College of the Holy Cross

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Year Founded:
1843
Religious Affiliation:
Catholic
College Type:
Private , Urban
Enrollment:
2827 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$49,980
Tuition Out of State:
$49,980
Division:
NCAA I-AA
Conference:
Atlantic Hockey Association (Division I, men's only), Patriot League (Division I, Football I-AA), Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges
Thanks for visiting the College of the Holy Cross Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll have access to information regarding the school and information on their Football program like who to contact about recruiting, names of ... Read More

Thanks for visiting the College of the Holy Cross Football scholarship and program information page. Here you'll have access to information regarding the school and information on their Football program like who to contact about recruiting, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are presented and how to start the recruiting process.
College of the Holy Cross Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Personnel
If you are hoping to get recruited it is critical to know who to talk to - and NCSA has got the information you'll need. The Defensive Coordinator of the College of the Holy Cross Football program is Scott James. Other essential staff include:


  • Running Backs Israel Abraham

  • Special Teams Coordinator / Tight Ends Drew Canan

  • Head Coach Bob Chesney

  • Cornerbacks Casey DeAndrade

  • Wide Receivers Todd Gilcrist

  • Volunteer Special Teams Quality Control Ashton Grant

  • Administrative Assistant Lu-Ann Hennessy

  • Volunteer Recruiting Quality Control / Analytics Josh Maurer

  • Volunteer Defensive Quality Control Kevin McLaughlin

  • Volunteer Defensive Quality Control Mike Murphy

  • Defensive Line Mike Pucko

  • Offensive Coordinator Justin Roper

  • Offensive Line Chris Smith

  • Safeties Michael Toerper

  • Linebackers Brian Vaganek

  • Director of Operations Mike Vulcano



If you're considering being a part of the College of the Holy Cross Football program these are the individuals you must contact. You can choose to get in touch with them through email using the link above or call the college to get more information about the college and Football program before determining if it's the right fit for you personally.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
Atlantic Hockey Association (Division I, men's only), Patriot League (Division I, Football I-AA), Eastern Association of Rowing Colleges
Division:
NCAA I-AA
Athletic Director:
Richard M. Regan, Jr.
Football Coaching Staff
  • Israel Abraham Running Backs
  • Drew Canan Special Teams Coordinator / Tight Ends
  • Bob Chesney Head Coach
  • Casey DeAndrade Cornerbacks
  • Todd Gilcrist Wide Receivers
  • Ashton Grant Volunteer Special Teams Quality Control
  • Lu-Ann Hennessy Administrative Assistant
  • Scott James Defensive Coordinator
  • Josh Maurer Volunteer Recruiting Quality Control / Analytics
  • Kevin McLaughlin Volunteer Defensive Quality Control
  • Mike Murphy Volunteer Defensive Quality Control
  • Mike Pucko Defensive Line
  • Justin Roper Offensive Coordinator
  • Chris Smith Offensive Line
  • Michael Toerper Safeties
  • Brian Vaganek Linebackers
  • Mike Vulcano Director of Operations
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Diving
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Ice Hockey
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Men's Rowing
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Swimming
  • Men's Tennis
  • Men's Track
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Diving
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Ice Hockey
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Women's Rowing
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Swimming
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
Club Sports
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
(800) 442-2421
Admissions Phone:
(508) 793-2011
Admissions Email:
admissions@holycross.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Somewhat Selective
Religious Requirements:
Yes
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
Yes
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
January 15
Application Priority Date:
February 1
Notification Date:
April 1
Rolling Admissions:
No
Early Action:
No
Early Action Closing Date:
 
Early Decision:
Yes
Early Decision Deadline:
December 15
Common Application:
Yes
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
0.0
Average ACT Composite:
28
Average ACT English:
0
Average ACT Math:
0
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
26%
ACT 75th Percentile:
30%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
1923
Average SAT 1 Math:
647
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
634
SAT 25th Percentile:
1210%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1370%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Economics, English, Psychology
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  • 3-2 program in Engineering with Columbia U and Dartmouth Coll.
    Majors Offered:
  • Biology,
  • Chemistry,
  • Classics and Classical Linguistics,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • East Asian Linguistics,
  • Economics,
  • English Literature,
  • Germanic Linguistics,
  • History,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • Mathematics,
  • Music,
  • Philosophy,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Religious Studies,
  • Romance Linguistics,
  • Slavic, Baltic, and Albanian Linguistics,
  • Sociology,
  • Visual and Performing Arts,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Worcester, MA
Population:
175000
Major City Closest To School:
Boston, MA
Distance Of Major City:
45 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Boston, MA
Distance To International Airport:
53 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Providence, RI
Distance To Other Airport:
58 Miles
Location Description:

174-acre, suburban campus in Worcester (population: 175,000), 45 miles west of Boston. Served by air, bus, and train; airports in Boston, MA and Providence, RI serve the campus. School operates transportation to consortium schools and Worcester Art Museum. Public transportation serves campus.

Demographics
Male:
48.99%
Female:
51.01%
African American:
4.35%
Asian American:
5.02%
Caucasian:
69.92%
Hispanic:
10.09%
International:
2.64%
Other:
4.67%
Student Faculty Ratio:
10:1
Out State Freshmen:
66%
Campus Size:
174 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
99%
Students Live On Campus:
88%
Students Live Off Campus:
12%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
90%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Single-student apartments, Special housing for disabled students, Other
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
N
Number Of Fraternities:
0
Number Of Sororities:
0
Join Fraternities:
 
Join Sororities:
 
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
No
Navy ROTC:
Yes
Army ROTC:
No
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
 
Financial Aid Phone:
(508) 793-2266
Financial Aid Email:
financialaid@holycross.edu
Aid Notification Date:
April 1
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA, CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, Business/Farm Supplement, Other
Tuition Instate:
$49,980
Tuition Out of State:
$49,980
Room & Board:
$7,390
Average Debt On Graduation:
$23,785
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$28,320
FTU : $34,485
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :27
FTU : 59
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$21,207
FTU : $24,997
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$5,262
FTU : $5,320
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$6,938
FTU : $6,490
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$26,977
FTU : $27,089
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$30,760
FTU : $29,293
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :100%
FTU : 100%

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