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The Coronavirus outbreak is starting to really impact lacrosse. Hartwick canceled all non-conference lacrosse games for the next nine days, Amherst & Middlebury suspended their spring sports, while Tufts canceled all spring sports yesterday.
Winter sports with remaining games and meets will continue as scheduled without spectators, while all spring sports are canceled, according to the email. The email also indicated that all spring sports, including NESCAC tournaments, have been canceled, per a joint decision by the presidents of NESCAC members. No decision has been made on spring sports eligibility for NCAA tournaments.
Additionally, last night the Ivy League announced change in athletics’ spectator policy, this is in the wake of the conference announcing the cancellation of the upcoming Ivy League Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tournaments. You should expect more of these announcements in the coming days. Here’s more information from the Cornell press release about the new Ivy League policy.
Cornell University has announced measures to highly restrict in-venue spectators at all upcoming campus athletics events. These guidelines will have significant impact on games played in Ithaca, including this weekend’s NCAA women’s hockey tournament game, men’s hockey’s ECAC Hockey playoff series, polo team’s Northeast Regional tournament and men’s and women’s lacrosse contests.
Each student-athlete, both Cornell and visitors, will be limited to three guests who will be allowed into the competition venue. Attendance at events, both ticketed and not ticketed, will be restricted to 100 except in cases that player lists exceed that number. No other spectators, other than essential gameday personnel and media, will be permitted in the venues.
Another great fourth quarter performance helped lift the Massachusetts men’s lacrosse team to a 14-10 victory over Long Island on Tuesday. No. 17 UMass (5-2) trailed LIU (1-6) by three goals midway through the third quarter, but outscored the Sharks 6-1 in the fourth to secure the victory.
Here’s something I learned from the official Marquette men’s lacrosse preview on GoMarquette.com that helps to put this season in perspective: Marquette is the only team in the country that has started three freshmen on attack at once.
Yep. That came in MU’s road game against Detroit Mercy on February 22nd.
Cole Williams (Loyola Blakefield) scored twice, including the tying goal, during a 5-0 run capped by Owen Murphy’s game-winner as host Johns Hopkins secured a 13-12 come-from-behind overtime victory over Mount St. Mary’s in men’s lacrosse Tuesday.
With Ohio State and Notre Dame men’s lacrosse tied 11-11 and only 1:40 on the clock, the Buckeyes had an extra-man opportunity. Junior attackman Jackson Reid took advantage, finding senior attackman Tre Leclaire for the game-winning goal.
The Utah High school Activities Association voted to sanction lacrosse almost three years ago, with that first sanctioned season set to begin this week.
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The cartoon on The Inquirer sports front on Oct. 6, 1918 portrayed what was happening in Philadelphia during the grim grip of the Spanish influenza that fall and winter. A disheveled, cigar-chomping fan was pictured sitting atop a sporting world that had been “closed on account of illness.”
Announced on this week’s WWE Backstage, former New England Patriot player Rob Gronkowski is close to finalizing a deal with WWE. It’s currently unknown what capacity he’ll be used in, but he could show up as early as the March 20 episode of SmackDown from New Orleans.
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