The Holy Cross Crusaders (0-0) visit the Merrimack Warriors (0-0) at Fitton Field on Saturday, September 2, 2023. Holy Cross fired on all cylinders last season, as it ranked 14th-best in total offense (448.8 yards per game) and 23rd-best in total defense (331.5 yards allowed per game). Merrimack was a bottom-25 offense last season, ranking 19th-worst with 306.3 yards per game.
On defense, it ranked 34th in the FCS (338.7 yards allowed per game). For more specifics of this game, including where and how to watch on ESPN+, keep reading. Watch college football all season long on Fubo and ESPN+! Holy Cross vs. Merrimack Game Info Date: Saturday, September 2, 2023 Saturday, September 2, 2023 Time: 2:00 PM ET 2:00 PM ET Channel: ESPN+ ESPN+ Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+ Watch this game on ESPN+ City: Worcester, Massachusetts Worcester, Massachusetts Venue: Fitton Field Check out all the college football action on Fubo and ESPN+ this season! Holy Cross vs.
Merrimack Key Statistics (2022) Holy Cross Merrimack 448.8 (7th) Off. Yards Avg. (Rank) 306.3 (105th) 331.5 (65th) Def. Yards Avg. (Rank) 338.7 (31st) 245 (6th) Rush Yards Avg. (Rank) 155.5 (60th) 203.8 (75th) Pass Yards Avg. (Rank) 150.7 (116th) 2 (59th) Turnovers (Rank) 0 (1st) 5 (9th) Takeaways (Rank) 0 (79th) Holy Cross Stats Leaders (2022) Last year Matthew Sluka had 2,491 passing yards (191.6 per game), a 57.5% completion percentage (153-for-266), 26 touchdowns, and only four interceptions.
He also added 1,234 rushing yards on 203 carries with 11 rushing TDs (averaging 94.9 yards per game). Peter Oliver collected 1,017 rushing yards on 173 carries and eight touchdowns last season. In the previous season, Jalen Coker grabbed 50 passes (on 43 targets) for 914 yards (70.3 per game). He also found the end zone 11 times. Ayir Asante produced last year, grabbing 21 passes for 458 yards and five touchdowns.
He averaged 35.2 receiving yards per game. Justin Shorter reeled in 32 passes for 431 yards and four touchdowns, putting up 33.2 yards per game last season. Merrimack Stats Leaders (2022) Gavin McCusker completed 47.5% of his passes to throw for 1,013 yards and 10 touchdowns last season. Victor Dawson racked up 10 rushing touchdowns on 68.8 yards per game last season. Last season Tyvon Edmonds Jr.
rushed for 579 yards. He also scored five total touchdowns. Jacari Carter averaged 35 yards on 2.8 receptions per game and compiled five receiving touchdowns in 2022. Hayden Fisher hauled in four touchdowns and had 332 receiving yards (30.2 ypg) in 2022. Pat Conroy worked his way to six receiving touchdowns and 222 receiving yards (20.2 ypg) last season. Rep your team with officially licensed Holy Cross or Merrimack gear! Head to Fanatics to find jerseys, shirts, and much more.