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College Crosse Prospectus - December 14, 2016: 2017 Schedule for BU, Maryland, & Delaware, RIP Alan Thicke.

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for December 14, 2016.

College Crosse News.

The Kid Chris put up a post on BU’s 2017 schedule yesterday. Our favorite BU Hitter, Marisa Ingemi, is very excited. So excited in fact that she did a write-up on the Terriers for WTBU, which you can find here.

Chris did a nice piece on Delaware’s schedule as well.

Don’t forget to read Chris’ post on Maryland’s schedule too!! (Ed. Note: By the way, don’t remind Maryland fans that the Terps haven’t won a title since 1975.)

Make sure to read Edward Lee's "By the numbers" piece on the Terps.

I love this High Point Lacrosse video.

Really interesting story about former Univ. of Albany star, Alie Jimerson (she’s now attending Syracuse and will play for for the Orange next season), and her decision to leave the Haudenosaunee women’s national team to play for Team Canada.

Only weeks away from the start of the college lacrosse season, Jimerson, one of University of Albany’s best players, is preparing to transfer to her old school’s rival and powerhouse, Syracuse University. Since withdrawing from Albany last spring, the 20-year old has spent the past months training and taking classes at home.

But it’s not necessarily the decision to transfer that’s been troubling Jimerson, who has duel citizenship with Canada and Haudenosaunee Confederacy. In 2016 she decided to forego playing for the Haudenosaunee women’s national team to play for world rival, Team Canada.

“This decision was not easy for me because once I transfer over to another country, its binding, meaning I can never go back and play with Haudenosaunee again, even if I do get cut, which is upsetting,” Jimerson told Excelle Sports. “I made this decision because I love lacrosse and I just want to be able to play at one of the highest levels possible and have a chance at a gold medal.”

Bill Belichick probably hired former Pats assistant Ned Burke b/c Burke played lacrosse at Cornell Lacrosse.

Burke had originally connected with Belichick in the late 90s at the Belmont Stakes, of all places. Eric Mangini was the link; Burke's childhood best friend went to college with Mangini, who was at the horserace with Belichick. The two groups convened, and Belichick sat next to Burke. Belichick soon learned that Burke had been a two-sport athlete at Cornell: a running back on the football team, and a four-year starter at midfield for lacrosse. The latter was of the utmost interest to Belichick.

"He just started grilling me about lacrosse," Burke said, "and what I thought about the game and where it was going. We talked for quite a while about lacrosse, not even about football."

They left Belmont Park with an agreement: If Burke ever wanted to venture into coaching, he should contact Belichick.

Meet Kyle Maxey of Mount St. Mary’s.

Nice video about the Iwakura high school lacrosse team's trip to Florida this past summer.

What’s Up, Philly?

Former University of Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins is the new head coach at Temple.

World/National News.

Rogue One reviews are in and the critics are divided.

The first reviews for the new Star Wars film have left critics divided.

While Rogue One (out Friday) has an aggregate score of 82 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, many prominent critics – including reviewers for the New Yorker, New York Times, and TIME – have found fault with director Gareth Edwards’ film, calling it among other things “lobotomized” and a “force of habit.”

But despite those negative takes, most critics are praising Rogue One, which rewinds the Star Wars story to before the events of the original 1977 film, focusing on a squadron of rebels who steal the plans to the Death Star.

BELOVED actor Alan Thicke passed away yesterday.

Your GIF for December 14, 2016: This is what you get when you nudge your pup at the beach.

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