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College Crosse Prospectus - February 28, 2020: How To Watch Richmond vs. Duke & Syracuse vs. Hobart

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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 28, 2020.

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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?

Directly below is the Big Board for today. Clicking on the team name will take you to that team’s homepage, while clicking on the Stream/TV cell will take you to the broadcast of that game. Additionally, clicking on the Live Stats cell will take you to the live stats of that particular game. All times Eastern Standard Time.

College Crosse Game Day Big Board For February 28, 2020

Time (ET) Road Team Home Team TV/Stream Live Stats
Time (ET) Road Team Home Team TV/Stream Live Stats
5:00 PM Richmond Duke ACCN Live Stats
7:00 PM Hobart Syracuse ACCN Live Stats

From Syracuse lacrosse FOGOs want to ‘dominate everybody in the country’ (and, so far, they are).

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.

Learn about the Kraus-Simmons Trophy that is up for grabs tonight in the Syracuse vs. Hobart game.

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.

From Bloomberg Sports: Premier Lacrosse League adds Ticketmaster name in rights deal.

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?

From the Testudo Times: No. 7 Maryland men’s lacrosse is stuck in a habit of slow starts.

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.

Some housekeeping notes.

From the Daily Pennsylvanian: No. 6 Penn men’s lacrosse faces No. 2 Penn State this Saturday in home opener.

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.

From OSU’s The Lantern: Ohio State welcomes Cornell for ranked match-up.

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.

Ed Lee of the Baltimore Sun with a great article on Cole Williams: In lacrosse world obsessed with locks, Johns Hopkins’ Cole Williams, Jack Keogh embrace hair loss.

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.

From Onward State: Penn State’s loss to Yale reveals telling offensive weaknesses.

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.

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?

Stand up, South Jersey: You can sleep inside Lucy the Elephant at the Jersey Shore. She’s now on Airbnb.

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.

World/National News

Yeesh: Canadian family thrown off flight after passengers complain that their coughing daughter could be infected with coronavirus.

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

Your GIF/Video for February 28, 2020

I believe it’s actually called Freestyle Futbol.

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