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College Crosse Prospectus - February 6, 2020: UNC’s Jenny Levy Pens Open Letter To Lacrosse & New Era At Loyola

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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 6, 2020.

College Crosse News

Check out UNC’s Jenny Levy’s open letter to lacrosse.

In honor of National Girls & Women in Sports Day, Jenny Levy, the head women’s lacrosse coach at the University of North Carolina and for the U.S. women’s national team, penned this letter to the sport of lacrosse, celebrating her journey with the game

From Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun: “It’s now on your shoulders” - Loyola Maryland men’s lacrosse begins new era without Pat Spencer, Jacob Stover.

Payback time: Lehigh men’s lacrosse ready for revenge after back-to-back Patriot League Championship losses.

After falling short in back-to-back Patriot League Championship games, the Lehigh men’s lacrosse team looks to advance further when it opens its season on Feb. 8 against Utah. The team had a strong fall season, remaining unbeaten against the likes of Hofstra, Marist and powerhouse Syracuse.

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

Here’s a nice segment from CBS 13 WJZ on the Towson Tigers.

The college lacrosse season gets rolling with a number of opening games this weekend. The top local showdown is Towson taking a short trip to Johns Hopkins for their annual clash.

From the Times Union: UAlbany lacrosse’s Patterson looking good for opener.

The University at Albany men’s lacrosse team had a positive development on Wednesday, 10 days before the Great Danes make their regular-season debut against 11th-ranked Cornell at Casey Stadium on March 15.

FREEEEEEEEEDOM!

Speaking of UVA, the Cavs were honored at last night’s Virginia men’s basketball game versus Clemson.

From the Hofstra Chronicle: Men’s lacrosse eyes resurgence within CAA.

After a heartbreaking end to the 2019 season that left the Pride without a berth in the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship tournament for the first time since 2015, the Hofstra men’s lacrosse team will look to turn its fortunes around in the new year.

Let’s goooo!

The Diamondback with a nice article on Maryland’s Chris Brandau.

It was an exchange that showed Brandau’s qualities — shot-saving, confidence, an even-keel mentality — along with his flaws. After his transfer from Georgetown, the Terps are prepared to give Brandau time, especially as he continues to impress on the practice pitch.

Here are five things to know about St. Bonaventure lacrosse.

Dordevic back! Dordevic back!

He sat in the locker room while everyone around him slid on their shoulder pads and laced their cleats. His teammates walked onto the Carrier Dome turf while he sat in his stall. Everyone was getting ready for the game, for the 2019 season. But not him. Tucker Dordevic put his face into his hands. He started to cry. “This is a nightmare,” he thought. “How did this happen? Again.”

Navy Sports Magazine interviews men’s lacrosse sophomore Nick Cole.

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?

Thankfully cooler heads prevailed: “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” resisted adding Danny DeVito, Rob McElhenney tells Stephen Colbert.

What would “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” be without Danny DeVito? Probably a show that got canceled after one season, according to series creator Rob McElhenney.

World/National News

KC’s Super Bowl parade was a proper party.

Temperatures in the 20s and wind chills in the teens didn’t prevent a huge turnout for the first Chiefs Super Bowl victory parade in 50 years. Chiefs radio broadcaster Mitch Holthus, the master of ceremonies for the post-parade rally at Kansas City’s Union Station, said more than 1 million people attended.

Your GIF/Video for February 6, 2020

RIP Kirk Douglas.

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