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College Crosse Prospectus - March 23, 2020: Grant Ament To Forgo Return To Penn State For 2021 Season

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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 March 23, 2020.

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Penn State star Grant Ament announced that he will not return to the Nittany Lions for the 2021 in a heartfelt post on Instagram.

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Here’s a good post from the Daily Collegian about Ament’s decision.

In the sea of comments beneath Grant Ament’s Instagram announcement — a section riddled with goat emojis from teammates, opponents, friends and fans — one stands out. “Time to get it, 1.” That’s from Paul Rabil, co-founder of the Premier Lacrosse League that took the sport by storm last summer.

Didn’t we almost have it all: Tillman wonders what could’ve been, what’s next for men’s lacrosse.

When the spring sports season ended, it ended abruptly. For the Maryland men’s lacrosse program, it season ended after a typical Thursday afternoon practice in preparation for another big game. “It was strange day,” Maryland coach John Tillman said. “We were getting ready for Virginia.”

Let’s have a catch!

From Rich Sherr of the Baltimore Sun: Baltimore-area girls lacrosse players starting to gear up for extra protection.

John Carroll midfielder Katie Hormes isn’t difficult to spot on the lacrosse field, and not just because of her Division I talent. The senior is one of a scant few players in the Baltimore area, and the only one on her team, to wear headgear

From US Lacrosse Magazine: Will Jared Bernhardt pursue football or lacrosse in 2021?

Coach John Tillman said Friday that Bernhardt returned home, along with current Maryland assistant Jesse Bernhardt, and plans to discuss his situation with his family. “They’re going to talk about some things,” Tillman said. “Right now, we just don’t know if it’s an option for a fifth year and what would the circumstances be with that extra year. I’m not sure anyone can do anything right now.”

I can’t wait to see Syracuse’s posts on Memorial Day Weekend.

From Forbes.com: Facing an unexpected end to the season, Florida Southern men’s lacrosse coach Marty Ward made sure to honor his seniors.

As was the case with many collegiate athletic programs the week of March 9, the Florida Southern College men’s lacrosse team had its schedule and travel itinerary altered thanks to an invisible and daunting opponent.

This is Army Lacrosse.

Oh boy: Amherst College suspends men’s lacrosse team, fires coach following racist incident.

Amherst College men’s lacrosse team has been placed on probation after a racist incident took place on March 7. Amherst College President Biddy Martin sent a letter to students, faculty, and staff stating when members of its community “demean and harass entire groups and create an unwelcoming environment with their conduct, the College has an obligation to hold them to account.”

From way downtown ... bang!

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Blessed: Goo Goo Dolls singer plays surprise porch concert to support N.J. town.

“I promised we had a big surprise for you today,” said Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle to the camera, shielding the hit-making rock star sitting on the stoop behind her.

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Can’t stop love: Social distancing leads Wisconsin couple to have parking lot wedding celebration.

It wasn’t the wedding the bride and groom had planned but one Wisconsin didn’t let the Coronavirus and “social distancing” stop them from saying “I do”.

Your GIF/Video for March 23, 2020

D.C.’s National Cherry Blossom Festival kept alive through livestream “Bloom Cam.”

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