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College Crosse Prospectus - March 25, 2020: Former Bates College All-American Jack Allard Hospitalized With COVID-19

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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 25, 2020.

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25-year old New Jersey resident and former Bates College lacrosse player Jack Allard in critical condition due to COVID-19.

2016 Bates alum and two-time All-American lacrosse athlete Jack Allard, 25, is currently in critical condition after contracting COVID-19. A native of Ridgewood N.J., Jack fell ill on March 13 with symptoms including vomiting, back pain and a fever; three days as his health continued to deteriorate, he was hospitalized at JFK Medical Center in Edison, N.J. Now, after more than a week Jack is in a medically induced coma, breathing with the help of a respirator and waiting for transport to begin intense drug therapy.

ABC 7 NY did a segment on Allard last night.

A family in New Jersey is hoping their son comes out of critical condition after testing positive for the coronavirus. The family has been waiting for their 25-year-old son, Jack Allard, to be given life-saving drugs, but the test that showed he was positive was lost.

From Town Topics: Tiger men’s lax showed togetherness, skill, saddened as 5-0 season halted by COVID-19.

For Matt Madalon, making a deep postseason run as a senior goalie with the Roanoke College men’s lacrosse team in 2006 stands as a highlight of his life. “I remember my senior spring; every day I think about it,” said Madalon.

US Lacrosse Magazine with a great post on Syracuse’s Jakob Phaup.

Before every game, before every faceoff, Jakob Phaup looks to the crowd. Whether it’s in the 49,250-seat Carrier Dome, or at smaller ACC venues, Phaup needs to find his mother, Beth. He needs to find her.

The grind never stops.

From Marisa Ingemi of the Boston Herald: Second Premier Lacrosse League season will push forward.

It’s still months away from the opening day of the second Premier Lacrosse League season, scheduled to open at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro. Months may not be far away enough to have any assurance if sports as a whole will go on, though. With nearly every league in the world on hold, and those slated to open mired in uncertainty.

The next Pat Spencer? UVA commit Cole Kastner has got some skills on the hardwood.

Blessed: Davis lacrosse sisters become maskmakers amid COVID-19 medical supply shortages.

The two Davis High lacrosse stars have been hard at work the last several weeks from their Davis home, following Yolo County’s shelter-in-place orders. Their task? Shield-making.

I remember this game very well.

Coaching never stops: Coaches find ways to stay connected to players while keeping their distance.

Others have created videos players can watch, though all coaches stressed, nothing is mandatory and players are free to work out as they choose. “We are doing individual running workouts, body weight workouts, wall ball and individual shooting activities,” New Canaan girls lacrosse coach Kristin Woods said.

From StateCollege.com: The Longest (and last) bus trip of grant Ament’s extraordinary Penn State lacrosse career.

The news came at 4:16 p.m., Thursday, March 12. On Twitter, of all places. The Penn State men’s lacrosse team bus was back on the road for barely 20 minutes after stopping for a late lunch at a Panera outside of Roanoke, Virginia. Nittany Lion fifth-year senior and co-captain Grant Ament was already a bit more than uneasy. And it wasn’t the panini sandwich, either.

Great message from Justin Inacio of Ohio State men’s lacrosse team.

World Lacrosse will not hold men’s U19 World Championship in 2020.

World Lacrosse and the Limerick 2020 Organizing Committee are confirming today that the Men’s U19 World Championship, originally scheduled for July 9-18, 2020 in Limerick, Ireland, will not be held in 2020.

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Blessed: N.J. newspaper delivery guy becomes coronavirus ‘godsend’ with extraordinary act of kindness.

“I’m at the ShopRite,” he said. “Do you need anything?”

That was the how Greg Dailey, newspaper man, became Greg Dailey, grocery deliverer. That was how a man who usually passes quickly through the lives of the 725 customers on his paper route became a surprising lifesaver for many of them. This woman gave him her shopping list, and at the end of the conversation, had one request: “Can you pick up something for Mrs. Miller across the street?”

World/National News

Shut it down: 2020 Summer Olympics officially postponed.

A day after a member of the IOC said the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the delay was made official Tuesday morning: The Games have been pushed back to a yet-to-be-determined date no later than next summer.

Your GIF/Video for March 25, 2020

Shout out to all the great docs, nurses, and healthcare workers out there: Singing doctors on the front lines.

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