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College Crosse Prospectus - August 8, 2019: Cleveland St. Names Andy German New Head Coach & New Balance New Official Sponsor Of The MCLA

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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 August 8, 2019.

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Andy German has been named the second head coach of Cleveland St.

Cleveland State University Director of Athletics Scott Garrett announced the hiring of Andy German as head lacrosse coach Wednesday morning. German had served as the Vikings’ top assistant coach for the past four years, playing an integral role in developing the burgeoning CSU program. “After a careful evaluation of the options and of our impressive progress as a lacrosse program over the last three seasons, it is clear that continuity is what will deliver a sustained positive trajectory for CSU lacrosse,” Garrett said. “We are incredibly fortunate to have Coach German’s leadership, vision and veteran experience.” Cleveland State had its finest season yet in 2019 with German’s assistance.

New Balance named the official uniform, footwear and apparel sponsor of the MCLA.

Harvard adds Will Corrigan to its staff as an assistant coach.

Gerry Byrne, The Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Lacrosse, has announced the addition of Will Corrigan to the program as an assistant coach today, August 7.

”Will has a deep background and lineage in the sport. It is multigenerational with grandparents, great aunts and uncles who are seminal figures in the history of the game as well as cousins and uncles who have played and continue to impact the game,” stated Byrne. “From this vantage point, Will brings a profound passion for teaching and connecting with players to help them reach their potential that was formed playing for his father at Notre Dame and enhanced during his stint at Washington and Lee.”

You should think about stopping by if you are down in Durham this fall.

Providence promoted Matt Francis to associate head coach.

Providence College men’s lacrosse Head Coach Chris Gabrielli announced today [Aug. 5] that Matt Francis has been elevated to Associate Head Coach. Francis has spent the last three seasons with the program as an Assistant Coach. “Matt Francis made an immediate, positive impact on our program when he joined the staff three years ago,” Head Coach Chris Gabrielli said. “He continues to evolve as a great leader, allowing us to strive for new heights every season.”

MLL love the kids!!

Here’s a good article on Team USA player Sophia DiCenso.

Sophia DiCenso is not just competing, but thriving as well, on the international stage. The former Foxboro High standout and two-time Hockomock League MVP has helped the United States squad earn the No. 1 seed at the Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championships in Peterborough, Ontario. “Watching all the old U19 games and videos, it’s even cooler than what I thought it would be like,” DiCenso said prior to the 25-0 victory over Hong Kong in the Round of 16 on Tuesday.

Here’s a nice video on the history of the Lake Placid Summit Classic.

The Buckeyes are headed to Portugal.

This month, the Ohio State men’s lacrosse program will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel oversees to Portugal and have an unmatched cultural/educational experience. Prior to leaving, several members of the team shared their thoughts on a variety of topics, including community service initiatives, competition against the England National Team and leisure activities such as surfing.

What’s Up, PhilaJersey?


World/National News

BRING BACK RICKY GERVAIS: The Emmys won’t have a host this year.

The Oscars did it, and now the Emmys will too. There will be no host at the ceremony honoring TV’s best next month. Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier said Wednesday that going hostless allows more time to salute departing shows, including “Game of Thrones.” The HBO fantasy saga, which ended its run this past season, is the top nominee with a record-setting 32 nominations.

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