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College Crosse Prospectus: U.S. clinches Blue Division in FIL World Lacrosse Championships; NLL Expansion Draft results

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GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, College Crosse Nation! Thanks for making us a part of your day! Here’s everything you need to know for July 17, 2018.

What You Missed

Our #CCYearInReview continued with the Hofstra Pride.

We got you set for the big USA-Canada game in FIL Blue group play which Team USA won by a goal.

Lacrosse The Nation

The big game yesterday was Canada defeating the Iroquois Nationals in a 10-5 win. Dillon Ward had a day with 24 saves to stuff the talented Iroquois offense.

As for the Americans, they crushed Scotland 18-2 to win the Blue division. Ryan Brown had six goals and Tom Schreiber had three goals and three assists.

Blue group play concludes today. Canada just took care of Australia 13-7, and the Americans take on England at 11 AM.

Here’s how the playoffs are going for the other teams in the upper, middle, and lower brackets:

Make sure you check out Quint Kessenich’s blogs from Day 6 and Day 7 of the World Lacrosse Championships!

The NLL Expansion Draft happened yesterday for the Philadelphia Wings and the San Diego Seals. Here were the results:

Round 1

Philadelphia – Brett Hickey, F, Toronto

San Diego – Turner Evans, F, Toronto

Round 2

Philadelphia – Kiel Matisz, F, Georgia

San Diego – Brett Mydske, D, Saskatchewan

Round 3

Philadelphia – Jordan Hall, F, Georgia

San Diego – Adrian Sorichetti, D, Saskatchewan

Round 4

Philadelphia – Josh Currier, F, Rochester

San Diego – Cam Holding, D, Colorado

Round 5

Philadelphia – Frank Brown, F, Rochester

San Diego – Bryce Sweeting, D, Colorado (Traded for defenseman Ethan Scott and a 2nd round pick in the 2018 NLL Draft)

Round 6

Philadelphia – Anthony Joaquim, D, New England

San Diego – Frank Scigliano, G, Calgary

Round 7

Philadelphia – Matt Rambo, F, New England

San Diego – Garrett McIntosh, D, Calgary

Round 8

Philadelphia – Vaughn Harris, F, Buffalo (Also acquired Buffalo defenseman Zac Reid)

San Diego – Casey Jackson, F, Vancouver

Round 9

Philadelphia – Davide DiRuscio, G, Buffalo

San Diego – Brendan Ranford, D, Vancouver

New Notre Dame gold unis?

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) has announced Kevin Pezanowski as their first ever head coach for the Division III program.

Check out the cool story of Brown Bears attacker Hafsa Moinuddin and how she found confidence in playing lacrosse.

Philly Jawns

Carson Wentz got married over the weekend.

World News

Amazon Prime Day got off to a bad start!

Video of the Day

A guy decided to test out a home pet spa. With his good boys.

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

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