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We have a great doubleheader to end the workweek with Duke taking on Richmond & Syracuse going up against Hobart. Syracuse noted last night that today’s is on as scheduled, despite the weather concerns. Thank god for the Dome, am I right?
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Danny Varello realized the status quo was going to change when he couldn’t beat Jakob Phaup to the ball consistently in practice. Varello, Syracuse lacrosse’s top faceoff specialist in 2018, saw the emergence of a second-year player in Phaup around this time last year.
Third oldest rivalry in college lacrosse with a trophy on the line.— Syracuse Lacrosse (@CuseMLAX) February 28, 2020
Gotta bring it home again. pic.twitter.com/vWma4re6sm
The Kraus-Simmons Trophy has been presented to the victor in this annual showdown every year since 1986. The trophy is named for legendary Orange head coach Roy Simmons Sr., who coached at SU from 1931-70 and won 253 career games, and Babe Kraus who compiled 208 victories at Hobart.
Special guest at practice today. pic.twitter.com/80gmurIAOC— Syracuse Lacrosse (@CuseMLAX) February 27, 2020
The Premier Lacrosse League has signed a sponsorship deal with Ticketmaster that includes an uncommon wrinkle in pro team sports: The company’s name will become part of the league’s official title.
Did they just become best friends?
Haha I get tagged in all your stuff too let me know if your ever in San Diego, we will have to get you out to a game!— Connor Fields (@connorfields05) February 27, 2020
When No. 7 Maryland men’s lacrosse trailed by five goals in the fourth quarter of last Tuesday’s game against Villanova, the team remained calm. After all, the Terps had completed comebacks the previous two weeks against Richmond and then-No. 6 Penn.
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Ryan and Safe have some real-life commitments going on this week, so we may or may not have a preview episode for this week. Ryan's gonna try to get one in tomorrow night with some of the crew after Cuse-Bart, and we'll definitely do a recap this weekend— Michael Sowers Stan Account (@College_Crosse) February 27, 2020
Facing three of the best teams in the country, especially to start the season, is enough to strike fear into any team. Coming off of its first victory of the season last weekend, Penn men’s lacrosse will play its first game at Franklin Field to face No. 2 Penn State on Saturday.
Ohio State men’s lacrosse takes on not only its first ranked opponent of the season, but a top 10 foe in Cornell Sunday ... “They might be as potent an offense as there is in the country right now. They’re playing with a lot of confidence,” Ohio State head coach Nick Myers said on the team’s weekly podcast.
Lettuce, cabbage or flow are a few of the colorful terms men’s lacrosse insiders use to describe the hair that falls out from the back of a helmet. And for several years, Cole Williams’ long locks were as visible as the No. 14 jersey he has worn for Johns Hopkins.
Penn State men’s lacrosse faced its first real test of the 2020 season last Saturday, when then-No. 3 Yale came to Panzer Stadium. The Nittany Lions stumbled as the Bulldogs suffocated them en route to a 12-10 victory, as well as the top ranking in the country.
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For three nights only, couples can have the chance to spend one night in one of the most recognizable monuments at the Jersey Shore. Lucy the Elephant has been listed on Airbnb, the rental website for temporary homes and hotels.
Emmanuel Faug, wife Clémentine Ferraton and their three children were set to fly from Quebec to Paris on Sunday. Lila, their 21-month-old daughter, had some cold symptoms but was cleared to travel by a family doctordian family thrown off of Air Transit flight after fellow passengers complain their coughing toddler could have coronavirus
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