Fall Snapshot: Holy Cross Crusaders

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Welcome to the Fall Snapshot series. Throughout the fall I will be taking an early look at all 75 DI men’s college lacrosse teams and giving a snapshot of where each is heading into the 2023 season.

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Assistant Coach Roundup: Navy, Penn State, Holy Cross Make Moves

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The summer is heating up and so is the coaching carousel.

While only one head coaching position remains open (NJIT), the dominos are just beginning to fall on the assistant coaching front.

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2022 Schedule Preview: Holy Cross Crusaders

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The Holy Cross Crusaders are the 71st DI program and the ninth from the Patriot League to release their 2022 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Crusaders are coming off a 2021 campaign in which they went 2-4 (1-3 Patriot League) and saw their season cut short. It was year one of the J.L. Reppert era.

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How Did First-Year Head Coaches Fare in 2021?

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The 2021 season was certainly not a normal one. While this were pretty normal by Memorial Day, restrictions and pauses added challenges that nobody had ever had to deal with before. Add in the fact of being a first-year head coach and that can certainly make things even more difficult.

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2021 Schedule Preview: Holy Cross Crusaders

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While it has taken a bit longer for teams and conference to get their schedules together for the 2021 season due to the Coronavirus outbreak and various restrictions surrounding the virus, Schedule release schedule has finally begun!

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Peter Burke Out at Holy Cross

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Holy Cross Director of Athletics Marcus Blossom has announced a change in the leadership of the men’s lacrosse program, effective immediately. Assistant coach Shayne Lynch will serve as the Crusaders’ interim head coach until a replacement has been selected, the university announced in a press release on Friday.

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What’s The Ceiling For a Youthful Holy Cross Squad?

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The first year of the Peter Burke era at Holy Cross marked the Crusaders’ first season in which they reached the .500 mark since 1988, when they went 8-7 under then head coach Bob Lindsey, who is the winningest coach in program history. They followed up that historic 2019 season by going 4-3 before the season was cancelled in 2020.

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