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College Crosse Prospectus - December 17, 2019: Siena Releases 2020 Schedule & College Lacrosse Bowl Picks

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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 17, 2019.

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The Siena Saints released their 2020 schedule yesterday.

Year two of the Liam Gleason era is set to begin in the spring of 2020, as the Green and Gold announced their 2020 schedule on Monday afternoon. The Saints are coming off a 6-7 season and a 3-4 mark in the MAAC last season.

A special post by our boy Chris: Picking 2019’s college football bowl games based on nothing but lacrosse.

Similar to picking who will win March Madness, there’s contests throughout the internet to pick the winners of every bowl game and even ranking them according to your confidence level. Here at College Crosse, we also like college football and want to give you our bowl predictions, just using college lacrosse as the basis of our picks.

Here’s a great article about Rob Pannell & his uncle Jim Metzger.

The concept of success has found deep meaning for Rob Pannell of Smithtown, one of the best professional lacrosse players to ever grace the game.

Another post about Notre Dame’s Tommy McNamara and his story of stopping a theft and act of kindness.

Late afternoon on a Friday, Tommy McNamara, a senior on the Notre Dame lacrosse team, was most of the way through a “great ham and cheese sandwich” inside the General, a South Bend, Ind. cafe. As he talked to a friend, he said, he noticed a young man walking around, not sitting. Going outside, coming back in.

Wonderful article from US Lacrosse Magazine: Transformed - How Lacrosse Changed Aaron Locke’s Life.

Aaron Locke sits in a car headed toward his past. He excitedly recites a sentence he learned recently in Japanese class at the University of Delaware. “My name is Aaron,” he says. “I’m a student at Delaware University. I’m 19. I’m in my second year and my major is International Relations. It’s nice to meet you.”

‘Tis the season to be jolly!

Two teen lacrosse players start up a clothing line.

Kaden Quirk of Nahant and Zach Barden of Swampscott wear the first piece of merchandise from their new clothing line, Brand Boston Apparel Co.

College Crosse Fall Ball Matrix

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


What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Blessed: NJ diners pool together to give waitress a $1,200.00 tip.

A group of friends wanted to do something special for a service industry worker this holiday season.

World/National News

Sounds like a bargain to me: Babe Ruth’s bat that was used to hit his 500th home run was sold at auction for over $1M.

An iconic Babe Ruth bat is headed to a new home.An iconic Babe Ruth bat is headed to a new home.

Your GIF/Video for December 17, 2019

Tom Cruise dropped a new trailer for the Top Gun reboot.

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