GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for March 4, 2017.
College Crosse News.
Our College Crosse Game Day post is up. Find all the links to team pages, streams, & live stats for today’s games here.
Our College Crosse Game Day live stream starts at 9:00 on our Facebook page, with The Kid Chris as the host. You don’t want to miss it.
It was a great day to be a Princeton, Detroit & Ohio State fan yesterday that’s for sure. Find all the recaps and box scores for all of Friday’s games here.
Do you need some NLL expansion HOT Tweets? John Barchard’s got what you need, fam. #BarchBomb
Updating on this:— John Barchard (@JohnBarchard) March 3, 2017
NLL has had significant talks with Jon & David Cordish of the Cordish Companies to take ownership in Baltimore https://t.co/ejpETPC5UU
In Montreal they've had similar talks with Jay Leonhard & Mike Miller who are a part of the Canadian Steamship Line— John Barchard (@JohnBarchard) March 3, 2017
More importantly here in Philadelphia they have gone back to Comcast Spectacor and have met with a variety of different departments— John Barchard (@JohnBarchard) March 3, 2017
I encourage you to go through the entire Twitter thread as there is more information about of other potential owners who are in discussions with the NLL about expansion. We are obviously #TeamBarchard over here, but it does appear that NLL expansion banter is really heating up! (Ed. Note: Pass the salt!!)
@JohnBarchard @CFJastrzembski @BarstoolJordie— Safe Fekadu (@Eri_Barrister) March 3, 2017
Them: Take NLL expansion rumors with a grain of salt.
John Barchard: pic.twitter.com/g29A9Cb14z
Coach Amplo credits Ohio State's win over Marquette to OSU's strong midfield.
The game was won tonight by Ohio State at midfield, says Joe Amplo following Friday's home opener. pic.twitter.com/OhkxBYbr0f— Marquette Lacrosse (@MarquetteMLax) March 4, 2017
BOSS Marr stopped by 104.5 ESPN to discuss Albany lacrosse, his 150th career win with the Danes, and more.
Here’s a nice post for all you Navy fans.
Ryan Kern is an outstanding student and could have come directly to the Naval Academy. However, the standout goalkeeper realized the Midshipmen would have a returning starter at his position in 2016 and thus elected to attend the Naval Academy Prep School for a year.
"I knew John Connors would be graduating and the job would be open," Kern said. "My mindset was to come in and challenge for the starting spot.
That plan worked to perfection as Kern gained valuable experience at NAPS then showed up in Annapolis and beat out three other candidates to replace Connors in the cage. When Kern took the field against Johns Hopkins in the season opener on Feb. 7, he became just the third freshman to start in goal in Navy men's lacrosse history.
"Here at Navy, you're always a little worried about a plebe playing right away. That concern is even greater when you are talking about a goalie," Navy head coach Rick Sowell said. "Of all the positions on the field, that one is the most difficult to have a freshman. That being said, we felt like Ryan had the mental makeup to handle it."
Our man Quint with a post on the beauty of longstick middies.
Longstick midfielders are lacrosse's most versatile athletes. They stand out because they do it all. They are charismatic playmakers carrying a tool box full of skills. What's their job? A better question might be, "What don't they do?"
What’s Up, Philly?
AND I’M BACK!! Super Bowl Baby!!: Eagles' Howie Roseman ebullient at winning coin flip for 14th pick.
First the coin flipped, then Howie Roseman did. This was after the special gold coin came to rest, the side with the Minnesota Vikings logo facing up. That meant the Eagles, owners of the Vikings' 2017 first-round draft pick, thanks to the Sam Bradford trade, were the winners of Friday's NFL Scouting Combine coin toss against the Indianapolis Colts. They will select 14th overall on April 27 in Philadelphia. The Colts will pick 15th.
Gators own Florida!: “Gator catches huge fish at Trinity golf course.”
Florida golf courses are known all over the world as some of the best. They're also getting a reputation for their wildlife - especially alligators. A Pinellas County woman now has her own "Florida golf course gator" story to tell after one walked by her carrying a huge fish in its jaws.
Your GIF for March 4, 2017: This is how I felt following the Hop vs. Princeton game on Twitter yesterday.
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