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College Crosse Prospectus - April 22, 2019: Penn State Races Past Johns Hopkins In Big Ten Sunday Clash, Weekend Scorecard For Week 11, New Crossecast

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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 April 22, 2019.

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So the Nittany Lions are pretty good: Penn State defeats Johns Hopkins, 20-9.

The No. 1 Penn State men’s lacrosse team took down No. 16 Johns Hopkins, 20-9, on Sunday afternoon to move to 11-1, and 4-0 in Big Ten play to earn a share of the 2019 Big Ten regular season title. Penn State saw sophomore Jack Kelly, who missed the last two games, come out on fire and recorded a career-best five points on four goals and assist. Redshirt junior Grant Ament recorded a team-best seven points, scoring a season-best four goals and added three assists.

Jack Kelly had a big day yesterday.

As a ground ball skipped across the field behind Johns Hopkins’ net, Grant Ament slapped it between two defenders to an open Mac O’Keefe. O’Keefe decided against taking a shot of his own, deferring to Jack Kelly, who buried his second goal of the day. The score fueled an already hot Penn State team. It was the first goal of the second quarter that saw the Nittany Lions add four points to build a 9-4 lead heading into halftime, and it wasn’t the last time Kelly made an impact in the game.

Here’s the link to our Weekend Scorecard for Week 11, with links to teams, box scores, recaps, & highlights from all of the games over the weekend. For your convenience, I’ve added the Big Board with all of the box scores & recaps from the weekend directly below.

College Crosse Weekend Scorecard For Week 11

Date Away Home Box Score Recap
Date Away Home Box Score Recap
4/19 Yale Albany Yale 10 vs. Albany 5 Yale
Date Away Home Box Score Recap
4/20 Marquette Duke Duke 10 vs. Marquette 9 (OT) Duke
4/20 High Point Bellarmine High Point 16 vs. Bellarmine 15 High Point
4/20 Cornell Brown Cornell 12 vs. Brown 9 Cornell
4/20 Robert Morris Bryant Robert Morris 20 vs. Bryant 16 Robert Morris
4/20 Towson Delaware Towson 14 vs. Delaware 12 Towson
4/20 Mount St. Mary's Hobart Hobart 11 vs. Mount St. Mary's 8 Hobart
4/20 Furman Jacksonville Jacksonville 11 vs. Furman 10 Jacksonville
4/20 Bucknell Lehigh Bucknell 12 vs. Lehigh 10 Bucknell
4/20 Georgetown NJIT Georgetown 23 vs. NJIT 7 Georgetwon
4/20 North Carolina Notre Dame Notre Dame 12 vs. UNC 10 Notre Dame
4/20 UMass Lowell UMBC UMass Lowell 13 vs. UMBC 12 (OT) UMass Lowell
4/20 Stony Brook Vermont Stony Brook 10 vs. Vermont 9 Stony Brook
4/20 Air Force VMI Air Force 12 vs. VMI 5 Air Force
4/20 Lafayette Colgate Colgate 16 vs. Lafayette 7 Colgate
4/20 Maryland Ohio State Maryland 10 vs. Ohio State 9 (OT) Maryland
4/20 Dartmouth Penn Penn 22 vs. Dartmouth 6 Penn
4/20 Harvard Princeton Princeton 19 vs. Harvard 15 Princeton
4/20 Mercer Richmond Richmond 15 vs. Mercer 9 Richmond
4/20 Wagner Saint Joseph's St. Joe's 14 vs. Wagner 6 St. Joe's
4/20 Detroit Mercy Siena Detroit Mercy 13 vs. Siena 10 Detroit Mercy
4/20 St. John's Villanova Villanova 16 vs. St. John's 5 Villanova
4/20 Providence Denver Denver 14 vs. Providence 8 Denver
4/20 Drexel Hofstra Drexel 13 vs. Hofstra 12 Drexel
4/20 Cleveland State Utah Cleveland St. 17 vs. Utah 8 Cleveland St.
4/20 Loyola Army West Point Loyola 13 vs. Army 9 Loyola
4/20 Bethany (D3) Hampton Hampton 18 vs. Bethany 16 Hampton
4/20 Michigan Rutgers Rutgers 11 vs. Michigan 9 Rutgers
4/20 Hartford Binghamton Binghamton 15 vs. Hartford 12 Binghamton
4/20 Fairfield UMass UMass 17 vs. Fairfield 8 UMass
4/20 Marist Virginia Virginia 22 vs. Marist 6 Virginia
4/20 Holy Cross Boston University Boston University 15 vs. Holy Cross 11 Boston University
4/20 Monmouth Quinnipiac Quinnipiac 10 vs. Monmouth 9 Quinnipiac
4/20 Syracuse Navy Syracuse 18 vs. Navy 9 Syracuse
Date Away Home Box Score Recap
4/21 Johns Hopkins Penn State Penn State 20 vs. Johns Hopkins 9 Penn State

Jake, Ryan, & I taped a new episode of the College Crossecast last night.

We’re almost at the finishing line of the regular season and the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament is in sight. And given that our Easter Sundays were not that busy, we decided to hide one last egg for you to find to wrap up your weekend. Yep, consider SUNDAY NIGHT CROSSECAST as a way to make up for the lack of Sunday Night BTN Lacrosse.

I’m joined by Jake and Safe as we look back on this weekend and bring up all the hysteria of what’s to come because nobody has simple tiebreak procedures. After going through the scoreboard (1:04), we tackle Maryland-Ohio State (16:00), Towson-Delaware (25:54), Marquette-Duke (31:30), UNC-Notre Dame (34:13), and Mount St. Mary’s-Hobart (37:00). Cornell and Princeton winning means we could be in for a doozy scenario in the Ivy League (39:15), Loyola makes things simple in the Patriot League by beating Army (47:45), and then we wrap the recaps with Penn State beating Johns Hopkins 20-9 and make sense of the Big Ten’s tiebreaker mess (56:45). We also give you a bracketology update (1:01:00), the exclusive drop of our College Crosse Top 20 (1:21:41), and a quick peek at this week’s games (1:23:00).

UMass dominated Fairfield over the weekend 17-8.

The Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team defeated Fairfield in dominant fashion on Saturday, 17-8, behind five goals from Gabe Procyk and 21 saves from Sean Sconone, a personal best. The No. 15 ranked Minutemen (9-4, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association) stormed their way to an early 7-0 lead a little over five minutes into the second quarter. UMass established its transition game early, with Isaac Paparo and Dan O’Brien each getting a shot on net within the first five minutes of the contest.

Make sure you read Chris’ Troy Nunes post on Syracuse’s win over Navy.

The Syracuse Orange men’s lacrosse team ended the regular season like they did the past three games. With a win. The Orange picked up a wire-to-wire 18-9 win over the Navy Midshipmen to finish the regular season with a 9-3 record. With Syracuse leading 6-5 with 7:52 left in the second quarter, the Orange went on a demolishing 7-0 run to put the game out of hand and giving some of their key contributors some rest prior to the ACC Championship. Stephen Rehfuss finished with a game-high seven points (2 Gs, 5 As) and helped the starting attack combine for 17 points on the afternoon. Bradley Voigt tallied five goals, while Nate Solomon racked up a pair of goals and a trio of assists. Drake Porter tied his career-high of 16 saves in the win.

Woof. That’s gotta hurt.

Busy weekend for the Quakers.

What’s Up, PhilaJersey?

We’re surrounded: Meet the only N.J. town squeezed between 2 other states.

The only municipality in our state that borders both New York and Pennsylvania is finally starting to feel a little bit more like New Jersey. Residents of rural Montague Township, population 3,753, no longer have a New York mailing address. High school students are no longer being bused across the border to Port Jervis. Mayor Richard Innella said girls interested in softball used to play on a team in Pennsylvania, but not anymore.

World/National News

Bump: Ambulance that hit pothole on way to hospital may have saved patient’s life, doctors say.

Potholes are a common complaint among drivers this time of year, but for one man, hitting a pothole may have actually saved his life. Gretna Fire and Rescue, outside of Omaha, Nebraska, was dispatched to help a 59-year-old man Monday whose heart was racing at work. The squad had a 20-minute drive to the emergency room, and at one point, the patient’s heart was beating at a rate of 200 beats per minute. During the 7-mile ride, the rig hit a pothole. Medics told the hospital, as relayed by the Omaha Scanner on Twitter, that the jolt of the pothole converted the patient’s racing heart to normal rhythms.

Your GIF/Video for April 22, 2019

Here’s the new trailer for Hobbs & Shaw.

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