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College Crosse Prospectus - February 26, 2020: Holy Cross Defeats Harvard, Virginia Edges Out High Point, & Week 3 Poll Aggregation

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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 February 26, 2020.

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We had a nice slate of games on Tuesday. You can find all the links for yesterday’s results directly below. Clicking on any any team will take you to that team’s official website. Clicking on the box score cell will take you to that game’s box score. Clicking on the recap cell will take you to the winning team’s recap. Below the table are some some highlights from yesterday as well.

Stony Brook was hyped after their win over Hofstra.

Check out the highlights from Holy Cross’ big win over Harvard last night.

Virginia vs. High Point highlights.

UMass vs. UMass Lowell highlights.

Here’s our Week 3 Poll Aggregation post that went up yesterday.

Week 3 Poll Aggregation

Rank College Crosse USILA IL Media Poll US Lacrosse Mag Rank
Rank College Crosse USILA IL Media Poll US Lacrosse Mag Rank
1 Yale Yale Yale Yale 1
2 Notre Dame Penn State Penn State Penn State 2
3 Penn State Syracuse Syracuse Notre Dame 3
4 North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina Syracuse 4
5 Syracuse Notre Dame Notre Dame Princeton 5
6 Maryland Penn Virginia Virginia 6
7 Penn Maryland Maryland North Carolina 7
8 Virginia Virginia Princeton Maryland 8
9 Cornell Cornell Penn Penn 9
10 Princeton Princeton Cornell Cornell 10
11 Georgetown Denver Loyola Duke 11
12 Loyola Loyola Georgetown Denver 12
13 Duke Duke Duke Loyola 13
14 Ohio State Georgetown Denver Georgetown 14
15 Denver Army Villanova Army 15
16 Army Ohio State Army Lehigh 16
17 Villanova Villanova Lehigh Villanova 17
18 Hobart Johns Hopkins Ohio State Ohio State 18
19 Richmond Lehigh Hobart Marist 19
20 Johns Hopkins Richmond Richmond Saint Joseph's 20

It’s the return of the #LaxTop5

From the Yale Daily News: Standing on Shay’s shoulders.

Before former Athletics Director Tom Beckett hired Andy Shay in 2003, the Yale men’s lacrosse team was nowhere near the national spotlight. The Bulldogs had emerged as No. 1 in the country only once before. That was in 1883.

Chris Gray is the future: Chris Gray highlights 2020 resurgence for UNC men’s lacrosse.

The game against then-No. 15 Johns Hopkins on Saturday put the difference between this Tar Heel team and last year’s on full display. The most clear and obvious one? Chris Gray.

Blessed: Fox 5 in NYC did a great segment on Stony Brook goalie Michael Bollinger and his side gig as a volunteer firefighter.

By day, Michael Bollinger is making saves for the Stony Brook men’s lacrosse team. By night, he’s in a position to potentially save lives as a volunteer firefighter.

Make sure you read Anish’s most recent post for US Lacrosse Magazine.

The beauty of lacrosse lies in its connectivity. Each position and each movement impacts the other. A well-timed slide leads to a poor angle shot. A poor angle shot leads to a save. A save leads to an outlet and a clear. A dodging midfielder draws a slide to move the defense. A few passes later, a crease attackman finishes on the doorstep. Strike the cymbal.

College Crosse Fall Ball Matrices

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


What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

G-T-Later: Nightclubs made famous by ‘Jersey Shore’ cast are up for auction.

It’s the end of an era — at least, Seaside Heights hopes it is. In a month, Karma and the Bamboo Bar — two of the town’s party venues the “Jersey Shore” cast frequented for years — will be auctioned off, just a year after the clubs’ parent company filed for bankruptcy.

World/National News

Oh boy: CDC warns Americans of “significant disruption” from coronavirus.

Until now, health officials said they’d hoped to prevent community spread in the United States. But following community transmissions in Italy, Iran and South Korea, health officials believe the virus may not be able to be contained at the border and that Americans should prepare for a “significant disruption.”

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