Schwartz, White Propel Harvard Past Holy Cross

McKenna made it a one-goal contest with 11:31 left in the third quarter with his second straight goal and the team's fifth consecutive goal. But, the Crimson answered with two straight goals to move out to an 11-8 advantage.

After a goal by Gillespie, Harvard netted three goals to increase the lead to 14-9 with 4:39 remaining in the third quarter. Gillespie then scored his third goal of the contest for his first career hat-trick. After a goal by Devin Dwyer made it a 15-10 game, Haarmann netted two straight to cut the lead to 15-12 with 6:04 left in the fourth quarter. But, a goal by Daniel Eipp gave the Crimson the 16-12 win.

Junior Kenny O'Connor (Latham, N.Y.) made two saves and allowed eight goals as he played 19:11, while freshman Michael Ortlieb (Newport Beach, Calif.) made his collegiate debut as he played 40:49, and posted nine saves and allowed eight goals. Harry Krieger made 11 saves for the Crimson. Holy Cross outshot Harvard, 39-32, while the Crimson posted 29 ground balls and the Crusaders tallied 21. The Crimson won 21 of 33 face-offs.

The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, March 2, when they travel to Fairfield, Conn., to take on Sacred Heart at 3:00 p.m.

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