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College Crosse Prospectus - March 18, 2018: Syracuse VS. Rutgers; Albany’s Undefeated Streak Continues

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation!! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here are your links for March 18, 2018.

College Crosse Roundup

Thanks to Chris, here’s yesterday’s roundup!

College Crosse Roundup for March 17, 2018

Time Box Score Game Recap Next Game
Time Box Score Game Recap Next Game
Noon Army West Point 5, Holy Cross 3 Army West Point Recap Army West Point (5-2): @ Colgate (3/24); Holy Cross (1-6): vs. Brown (3/20)
Noon Detroit Mercy 14, Marist 10 Detroit Mercy Recap Detroit Mercy (3-5): @ Monmouth (3/24); Marist (1-8): vs. Manhattan (3/24)
Noon Duke 10, Towson 8 Duke Recap Duke (7-1): @ Cleveland State (3/18); Towson (3-4): @ Denver (3/24)
Noon Quinnipiac 12, Siena 11 Quinnipiac Recap Quinnipiac (4-3): @ Hartford (3/20); Siena (2-3): vs. Canisius (3/24)
Noon Furman 10, Richmond 9 Furman Recap Furman (1-6): @ VMI (3/24); Richmond (4-4): @ High Point (3/24)
1:00 PM Maryland 13, Villanova 11 Maryland Recap Maryland (6-1): vs. North Carolina [in California] (3/24); Villanova (6-2): vs. Fairfield (3/24)
1:00 PM Jacksonville 16, Mercer 8 Jacksonville Recap Jacksonville (3-4): vs. Bellarmine (3/24); Mercer (2-6): @ AIr Force (radio)
1:00 PM Bucknell 16, Boston University 9 Bucknell Recap Bucknell (5-2): @ Penn (3/20); Boston University (4-4): @ Harvard (3/20)
1:00 PM Penn State 17, Fairfield 13 Penn State Recap Penn State (5-3): vs. Cleveland State (3/24); Fairfield (2-6): vs. NJIT (3/20)
1:00 PM Colgate 18, Canisius 5 Colgate Recap Colgate (5-3): vs. Army West Pont (3/24); Canisius (3-2): @ Albany (3/20)
1:00 PM St. John's 12, Dartmouth 5 St. John's Recap St. John's (5-2): vs. Hofstra (3/24); Dartmouth (2-3): @ Virginia (3/20)
1:00 PM Monmouth 12, Manhattan 8 Monmouth Recap Monmouth (3-4): vs. Detroit Mercy (3/24); Manhattan (3-5): @ Marist (3/24)
1:00 PM Lehigh 19, Lafayette 11 Lehigh Recap Lehigh (6-2): @ Hofstra (3/20); Lafayette (2-7): vs. Boston University (3/24)
1:00 PM Bryant 20, Mount St. Mary's 11 Bryant Recap Bryant (3-5): @ Sacred Heart (3/24); Mount St. Mary's (3-5): vs. Robert Morris (3/24)
1:00 PM Hofstra 12, Providence 8 Hofstra Recap Hofstra (4-2): vs. Lehigh (3/20); Providence (3-5): @ Drexel (3/25)
1:00 PM Yale 13, Cornell 11 Yale Recap Yale (5-1): vs. Princeton (3/24); Cornell (3-3): @ Penn (3/24)
1:00 PM Robert Morris 12, Sacred Heart 8 Robert Morris Recap Robert Morris (5-2): @ Mount St. Mary's (3/24); Sacred Heart (4-4): vs. Bryant (3/24)
1:00 PM UMass 17, Hartford 13 UMass Recap UMass (4-4): @ Brown (3/24); Hartford (2-4): vs. Quinnipiac (3/20)
1:00 PM Drexel 15, Georgetown 10 Drexel Recap Drexel (3-4): vs. Providence (3/25); Georgetown (6-1): vs. Loyola (3/21)
1:00 PM UMass Lowell 14, Binghamton 10 UMass Lowell Recap UMass Lowell (4-4): vs. Albany (3/24); Binghamton (1-7): @ Vermont (3/24)
1:00 PM Hobart 11, Wagner 5 Hobart Recap Hobart (3-4): vs. Saint Joseph's (3/24); Wagner (2-5): vs. Hampton (3/20)
1:00 PM Harvard 10, Brown 8 Harvard Recap Harvard (5-1): vs. Boston University (3/20); Brown (2-3): @ Holy Cross (3/20)
1:30 PM Loyola 15, Navy 9 Loyola Recap Loyola (5-2): @ Georgetown (3-21); Navy (4-4): @ Georgetown 3/24)
2:00 PM Air Force 11, VMI 6 Air Force Recap Air Force (3-5): vs. Mercer (3/24); VMI (1-5): vs. Furman (3/24)
2:00 PM High Point 15, Bellarmine 7 High Point Recap High Point (1-6): vs. Richmond (3/24); Bellarmine (2-5): @ Jacksonville (3/24)
3:00 PM Denver 12, Ohio State 7 Denver Recap Denver (5-2): vs. Towson (3/24); Ohio State (5-3): vs. Notre Dame (3/25)
3:00 PM Albany 21, Vermont 5 Albany Recap Albany (6-0): vs. Canisius (3/20); Vermont (7-1): vs. Binghamton (3/24)
3:00 PM Johns Hopkins 14, Delaware 8 Johns Hopkins Recap Johns Hopkins (5-2): @ Virginia (3/24); Delaware (3-4): @ Rutgers (3/24)
3:00 PM Michigan 12, Marquette 7 Michigan Recap Michigan (5-2): @ Notre Dame (3/21); Marquette (3-3): vs. Georgetown (3/24)
4:00 PM Penn 14, Princeton 7 Penn Recap Penn (4-3): vs. Bucknell (3/20); Princeton (3-3): @ Yale (3/24)
6:00 PM Notre Dame 9, Virginia 7 Notre Dame Recap Notre Dame (4-1): vs. Michigan (3/21); Virginia (6-2): vs. Dartmouth (3/20)

College Crosse Game Day

Three games on the docket today, with Syracuse vs. Rutgers being the marquee match-up of the day. The Boy Chris is in NJ today for the game with his Orange mates .... so make sure to yell at him if you see at the stadium.

Below is today’s Big Board. Clicking on the team name will take you to that team’s homepage. Clicking on the Stream cell will take you to the broadcast of that game, while the Live Stats cell will take you to the live stats of that game. Let’s go to the Big Board!!

College Crosse Big Board For March 18, 2018.

Time Home Team Away Team TV/Stream Live Stats
Time Home Team Away Team TV/Stream Live Stats
12:00 UMBC Stony Brook America East TV Live Stats
1:00 Rutgers Syracuse BTN 2 Go ($$) Live Stats
1:00 Cleveland St. Duke CSU TV Live Stats


College Crosse News.

#1 Albany put a hurting on Vermont yesterday.

The battle of unbeaten men’s lacrosse teams was no contest at Casey Stadium this afternoon. Senior attack Connor Fields had four goals and six assists and sophomore midfielder Jakob Patterson had seven goals as the top-ranked University at Albany demolished No. 12 Vermont 21-5 before 2,583 fans in a cold, windy America East Conference opener.

UAlbany (6-0 overall, 1-0 league) is the only remaining undefeated team in Division I. Vermont (7-1, 0-1) suffered its first loss and Georgetown (6-1) was beaten by Drexel earlier in the afternoon.

The Catamounts had gotten off to a surprising start by feasting on a weak schedule against opponents that had a combined record of 14-31 entering Saturday. It was a whole different story against the powerful Great Danes, who beat Vermont for the seventh straight time.

Killa Connor Fields talks to the Times Union.

Q: Your first reaction when you found out UAlbany was No. 1 in the nation.

A: We were all super excited. Coach (Scott Marr) gave us like five seconds to go crazy. We were all pumped about it, but at the same time, we knew that when we got (No. 1 ranking), it was late February, early March. We want to have it at the end of May.

Q: You are in the third week of being No. 1. Does your team have the thinking that as long as you take care of what you have to take care of, you’ll remain there?

A: We are just focused on each opponent. We go into each game with a similar mindset. We just know that if we play our game, we can hang with anyone in the country.

Penn doubled up Princeton yesterday 14-7.

Oh, what a difference a year makes. 364 days after losing to Princeton at home in game that wasn’t even as close as the 17-8 score would indicate, Penn travelled to New Jersey and turned the tables on the Tigers, earning its first Ivy League win of the year, 14-7.

For the Quakers (4-3, 1-0 Ivy), Saturday’s game may have represented their most complete performance of the season. Highlighted by the play of Tyler Dunn and Simon Mathias, the offense was explosive, especially in the second half when the team scored nine goals.

Cornell fell short in their upset bid of Yale yesterday.

It was a tough one to swallow for Cornell men’s lacrosse. Taking the lead on seven different occasions, the home team had several chances to win. But down the stretch, the defending Ivy League champions held the edge in the game’s critical waning moments. In its first Ivy League game of the season, the Red fell to Yale, 13-11. Neither team trailed by more than two goals during the contest, and the game was tied with under five minutes remaining. Nonetheless, the underdogs were unable to finish the job. “It’s obviously a disappointing loss,” said interim head coach Peter Milliman. “We wanted that one very badly. I felt like we were competing well enough to deserve it, but we didn’t earn it at the end of the day.” Down by a goal with two minutes left on the clock, Cornell had the ball on the attack following a Yale timeout. This was the chance to even the score and at the very least send the game to overtime. Having notched six points on the day at that point, sophomore attack Jeff Teat naturally had the ball in the situation. But Teat, attempting an ill-advised pass across the field, turned the ball over to Yale’s Christopher Keating. Teat had seven turnovers in the game, comprising half his team’s giveaways.

UVA put up a valiant effort but fell to Notre Dame 9-7 yesterday.

Virginia’s conference woes continued on Saturday evening as the No. 9 Hoos were unable to top the No. 4 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, falling 9-7. Michael Kraus had four goals in the loss, and Dox Aitken added two. Mikey Wynne led the Irish with four of his own. The loss drops Virginia to 6-2 overall and 0-2 in the ACC, keeping the Hoos winless in conference since 2014. Goalies Griffin Thompson and Alex Rode combined for six saves and nine goals against and only faced 25 shots. Virginia won just 9-of-19 face offs (47%), and the Hoos turned over 15 times, including 11 in the second half. The Hoos got off to a slow start, letting Notre Dame get out to a 4-0 start behind two goals from Wynne. Kraus responded with two goals to halve Virginia’s deficit heading into the second quarter.

Connor Player of the Year candidate Kelly scored his 100th goal in Maryland’s 13-11 win over Villanova.

Senior Connor Kelly became just the second midfielder in Maryland’s illustrious history to score 100 career goals as the No. 2 Terps defeated No. 5 Villanova, 13-11, Saturday afternoon. Kelly joins the legendary Frank Urso (1973-76) as the only midfielders in program history to achieve the feat. He is the 14th Terrapin overall to reach the milestone. Kelly finished the day with the three goals and two assists, while sophomore Jared Bernhardt added four goals and a helper. Freshman Justin Shockey was 17-for-28 (61 percent) with nine ground balls and an assist at the faceoff dot.

Philly/Jersey/NYC News.

Two New Jersey congressmen want to ban tourist helicopter rides in the aftermath of the recent crash in the Hudson.

Two New Jersey congressmen are calling for a ban on tourist helicopter flights over the New Jersey and New York region in the wake of a deadly crash that left five passengers dead. In a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Rep. Albio Sires and Rep. Donald M. Payne Jr. called on the agency’s acting administrator to ban tourist helicopter flights in the New York metropolitan region. The request comes in response to a tragic accident early Monday morning, when a tourist helicopter crashed into New York’s East River. Five people were killed. “We have previously and continuously expressed our concerns about the proliferation of these dangerous, and frankly unnecessary, tourist flights in and around our communities in New Jersey.

This most recent accident again highlights this point,” they said in the letter. “That is why we are asking that you exercise your authority... and ban tourist helicopter flights in the New Jersey and New York regions.”

World/National News.

Just another reason’s I’m #TeamSwift: Nun says Katy Perry has left her penniless.

Struggling with ill-health, including breast cancer, Sister Rita Callanan looks into her pantry for scraps of food and sees, yet again, only cereal. Her bank balance is zero, her healthcare cheque has bounced on more than one occasion and she’s not sure who’s going to foot the bill for her next round of cancer treatment. Now 80 years old, she scratches her head in bemusement as to how this has all happened. A few years ago, she had hundreds of thousands in the bank and was a paper millionaire.

As one of the few remaining sisters alive, who belong to the historic Order of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Los Angeles, her future was secure. Their historic convent sits in the uber trendy Los Angeles suburb of Los Feliz and is today worth in excess of £10 million. That is until Katy Perry came along. The 32-year-old singer tried to buy it without the nuns’ permission. She agreed a deal with the Royal Catholic Archbishop of Los Angeles (RCA), headed by Archbishop Jose Gomez, who claims the convent is under its ownership and sold it to Perry for £10 million in July 2015.

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