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College Crosse Prospectus: Top Girls’ Senior Chooses Northwestern

All the lax news and then some for December 28, 2016.

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! To the links we go!

WHAT YOU MISSED

Georgetown released their schedule, and let’s hope they can rebound from a dreadful 2016.

Drone Lacrosse is kind of sick.

LACROSSE THE NATION

Providence got some new branding at Anderson Stadium for the upcoming season.

Ohio State’s counting down their top goals from last season.

Jacksonville’s newest fan is a mouse.

One of the Future Four writers from Championship Weekend, Taber Lucchese, made her IL Women debut about Brennan Dwyer’s commitment to Northwestern as a senior!

It’s almost as if she and Northwestern were meant to be – Brennan started playing on Northwestern’s Wildcat Elite club team as a seventh grader, where she became acquired with the players, coaches, and facilities.

“The way that coaching staff recruited her was exceptional,” John [Dwyer] said. “It wasn’t overbearing, it wasn’t neglectful. It was the perfect mix of knowing her well, knowing what her strengths were, where they saw her fitting in with the program.

“They made her feel very wanted there and were very honest every step of the way. She knew from day one that the level of interest was there, and it never wavered.”

But long before the Wildcats came into Brennan’s life, lacrosse was always there – a constant inseparable from existence.

US Lax Magazine announced their Best of Lacrosse 2016 winners, with the fans and staff picks being different except for best men’s player and best game.

BEST MEN'S BREAKTHROUGH

Finalists
Ben Reeves, Yale
Kevin Rice, Atlanta Blaze
Scott Rodgers, Ohio Machine
Sergio Salcido, Syracuse
Pat Spencer, Loyola

Fans' Pick
Ben Reeves – 1,334 votes – 40% (should’ve been Salcido tbh)

Reeves broke onto the scene with 45 goals as a sophomore on a Yale team that ascended to No. 1 in the national rankings.

USLM's Pick
Scott Rodgers

After kicking around as an MLL backup and in timeshares, the former NCAA tournament MOP out of Notre Dame seized a full-time role and made 31 saves in two playoff games. Rodgers led the Machine to the MLL championship and is now an established player in the league after being named the Most Valuable Player at the MLL All-Star Game.

Interesting note: The winners from the fans’ picks all were from the college game. No pro or national team picks. Does this say anything about the fans’ view of lacrosse outside of college/high school?

Southern New Hampshire’s new multi-sport stadium is opening in the fall of 2017.

PHILLY JAWNS

There was another disturbance at the Philadelphia Mills mall last night.

There were plenty of winners this year in Philly!

WORLD NEWS

Carrie Fisher, who garnered fame as Princess Leia in the Star Wars trilogy, has died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac event on a flight to Los Angeles last week.

China wants to be on Mars by 2020.

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Check out an update on Apple’s new campus.

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