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College Crosse Prospectus - May 29, 2017: Ohio State vs. Maryland Links; Limestone Wins Division II Title; Salisbury Repeats As Division III Champ.

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! It’s Memorial Day!!! After nearly 6 months of jokes, Tweets, posts, videos, podcasts, & pics, we finally made it to the big show. Thanks so very much for making us a part of your Memorial Day Monday and shout out to all the brave soldiers, sailors, marines, pilots, and civilians, here in the States and around the world for keeping us safe and protecting our freedoms.

Your links for May 29, 2017 are below, but before we get begin ..... let’s do this properly, HIT IT, WHITNEY!!!

Game Day Links.

One game for all the marbles today!! As usual, clicking on the team cell will take you to that team’s homepage. Clicking on the Live Stats cell will take you to the Live Stats for the title game. The championship game starts at 1:00 and will be on ESPN 2 today. Let’s go to the Big Board!

Title Game Monday Big Board For May 29, 2019.

Time Home Team Away Team TV/Stream Live Stats
Time Home Team Away Team TV/Stream Live Stats
1:00 Maryland Ohio State ESPN 2 Live Stats

Skittles Scale!
(Ed. Note: For entertainment and informational purposes only!! #WeDoNotEndorseGambling!!)

The Terps & Buckeyes had their pregame press conferences on Sunday and we were there to capture them both. First up is Ohio State’s press conference with The Kid Chris in attendance.

Start your day with a press conference: First up is Ohio State University Men's Lacrosse head coach Nick Myers.

Posted by College Crosse on Sunday, May 28, 2017

And here is Maryland’s press conference.

Start your day off with a press conference. Next up is Maryland Men's Lacrosse and head coach John Tillman.

Posted by College Crosse on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Our man Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun wrote a great preview post for today’s game between Ohio State & Maryland, the third match-up this year between the two squads.

The NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse tournament final has all the makings of a grudge match pitting top-seeded Maryland and No. 3 seed Ohio State, a pair of Big Ten teams that split two earlier meetings, with the Terps capturing the conference’s tournament championship on the Buckeyes’ home turf in Columbus just three weeks ago.
But on the eve of Monday’s title game at 1 p.m. here at Gillette Stadium, players and coaches from both sides took great pains to express their mutual admiration for each other. “They’ve had a great year,” Maryland senior defenseman Tim Muller said. “They’re obviously here for a reason. So we have a ton of respect for them, a ton. So we’re just going to look at it the same as every other game. We can’t really look at them with dislike or anything.” Said Ohio State senior attackman Eric Fannell: “I’m excited to play Maryland again, and the whole team is excited for Maryland again. They’re a very good team. We have a lot of respect for them, and every time we play them, we play to the best of our ability. It’s a Big Ten matchup again, grudge match. We couldn’t be more thrilled to play Maryland again, especially on the biggest stage in NCAA lacrosse.”

College Crosse News.

Limestone beat Merrimack in the Division 2 championship game on Sunday.

We have the postgame press conferences from the Limestone vs. Merrimack game. First up is Merrimack’s press conference and after that is Limestone’s.

Posted by College Crosse on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Limestone press conference

Posted by College Crosse on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Salisbury repeats as D3 champions by beating RIT 15-7.

Here’s the RIT postgame press conference.

RIT's press conference after their 15-7 loss to Salisbury in the Division III National Championship game.

Posted by College Crosse on Sunday, May 28, 2017

And here’s the Salisbury postgame press conference.

Salisbury's press conference after their 15-7 win over RIT in the Division III National Championship game.

Posted by College Crosse on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Chris jotted down some of his thoughts from Day 2 and Day 3. You can find Chris’ video review of yesterday’s action, including the MLL Draft below. (Ed. Note: NICE HAIRCUT, CHRIS!!!)

The Kid Chris Jastrzembski recaps all of Day 3!

Posted by College Crosse on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Our man Joe Keegan did a great post about the two semifinal games on Saturday.

Shout out to the Maryland Terps for winning the D1 women’s national championship yesterday over Boston College.

After the Maryland women’s lacrosse team had sealed a 16-13 victory over Boston College in the national championship game Sunday afternoon, clinching its third title in four seasons and 14th national crown overall, Zoe Stukenberg realized there was nothing left to conquer. As the celebration began, she turned to her coaches and teammates for reaffirmation on a 23-0 season.
“Wait, we didn’t lose. Did we just go undefeated this year?” Stukenberg said within earshot of Maryland Coach Cathy Reese, who dried her eyes as she recounted the moment afterward at Gillette Stadium.
Stukenberg wasn’t really oblivious to Maryland’s unblemished run this year, and the senior captain and her teammates played like they embraced the stakes as heavy favorites against the Eagles on Sunday. Boston College (17-7) had unloaded everything it had on the top-seeded Terrapins, who nearly blew a five-goal lead in the second half before stabilizing with a crucial 5-1 run late.

What’s Up, Philly?

Lots of articles out now about Philly’s District Attorney, Seth Williams. His corruption trial starts up in June: Claiming 'Taco Bell' tastes, Philly DA Williams drew questions early on with elaborate campaign spending.

Even before Seth Williams became district attorney, his advisers worried that his frequent use of campaign funds for what appeared to be personal expenses might one day land him in trouble. Questionable spending on haircuts and hotel stays and sloppy accounting in the use of his mother’s American Express card prompted his then-finance director Aubrey Montgomery to confiscate Williams’ campaign debit card in 2008. Nearly a year later, she urged other staffers to keep a close watch on his political committee’s coffers. “The candidate should have very limited access to campaign funds,” she wrote in a June 2009 memo. “Disbursements to the candidate should … be vetted before submission.” Now, prosecutors are seeking to use that memo, Montgomery’s testimony, and other exhibits from Williams’ past against him at his trial next month on federal bribery and campaign finance fraud charges.

World/National News.

WOW. Baywatch was a flop (I legit thought it would do well this weekend) while Pirates of the Caribbean sequel got $77 million.

Your GIF for May 29, 2017.

That’s actually quite impressive.

That’s it for today!! I’ll see you out there!! Make sure you follow us on social media!

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