What’s going on College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for March 20, 2017.
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I love this time lapse video of Hobart Lacrosse’s game this weekend.
We’re just over halfway through the 2017 season and one thing is clear to me: any undefeated team deserves a spot in the top 20. Now you may disagree with where I have teams slotted, but they’re all there. Although the transitive property doesn’t always hold and can break down if you take it out past two or three places, there’s still a place for head-to-head matchups.
Jim Brown's teenage son is following in his father's footsteps ... as a killer lacrosse player -- and TMZ Sports has the video! FYI, Jim has been hailed as one of the GREATEST lacrosse players of all time (in addition to that whole NFL Hall of Fame thing) ... and it's clear his son, Aris, has his father's gifts.
The Terriers (7-1, 2-1 Patriot League) entered the contest in the midst of their most successful season start in program history, while the Bison (3-4, 1-3 Patriot League) searched for their first Patriot League win of the season.
“[Bucknell] just played a wonderful game and played as if their season was on the line, which it was,” said BU head coach Ryan Polley. “They were 0-3 and needed a conference game and I thought they played great so I give them all the credit.”
Two years ago, the Rutgers men's lacrosse team finished 5-10. Half of those losses were to ranked opponents. "I am proud of how this group competed and fought ... against top-10 and top-20 programs,'' Rutgers coach Brian Brecht said at the end of the season. Monday, his Rutgers men's lacrosse team ranks No. 1 in the country. Thanks to its best start in six decades, Rutgers stands atop the Inside Lacrosse Media poll. The Scarlet Knights' 8-0 record is the best to open a season since 1955.
Army released this nice clip of one of Nate Jones’ goals versus NJIT.
What a weekend for college lacrosse on ESPNU — a one-goal game Friday as a top five team remained undefeated, a surprising upset of a former No. 1 in OT on Saturday and another OT affair in an ACC matchup in Charlottesville. It was all capped by a shocking result on Sunday.
Three games can be seen this week on ESPNU starting Friday with Yale vs. Princeton. Watch a Saturday doubleheader featuring Maryland vs. North Carolina and Duke vs. Syracuse.
What’s Up, Philly?
Norway displaced Denmark as the world's happiest country in a new report released on Monday that called on nations to build social trust and equality to improve the wellbeing of their citizens.
The Nordic nations are the most content, according to the World Happiness Report 2017 produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative launched by the United Nations in 2012.
Your GIF for March 20, 2017: March Madness infiltrates the classroom.
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