WORCESTER, Mass. – On Saturday, April 11, the Holy Cross men’s lacrosse program supprted the Wounded Warrior Project at its game versus Colgate. The event raised over $9,000 with $8,680 from online donations and over $350 from collections at the game.
The Wounded Warrior Project raises awareness and enlists the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members. Before the game, the Crusaders hosted a free pre-game youth clinic with Trilogy Lacrosse, which was open to all athletes from eighth grade and under. Over 140 athletes attended the clinic. Following the clinic, the Crusaders hosted their game against Patriot League rival Colgate. The national anthem was sung by junior Lisa Petricca and the Worcester (CL 144) Division of the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps presented the colors to get the game started. Following the game, the Crusaders had an autograph session. Also Medfield High School played Foothill High School, while Xaverian Brothers High School played Pinkerton Academy at Holy Cross Field.