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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.
Quite sad. A good man, very talented player and great ambassador of our game. Jim always made time for people. https://t.co/golbpCqTjq— David Pietramala (@CoachPetro43) March 29, 2020
Taken five minutes ago.... condolences to Jim Darcangelo’s family, great player, great guy, one of our games greatest ambassadors.— Dom Starsia (@DomStarsiaPLL) March 29, 2020
Let’s have a safe week...we have a lot to be thankful for pic.twitter.com/UCdactvb8s
Lacrosse lost one of the giants of the game when Jim Darcangelo died at the age of 67. Darcangelo was a National Lacrossse Hall of Famer and co-founder of Lax World. READ MORE: https://t.co/pIsMTZQnC7 pic.twitter.com/PLhdbAqAMg— Capital Gazette Sports (@AACapitalSports) March 30, 2020
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.
What son does during lockdown pic.twitter.com/Nqg1qA0nXp— Steven Chermak (@s_chermak) March 27, 2020
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.
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.
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.
Missing us?— Penn State Lacrosse (@PennStateMLAX) March 29, 2020
Seeing as we should be getting ready to take on Maryland in the first @BigTenNetwork Sunday Night Primetime Lacrosse Game today, we thought we’d take look back at last year’s @B1GLacrosse opener. #WeAre pic.twitter.com/Fwywkfdb1m
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.
Thank you to all of our alums who became Nova Nurses and are out in the world saving lives! https://t.co/ehqYMwHGcV— Villanova WLAX (@NovaWLax) March 30, 2020
What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?
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.
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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