Julia Muzzatti '18 Selected for 2018 Roundball Classic

Julia Muzzatti '18 has been selected to be a participant in the 2018 Buffalo Wild Wings Roundball Classic All-Star Showcase. The Roundball Classic is the largest high school basketball all-star showcase on the East Coast. The mission of the event is to give youth a platform to perform in front of numerous college scouts and give committed players a chance to showcase their skills for a charitable cause – the Avery Snyder Memorial Fund. Over 650 high school players were nominated to participate this year.

As an all-star player, Julia will participate in the Saturday, March 31 game at the Hub Arena on the campus of North Hagerstown High School.

Three Holy Cross Teams Participating in LLS Student of the Year Campaign

Girls from The Academy of the Holy Cross have participated in the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Student of the Year Campaign since the program began in 2014. The Students of the Year program is a seven-week campaign in which teams of high school students participate in a fundraising competition to benefit LLS. The candidates/teams who raise the most money at the end of the competition on Saturday, March 3, are named Student(s) of the Year. Funds raised from Students of the Year help find cures and ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients.

This year there are three teams from Holy Cross who are already into their campaign fundraising. During a special assembly on Thursday, February 8, the teams introduced themselves and shared a few of their upcoming fundraising plans. Alli Kelly and Andrea O'Brien from the National Capital Area LLS commended Holy Cross for its commitment to the program and congratulated this year's teams for their efforts.

The combined total that Holy Cross teams have raised during the four years participating in the LLS Student of the Year campaign is $156,668.

As the campaign continues for the next several weeks, the teams will be hosting fundraising events. A Tag Day on Friday, February 16 will support the campaign efforts.

See details about each team:

Team MLJ Paving the Way (Martha Philipos '19, Julie Joseph '19, London Hall '19)

Team The Red Elephants (Ann Myers '19, Jenna Rizik '19, Madelijn Ewers '19):

Team Live Life Stronger (Grace O'Connor '19, Ella Torp '19):

Swim Record from 1979 Broken

Kathleen Cosgrove '21 breaks 100-yard Butterfly record set by All-American Patty Marks '80.

The Holy Cross Swim and Dive team participated in the WMPSSDL Championships at the Fairland Aquatic Center in Laurel, MD on Saturday, February 3. During the preliminaries, Kathleen Cosgrove '21 broke a Holy Cross record in the 100-yard Butterfly set in 1979 with her record time 57.17. The previous record, 58.25, was held by Patty Marks Briscoe '80, who was an All-American swimmer and is a member of the Holy Cross Athletic Hall of Fame.

The Swim and Dive team took Third Place in the championships, which included WCAC, ISL and other area independent private schools.

Go Tartans!

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