Holy Cross senior co-captain Amy Lepley (Norfolk, Mass.) tallied a game-high 19 points and also hauled in eight rebounds to help the No. 4 Crusaders defeat No. 8 Colgate, 59-38, in the semifinal round of the Patriot League Tournament at the Hart Center on Monday evening. With the win, Holy Cross improves to 18-13 on the year, while the Raiders conclude their season at 10-21.
Holy Cross will now travel to second-seeded Navy to play in the Patriot League Women’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 16 at 6 p.m. The contest will be a rematch of the 2012 title game in which Navy defeated the Crusaders, 57-48. The game will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network.