Gabriel Nava started at Holy Cross in August of 1976. He was a stocky kid, not very tall, who carried himself with a presence of a kid who far exceeded his stature. As freshman, most followed a path all too familiar; a path chock full of insecurity and a colossal lack of confidence. But not Gabe. This kid seemed to know the direction he was headed and he didn’t let the expected insecurities of goofy freshmen . . .