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College Crosse Prospectus - December 11, 2019: Quinnipiac Breakdown & Sacred Heart Releases 2020 Schedule

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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 December 11, 2019.

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Chris took a look at Quinnipiac’s schedule for 2020.

The Quinnipiac Bobcats are the 52nd team in our 2020 men’s college lacrosse schedule preview series and the fifth team from the MAAC. Quinnipiac finished 9-7 overall in 2019 and 5-2 in MAAC play. The Bobcats lost to Marist in the MAAC Championship.

Sacred Heart’s 2020 schedule is now out.

Sacred Heart men’s lacrosse head coach Jon Basti has officially announced the Pioneers’ 2020 regular season slate which features 13 contests including five games played at Campus Field. A six-game non-conference schedule sets SHU up for a new-look Northeast Conference slate that features seven games, all in the leadup to the league playoffs set for the week of April 27.

SHU is coming off another successful campaign that saw the Pioneers advance to the NEC Tournament for a school record third straight season. In the 2018 campaign, SHU finished 9-6 overall, matching the program’s Div. I (since 2000) single-season wins record while the Pioneers went 4-2 in conference play. SHU went 5-2 in road games last season, setting a Div. I program record for most road wins in a single-season while the Pioneers’ 5-3 non-conference record in 2019 set a new Div. I program record.

Rest in peace: La Salle Mourns loss of women’s lacrosse player Brittany Stevens.

La Salle University was deeply saddened to learn Monday of the death of women’s lacrosse junior student-athlete Brittany Stevens.

Director Athletics & Recreation Brian Baptiste:

”We are absolutely heartbroken and devastated by the sudden passing of La Salle family member and women’s lacrosse student-athlete Brittany Stevens. Our love and thoughts are with her family, teammates and friends. Brittany made such a meaningful impact on our community. Our department and University is focused on supporting those on our campus who have been affected by this tragedy.”

A new Duke Coaches Clinic episode will air tonight.

FOX 29 Philly did a segment on Trevor Baptiste talking to local youth about lacrosse.

Trevor Baptiste shared stories of his experience playing lacrosse before joining students on the field. The event was part of the non-profit group Harlem Lacrosse, which provides academic intervention and leadership training for at-risk youth.

Check out this Vlog from the Michigan women’s lacrosse team.

College Crosse Fall Ball Matrix

Check out our still in progress 2020 men’s lacrosse preseason matrix.


What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

We got everything here: You can now go skiing in a New Jersey mall.

Snowboarders and skiers now can enjoy North America’s first indoor ski and snowboard park in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

World/National News

Stand up, East Africa: Church unearthed in Ethiopia rewrites the history of Christianity in Africa.

In the dusty highlands of northern Ethiopia, a team of archaeologists recently uncovered the oldest known Christian church in sub-Saharan Africa, a find that sheds new light on one of the Old World’s most enigmatic kingdoms—and its surprisingly early conversion to Christianity.

Your GIF/Video for December 11, 2019

Ghosbusters: Afterlife trailer with Paul Rudd dropped this week.

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