2016-2017 Holy Cross Crusaders

2016-2017 Holy Cross Crusaders Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
21 Malachi Alexander Sr F 6-7 217 - Bowie (MD) United States Eleanor Roosevelt High School
10 Pat Benzan So PG 5-11 170 - West Roxbury (MA) United States Roxbury Latin School
22 Robert Champion Sr G 6-6 203 - Charlotte (NC) United States Charlotte Catholic High School
1 Karl Charles So F 6-6 200 - Somerset (NJ) United States Rutgers Preparatory School
15 Tyrone Cohen, Jr. Fr GF 6-5 190 - Flushing (NY) United States Christ The King Regional High School
- Riley Criswell Sr F 6-8 205 - Carrollton (GA) United States Carrollton High School
3 Rory Flaherty Fr PG 6-0 160 - Saratoga Springs (NY) United States The Albany Academy
20 Jehyve Floyd So SF 6-7 212 - Parlin (NJ) United States Sayreville War Memorial High School
42 Matt Husek Sr C 6-11 240 - Stewartsville (NJ) United States Bethlehem Catholic High School
4 Thomas Kennedy Sr G 6-2 175 - East Northport (NY) United States Northport High School
12 Clayton Le Samn Fr SG 6-4 188 - Cheshire (CT) United States Cheshire Academy
40 Derek Mountain So F 6-5 215 - Bryn Athyn (PA) United States Haverford Senior High School
14 Marcellis Perkins So SG 6-4 185 - Chesapeake (VA) United States Fishburne Miltary Academy
11 Will Powers Fr PG 6-0 175 - Swarthmore (PA) United States Malvern Preparatory School
5 Patrick Rielly Sr G 6-0 175 - Pittsburgh (PA) United States North Catholic High School
33 Jack Stevens Fr C 6-10 240 - Ithaca (NY) United States Kent School
2 Anthony Thompson Sr G 5-10 150 - Potomac (MD) United States Bullis Prep High School
31 Matt Zignorski So SG 6-2 170 - Sparta (NJ) United States Pope John XXIII Regional High School

Recent Holy Cross Crusaders History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 15-17 (9-9) 5th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 15-20 (5-13) 9th (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2014-2015 14-16 (8-10) 6th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2013-2014 20-14 (12-6) 3rd (Patriot) 3rd Rnd CIT 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 12-18 (4-10) 7th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2011-2012 15-14 (9-5) 4th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 8-21 (7-7) 3rd (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2009-2010 9-22 (5-9) 7th (Patriot) 2nd Rnd N/A
2008-2009 18-14 (11-3) 2nd (Patriot) Runner Up N/A
2007-2008 15-14 (5-9) 8th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2006-2007 25-9 (13-1) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2005-2006 20-12 (11-3) 2nd (Patriot) Runner Up N/A
2004-2005 25-7 (13-1) 1st (Patriot) Runner Up NIT 3rd Rnd
2003-2004 13-15 (7-7) 5th (Patriot) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 26-5 (13-1) 1st (Patriot) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd

2016-2017 Holy Cross Crusaders Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Malachi Alexander Patriot League Third Team
Malachi Alexander Patriot League All-Defensive Team
Malachi Alexander Patriot League Player of the Week (Dec 26, 2016)

2016-2017 Holy Cross Crusaders Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Thompson K. Charles R. Champion M. Alexander M. Husek
Rotation P. Benzan   J. Floyd    
Lim PT P. Rielly M. Zignorski T. Cohen, Jr.   J. Stevens
Lim PT W. Powers C. Le Samn D. Mountain    
Lim PT T. Kennedy M. Perkins      
Lim PT R. Flaherty        

2016-2017 Holy Cross Crusaders Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Robert Champion 32 31.9 13.5 3.5 1.3 1.6 0.3 1.9
Malachi Alexander 32 34.5 13.3 5.0 1.9 1.8 0.4 1.8
Karl Charles 32 31.1 9.4 3.3 3.7 1.6 0.1 2.0
Pat Benzan 32 29.0 7.6 2.5 2.4 1.4 0.0 1.3
Matt Husek 32 18.8 6.7 2.4 0.8 0.5 0.7 0.6
Anthony Thompson 32 33.3 6.0 3.2 2.2 1.8 0.0 1.4
Jehyve Floyd 31 12.1 2.3 1.6 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.8
Clayton Le Samn 23 5.2 1.0 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.5
Matt Zignorski 26 6.8 0.9 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2
Thomas Kennedy 8 1.2 0.5 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1
Jack Stevens 9 1.0 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Patrick Rielly 8 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tyrone Cohen, Jr. 1 2.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rory Flaherty 5 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6
Will Powers 4 1.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0

2016-2017 Holy Cross Crusaders Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Bill Carmody Head Coach 2015-2016 Head Coach (Northwestern, 2000 to 2013)
Freddie Owens Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Assistant Coach (Utah Valley, 2014 to 2015)
Joe Kennedy Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Seasonal Video Coordinator (Sacramento Kings, 2014 to 2015)
Joe Scott Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Denver, 2007 to 2016)
Nathan Pine Athletic Director 2014-2015 N/A
Dave Metzendorf Director of Basketball Operations 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Cornell, 2014 to 2016)
Anthony Cerundolo Head Athletic Trainer 1998-1999 N/A