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College Crosse Prospectus - February 5, 2020: Ohio State Races Past Detroit Mercy 23-9

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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 5, 2020.

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The Buckeyes were not messing around last night as they thumped Detroit Mercy 23-9. You can find the box score for last night’s game here. The OSU recap of the game can be found here.

THE SHORT STORY

Senior Tre Leclaire (6G, 2A), junior Jackson Reid (4G, 3A) and sophomore Jack Myers (4G, 5A) led a balanced offensive attack that saw nine different players score goals. Sophomore Griffin Hughes chipped in with the first hat trick of his career and freshman Grant Mitchell added five points in his collegiate debut.

The Buckeyes broke the game open in the second quarter, netting 11 goals to build a 15-3 halftime lead. The 23 goals are the most ever by an Ohio State team in its season opener.

From Syracuse.com: Meet Pat March, the man tasked with sparking the Syracuse offense in 2020.

March is the new offensive coordinator for SU, replacing long-time assistant and program institution Kevin Donahue. March comes to the Orange after working in a similar post at Princeton, where he helped engineer offenses that ranked in the top-10 nationally in scoring each of the last-three seasons.

Here’s a good article about this weekend’s Richmond vs. Maryland game.

LET THE YOUNG BOYS EAT, PETRO: Youth looks to lead the way at Hopkins in 2020.

Although lacrosse is considered a spring sport, colleges don’t wait for the warm weather; the season starts in the dead of winter. This weekend, among the openers, Johns Hopkins plays host to Towson.

The GOAT joins the Northwestern women’s lacrosse team as a volunteer assistant.

National Lacrosse Hall-of-Famer and two-time captain of the US National Team Casey Powell has been named a volunteer assistant coach for Northwestern Lacrosse, Combe Family Head Lacrosse Coach Kelly Amonte Hiller announced Tuesday morning.

”Casey is one of the greatest players to ever play the game”, said Amonte Hiller. ”He has achieved success such a high level of success because of his passion, work ethic and love for the game. We could not be more excited to have Casey bring that passion and energy to our program.”

PLL announces stop at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco.

The Premier Lacrosse League is bringing its twist on professional lacrosse to North Texas during Fourth of July weekend. The league announced Tuesday that it will play three games at the Ford Center at The Star in Frisco on July 4-5.

Pray for coach Warne.

Level up: High Point University to get $2 million gift from alum.

HPU said it will create an endowment to maintain the Witcher Athletic Center, home of its men’s and women’s lacrosse (and soccer).

Notre Dame love the kids!!

I am very excited for the start of the Johns Hopkins 2020 season.

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.

#HardestWorkingKidInTheBiz

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Yes. A thousand times, yes: Philadelphia Phillies to retire number 34 on anniversary of Roy Halladay’s perfect game.

The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Tuesday that the team will retire the number 34 in honor of the late Roy Halladay. The ceremony will take place on May 29, the 10th anniversary of “Doc” Halladay’s perfect game.

World/National News

Blessed: Tim Tebow hosts “Night to Shine” for over 115,000 “kings and queens” with special needs.

Tim Tebow and his wife, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, celebrated a special “Night to Shine” Monday in Albania ahead of the worldwide celebration Friday.

Your GIF/Video for February 5, 2020

Best friends doing best friends things.

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