Golf season in review
Following a successful fall season the Holy Cross men's
golf team opened its spring schedule in Washington, D.C.,
at the George Washington Invitational. The Crusaders finished
11th with a score of 660. The team was led by Stephen
J. Finocchi '02 (North Attleboro, Mass.) and Chad
M. Rusek '02 (Adams, Mass.). Both Finocchi and Rusek
were the top scorers for Holy Cross finishing the weekend
tied for 29th and 35th respectively. Holy Cross then traveled
to New Haven, Conn. to participate in the annual Yale Spring
Tournament. Finocchi again led the team to help the Crusaders
place 15th out of 24 teams. Holy Cross finished sixth at
the Massachusetts State Intercollegiate and 14th at the New
England Division I Championships. They then finished seventh
with a score of 938 at the 2002 Patriot League Tournament.
Rusek led the team in his final tournament with rounds of
77, 73 and 76.
Holy Cross women opened its 2002 spring season at Blackstone
National Golf Course vs. Bryant College. Claudia A. '02
Rothschild (Garden City, N.Y.) led the team with a score
of 89 to help the Crusaders defeat Bryant College, 388-372.
The Crusaders then captured their second straight victory
with a 410-392 victory over Williams College. Holy Cross
also participated in the Massachusetts State Intercollegiate
Championship finishing seventh and the New England Intercollegiate
Championship finishing 13th. Rothschild was the team leader
in three of the four matches, while Jennifer B. Driscoll
'03 (Salem, Mass.) led the team at New England Intercollegiate.