GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Let’s hit the links!
WHAT YOU MISSED
A ton of schedules were released (Bucknell also released their schedule last night, we’ll dive into that schedule later this morning). Villanova hopes to continue last year’s good season.
Detroit Mercy is looking for a rebound year.
Big things are ahead for Penn and Jacksonville.
“Lacrosse is booming right now.” No duh.
LACROSSE THE NATION
Speaking of Jacksonville, they’re scrimmaging UTampa this afternoon at 2 pm.
Tomorrow is gameday. We host the UTampa Spartans at The Bolles School. Free clinic 11-1 and game at 2 #fearthefin pic.twitter.com/4DsN6tYjEK— JU Men's Lacrosse (@JU_MLAX) November 5, 2016
Don’t show off when lifting.
One group of Holy Cross kids know how to row a boat well!
Brian Logue of US Lacrosse Magazine writes how the US U19 team, led by
La Salle’s own Bill Leahy and Syracuse goaltender Willie Klan Nick Myers, won with people.
It started with Skip Lichtfuss, the head coach at Hanover College, who is the US Lacrosse Men's National Team Subcommittee Chair. The National Lacrosse Hall of Famer has a long history in the sport, having played and coached for Team USA, but Myers path had never crossed with him before this journey.
"He was a part of my interview and was one of the first people I met," said Myers. "Skip is someone I will cherish moving forward for the way he allowed me to share the vision for this particular team, and then for the way he supported this particular coaching staff throughout the process."
There were many more. He got to coach with his brother, Pat, and childhood friend Peter Toner, both current Division I assistants at Penn and Penn State, respectively. The staff included John Jez, who has won a pair of national championships at LIU Post., and high school coaches Chuck Ruebling (Delbarton, N.J.) and Bill Leahy [MY HIGH SCHOOL COACH] (La Salle, Pa.), who combined have won more than 900 games in their careers.
"This was the first staff with college coaches, but this really was a blended presence," said Myers, who will be a presenter at the US Lacrosse Convention in Baltimore from Jan. 20-22, 2017.
Here’s the lax clip that you’ll see on Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons.
LSN EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: #lacrosse on @TheSimpsons! Episode airs this Sunday 11/6 at 8pm ET. Clip courtesy of @FOXTV #GrowTheGame pic.twitter.com/908d5CKB2n— Lax Sports Network (@LaxSportsNet) November 4, 2016
The Inside Lacrosse staff gave some of their takeaways from Fall Ball.
Women’s news: George Washington’s women’s squad once again participated in the annual Colonial Harvest, which collects toiletries and baskets for families in need this holiday season.
No hope in sight? SEPTA’s request for an injunction was declined, but a hearing will continue on Monday regarding Election Day.
It’s official: Uber and Lyft are officially legal in the entire state of Pennsylvania!
Biggest news of the week: DAVE CHAPPELLE IS RETURNING TO SKETCH COMEDY NEXT WEEK AS HE HOSTS SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE! WITH A TRIBE CALLED QUEST!
Cleveland State had a LIT concert last night to support Hillary Clinton. Vikings players LOVED IT!
Jay-Z, Chance the Rapper, J. Cole, Big Sean, and Beyoncé just performed outside of our locker room.— Gage (@gage_johnsonnn) November 5, 2016
Came to this city at the perfect time— giddy (@The_heebeeGBeez) November 5, 2016
VIDEO OF THE DAY
Going back to the U19 team, some members of the team wore GoPros on their helmets and it’s pretty cool.
Finally, hi there Willie!
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