Crusader Athletics Fund

Fueling Our Transformative Student-Athlete Experience

Excellence—Success—This is the Crusader tradition. 

For over 175 years, Holy Cross has set the standard. Our student-athletes are triumphant on the field and in the classroom. We collect championships as we crush graduation rates. 

And since 2007, the Crusader Athletics Fund has propelled success, enabling our student-athletes to give their all and achieve more. 

Supporting essential costs, the Crusader Athletics Fund provides: 

  • Performance-based technology 
  • Nutrition enrichment  
  • Coach salaries 
  • Facility maintenance and improvements 
  • Uniforms and equipment 
  • Professional development 
  • Recruiting 
  • Strength and conditioning 
  • Student-athlete development 
  • Team building activities 
  • Team travel 
  • Other annual operating expenses

The student-athlete experience at Holy Cross is one of growth, evolution and achievement. It is part of the College’s long tradition of developing the entire individual. Your support provides the direct resources that impact our student-athletes on a daily basis, helping them achieve more. 

As we enter a new era in the history of our College, we acknowledge that we have come to play – and to win.

We have the determination. We have the desire. We have the discipline. What we need now is you.

You are a crucial part of our pursuit of excellence and victory.

Your support helps student-athletes, athletic teams and the entire Crusader community thrive, grow and succeed.


For more information on the Crusader Athletics Fund

Please contact Cara Hanrahan Abraham, director of the Crusader Athletics Fund, at 508-793-2632 or