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College Crosse Prospectus - March 30, 2020: Lacrosse Community Mourns The Loss Of Hall of Famer & Lax World Co-Founder Jim Darcangelo

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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 30, 2020.

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Rest in peace: US Lacrosse Magazine wrote a post mourning the loss of Hall of Famer & Lax World Co-Founder Jim Darcangelo.

Jim Darcangelo, a National Lacrosse Hall of Fame midfielder and co-founder of the sport’s first national retail store, died Saturday at his residence in Cape Canaveral, Fla. According to sources close with the family, Darcangelo, a 1975 Towson graduate who was a three-time All-American and three-time U.S. team member, was recently in a bicycle accident, suffering broken ribs and bleeding in his lungs.

From Testudo Times: Maryland men’s lacrosse is kept wondering after its season was cut short.

Thursday, March 12 started out as a regular day for the Maryland men’s lacrosse coaching staff. Head coach John Tillman and his assistants were in their offices preparing for their upcoming contest against Virginia — the team that eliminated them from the NCAA Tournament the year prior.

The grind never stops.

Oh boy: Why extra eligibility for spring college athletes is not a slam dunk as NCAA prepares to vote.

The discussion over what once thought to be a slam dunk — an additional year of eligibility for college athletes participating in spring sports — has now gone “sideways,” according to one Power Five athletic director.

Staying connected at LIU.

Everyone’s doing their part: Former Princeton lacrosse player, Dr. Evan Garfein, is now on front lines as COVID-19 doctor.

Dr. Evan Garfein, a member of the 1992 Princeton University national championship lacrosse team, is now a plastic surgeon turned emergency department physician at a Bronx hospital at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a great video posted by Taylor Cummings.

Shoot your shot: Seniors write an open letter to the MIAA Board of Director from girls lacrosse players throughout the state.

A group of senior girls lacrosse players have united in hopes of salvaging their season. They have drafted a letter to the MIAA Board of Directors, which is scheduled to meet on Monday. The gist of the letter is to persuade the Board to consider a 2020 season as long as is it safe to do so.

Yesterday would’ve been the first Big Ten Sunday of the year and yes I did cry a little when Penn State brought it up in a Tweet.

Blessed: Villanova women’s lacrosse alumni making a difference in medical field.

During this COVID-19 panademic, those in the medical field are working hard to save lives every day. Our women’s lacrosse program has many alumni who entered the medical field after graduating from Villanova. We checked in on six of our former players to see what have been up to since their playing days as a Wildcat and celebrate all of their live-saving accomplishments.

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Give me a dozen: This South Jersey bakery’s “Dr. Fauci” doughnuts keep selling out.

Stephen Simon likes to make doughnuts inspired by current events, but this time, he wasn’t sure exactly how he would. “I didn’t know if I was going to touch this one because it’s very, very sensitive,” said Simon, owner of JB Bakery in Burlington.

World/National News

“Working from home”: Microsoft tweaks Xbox and Teams services during 775 percent surge in cloud demand.

Microsoft is seeing a massive increase in demand for its cloud services during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “We have seen a 775 percent increase of our cloud services in regions that have enforced social distancing or shelter in place orders,” explains a Microsoft Azure blog post.

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Blessed: School administrator tells teen she’s valedictorian at drive-thru due to social distancing.

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