GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for January 19, 2017.
College Crosse News.
Missing Points Tracker: Below’s a table of some of the early season losses (due to injury or otherwise) in 2017. We’ll update the table if further news comes out in the few weeks.
Missing Points Tracker.
|Mike Rastivo||St. Joe's||22||35||57|
|Shane Simpson||North Carolina||8||14||22|
Last season, Penn State’s quest for an NCAA Tournament bid ended in Baltimore at the hands of Maryland in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal. Looking to build off last season, the Nittany Lions will get 2017 underway in Happy Valle, against Navy in an exhibition game on Saturday. Coach Jeff Tambroni met with the media on Tuesday and discussed some of the changes that Lions fans can expect heading into the season.
A pair of local lacrosse legends will be recognized when the Chesapeake Chapter of US Lacrosse revives its Hall of Fame following a lengthy hiatus. Dave Cottle and Jim Moorhead, longtime residents of Annapolis and Edgewater, respectively, will be inducted into the Chesapeake Chapter Hall of Fame on Thursday, Jan. 26 at Harbor Hills Yacht Club.
The determination of a 14-year-old passionate about lacrosse, spurred on by the power of social media, could net Monsignor Percy Johnson Catholic Secondary School its first-ever coed lacrosse team.
Kaitlyn Cooke’s lifelong lacrosse-playing dad, Chris, recently wrote a Facebook post seeking used lacrosse equipment to outfit a school team. Chris plays goalie on four lacrosse teams, including Six Nations in Caledonia, Ont.
Within days, cash donations poured in, then floor time donated by The Barn Elite Performance Centre in Oshawa, Ont.
The Kaitlyn Cup lacrosse tournament fundraiser was born.
“The response from the lacrosse community has been overwhelming,” said Kaitlyn’s mom, Teresa. “My husband and I can’t believe the support. It’s the power of Facebook — post, like, share. Ba da boom, ba da bing."
Inside Lacrosse put together a wonderful “President of Lacrosse” video with many of the biggest coaches in the game.
Coast Guard Academy men's lacrosse coach Ray LaForte talks to his team about grit on a daily basis. LaForte refers to both the straight-up definition of grit: courage and resolve, strength of character. He also refers to GRIT as an acronym standing for greatness, respect, intensity and team.
And then Wednesday afternoon, 13-year-old Joe Kolashuk of Oakdale walked into the Otto Graham Hall of Excellence on the Coast Guard campus, embodying the whole spirit of LaForte's message.
Kolashuk, involved in a bicycle accident last March 5 that left him in a coma, hospitalized for 98 days at the Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford, signed a "contract" Wednesday which made him a part of the Coast Guard men's lacrosse team for the next three years.
What’s Up, Philly?
The Sixers beat the Raptors yesterday!!! This is their first win over Toronto since January 18, 2013. (Ed. Note: Embiid had another big game.)
Big day tomorrow!! Here is a great video of the Citadel's Regimental Band and Pipes preparing for the inauguration on Friday.
Your GIF for January 19, 2017: Nice double play!
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