Others Into Action

March 26th, 2011 by

A group of students holding rakes and brooms makes their way toward Cookson Park, an 18-acre park near the College campus, as part of Holy Cross Cares Day. More than 250 students, faculty and staff took part in the day of service. View more photos.

Photograph by Dan Vaillancourt

Men’s Ice Hockey Raises $800 for Cancer Charity

February 5th, 2011 by

The second annual “Pink the Rink” benefit game, sponsored by the Holy Cross men’s ice hockey team, brought in more than $800 for Pink Revolution, a local charity that supports women suffering from breast cancer at UMass Memorial Hospital. Watch seniors Matt Celin and J.P. Martignetti talk about what the game and fundraiser means for their team on New England Cable News/”Worcester News Tonight”.

Shrewsbury Cub Scout Pack 114 presents the colors for the anthem sang by Monica Weber ’11.

Breast cancer survivor Jacqueline Peterson, vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students at Holy Cross, drops the ceremonial puck.

Photography by Jennifer Whipple

Holy Cross Women’s Basketball Team Hosts Clinic for Local Students

November 9th, 2010 by csteuer

The Holy Cross women’s basketball team hosted a clinic for students at Worcester East Middle School. Coach Bill Gibbons, members of the basketball team and students from Worcester East Middle School talk about the experience to NECN/Channel 3. Watch the video online

Coach Bill Gibbons addresses students from Worcester East Middle School.

Assistant Coach Chante Bonds talks to NECN/Channel 3’s Melissa Toupin.

Alyssa May ’11 gets ready to run drills with the students.

Alexis Nicholas ’13 shows the students a passing drill.

Photography by Jen Kagno

Sports Teams Hard at Work Throughout the Week

November 2nd, 2010 by

The men’s rowing team finishes a grueling workout in the Hart Center.

Photograph by Dan DeConinck ’13

Men’s Lacrosse Team Hosts ‘Little Brothers’

April 10th, 2010 by


The men’s lacrosse team invited their “little brothers” to their April 10 game against Lafayette. Here, Nick Rabiecki ’12 poses with his little brother.

Pink the Rink: Men’s Hockey Raises Over $8,000 for Breast Cancer

February 13th, 2010 by csteuer

The Holy Cross men’s hockey team defeated Bentley, 4-0, in Atlantic Hockey action in front of a crowd of 2,009 at the Hart Center on Feb. 13 on “Pink The Rink” night. Holy Cross wore a special edition pink jersey to show its support for breast cancer awareness. The jerseys were auctioned off throughout the game as they raised $8,070 with all the proceeds going to the Levine Cancer Center in Worcester.


Holy Cross professor and breast cancer survivor Helen Freear-Papio (modern languages and literatures) drops the ceremonial puck.


The team celebrates after a goal!


Sophomore forward Jay Silvia (Burlington, Mass.) was named the AT&T Crusader of the Week, for competition from February 8-14.


It was also winter homecoming at Holy Cross as freshman goalie Thomas Tysowsky was awarded the MVP trophy by Tom Mahon ‘85 from the Holy Cross Club of Worcester.

Teddy Bear Toss During Basketball Game Raises Funds for Haitian Relief

February 6th, 2010 by


The Class of 2012 sponsored a teddy bear toss to benefit Haitian relief during the men’s basketball game in the Hart Center.

Photograph by Kristin Keegan ’11