Senior Josh Cintas, of San Diego, Calif., recorded two goals and sophomore goal keeper Kevin Wright, of McKinney, Texas, recorded, a career high, nine saves as No. 3 seeded Holy Cross men’s soccer team defeated No. 6 seeded Colgate, 3-0, at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium on Tuesday night in Patriot League quarterfinal action.
With the win, the Crusaders advance their record to 9-8-1 overall, while the Raiders finish their season at 4-14-2. The Crusaders advance to the Patriot League semifinals in Annapolis, Md. on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. against No. 2 seeded Army. Holy Cross defeated Army 2-1 on Oct. 30 earlier this season. No. 1 seeded Navy will take on No. 4 seeded Bucknell in the other semifinal at 4 p.m.
This is the Crusaders’ first semifinal appearance since 2008 and they look to win their first Patriot League title since 2002. Their nine wins on the year also marks their most since the 2008 season.