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College Crosse Prospectus - July 21, 2018: USA Beats Canada In 2018 World Lacrosse Championship Final; Marquette & Delaware Year In Review

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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 21, 2018.

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WE DID IT!!! The United States beat Canada 9-8 in the World Championship final this morning! Tom Schreiber scored the game winning goal with less than a second left on the clock.

Check out Marquette’s 2018 Year in Review.

Marquette achieved a lot in 2016 and 2017, winning the Big East Championship by defeating Denver and Providence to advance to the NCAA Tournament. But as expected, the Golden Eagles took a step back in 2018. Yet Marquette still made the Big East Tournament, thanks to St. John’s failing to win a game and Providence having a disappointing season.

The Golden Eagles began the season 3-0, including a big overtime win against Ohio State. But two days later, the team fell to Bellarmine in double overtime before getting blown out by Robert Morris and Michigan. Big East play began with an upset win over Georgetown at home before Villanova dominated them the following week. Marquette defeated St. John’s by a goal, but fell to Notre Dame by a goal as well a few days later. An overtime win over Providence three days later pretty much gave them a berth in the Big East Tournament. But the Golden Eagles fell to Duke and twice to Denver to end their season. The offense only scored 110 goals with John Wagner putting up 30 of them. They didn’t have Tanner Thomson for the year due to injury, which did hurt. But Wagner, along with freshman Anthony Orsini, redshirt-freshman Griffin Fleming, sophomores Connor McClelland and Ryan Fazio, and redshirt-junior Jack Zerrillo, were the main contributors for Marquette.

Next up, Delaware.

Season Summary For the first time in 39 years, the Blue Hens had a different face leading the team. Ben DeLuca replaced Bob Shillinglaw last May and helped take Delaware to their first CAA Tournament since 2014.

The season started out promising, as the Blue Hens went 3-0 before hosting Villanova. Leading by a goal in the fourth quarter, two Christian Cuccinello goals gave the Wildcats a one-goal win. That would be the start of a tough five-game losing streak, which included questionable losses to Mercer and Binghamton. Delaware also fell to Johns Hopkins and Rutgers. After the Binghamton loss, the Blue Hens dismissed four players, including Andrew Romagnoli, for a “violation of team policies.” But Delaware rebounded once CAA play began, alternating between wins and losses for a 3-2 conference record to meet Towson in the conference semifinals. The Blue Hens were down 7-3 to begin the fourth quarter, but mounted a four-goal run to tie things up at eight before the Tigers scored the game-winner in the extra session.

Blazers President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey was elected into the LeMoyne College Hall of Fame for lacrosse.

One of the original members of the men’s lacrosse program, Neil Olshey ‘87 earns election into the Gold Wave Hall of Fame as an honorary member. Over 45 career games, Olshey tallied 48 points on 24 goals and 24 assists. As a senior, he posted 38 points on 21 goals and 17 assists. He ranked second on the team in all three categories. Following roles on numerous television series, he transitioned to working in the basketball industry. His first position in the National Basketball Association (NBA) came as the Director of Player Personnel with the Los Angeles Clippers in 2003-04. The following season he became an assistant coach with the Clippers and held that role until being named Assistant General Manager prior to the start of the 2008-09 season. He was promoted to General Manager in March 2010 and then held the title of Vice President of Basketball Operations for two seasons, the second of which he finished third in votes for the 2011-12 NBA Executive of the Year Award. In June 2012, he was named the 10th General Manager of the Portland Trail Blazers. In 2015, he was promoted to President of Basketball Operations and was runner-up for the NBA Executive of the Year Award the following season.

Hong Kong capped a successful 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championship with a 15-5 win over Hungary.

“Unfortunately the ball didn’t bounce our way [at times] and while we felt we left a few Ws on the table, we couldn’t be happier with our pool win and the improvement we’ve shown,” said attacker Stephen O’Brien, who scored three goals in Hong Kong’s final ranked play match of the tournament. “While we didn’t land in the top 20 like we wanted, the effort and passion we exhibited was world class … my proudest moment was the way we came back from behind against New Zealand despite the loss.” Hong Kong had swept Luxembourg, Poland and Uganda in the Olive Pool group before falling to ninth-ranked Germany in the championship bracket.

Darian Mar’s love of lacrosse lives on: Boy’s father sets up outdoor drop-in sessions in memory of his son.

Darian Mar’s father is once again bringing the sport his late son loved to the community for drop-in games. Buck Mar, Darian’s father, has organized summer drop-in lacrosse sessions, bringing with him lacrosse equipment in a trailer that he bought with some of the money raised by the community for his family after the tragic death of his son. The 13-year-old Darian was killed during a collision with an Econoline van in June 2017 while he was riding his bike home from school. His death left St. Albert and the local lacrosse community heartbroken as Darian had a passion for lacrosse that he shared with his father, who is a local lacrosse coach. “I just wanted to do something to remember him by and maybe have it serve some good as well – especially to give back to a lacrosse community that treated us so well and responded so well to our tragedy,” Mar said.

Iroquois Lacrosse fans cheer and count down for the win over Australia at world Championship.

Chesapeake Bayhawks committed to giving back to the local community.

When Brendan Kelly bought the Bayhawks professional lacrosse franchise and moved it to Annapolis he vowed to make it an integral part of the community. Those were not idle words on behalf of Kelly, an Anne Arundel County native and longtime Annapolis-based business owner. The Chesapeake Bayhawks have been giving back to community on a consistent basis ever since relocating to Annapolis in 2010.

“From the outset, the mindset was that if we’re going to work and play in this community we’re going to be a big contributor to the betterment of the community,” Kelly said. “This is the only professional sports franchise in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County and we are determined to make a difference.” Under Kelly’s leadership, the Bayhawks have been involved with a wide range of charitable causes and outreach initiatives over the past decade. Chesapeake has partnered with the Anne Arundel Medical Center on two major fundraisers, serving as a major donor for the “Denim & Diamonds” gala and title sponsor for the “Fish for a Cure” program.

What’s Up, PhilaJersey?

You can now get beer delivered to you at Phillies games.

Thanks to Aramark and Apple, Phillies fans will soon able to order concessions from their phones and get them delivered right to their seats. Citizens Bank Park and Aramark, which operates the park’s food and beverage services, are partnering with Apple Business Chat to pilot text message-based beverage purchase and delivery in select sections at 10 games this season. The pilot runs from tonight, July 20th, through July 25th and from August 2nd through 5th.

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I’mma let you finish but: Doctors Give Patients 11 Seconds To Explain Reason For Visit Before Interrupting.

Ever feel like your doctor is in a rush to get you out the door when you come in for a visit? You’re not just imagining things. A new study finds physicians give a patient an average of just 11 seconds to describe their issue before cutting them off. Researchers from the University of Florida determined that for all the waiting we do after we arrive at a medical practitioner’s office, its the doctors who seem to have the least amount of patience. The study showed that just a third of physicians give patients adequate time to explain why they’re there.

“Our results suggest that we are far from achieving patient-centered care,” says study co-author Naykky Singh Ospina in a release, adding that medicals specialists proved to be in the biggest hurry, compared to primary care physicians. Singh Ospina, who led the research team, sought to examine the flow of conversation between clinicians and patients, and more importantly, see how viable it was for the most important person in the room — the patient, of course — to lead the discussion. Her researchers secured videos of consultations that were filmed in clinics across the U.S. as training sessions for the physicians between 2008 and 2015.

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