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College Crosse Prospectus - April 27, 2020: Peter Milliman To Take Over At Johns Hopkins

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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 April 27, 2020.

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Big news out of Homewood: Johns Hopkins hires Peter Milliman as next head coach.

As first reported by Chris Jastrzembki not long ago, Johns Hopkins has hired Cornell Head Coach Pete Milliman to be their next head coach. The Hopkins head coaching position opened up two weeks when long time head coach Dave Pietramala and the school parted ways after 20 years. That left arguably the biggest head coaching position in the entire sport open, and set in motion a coaching search that included many names over the past 12 days.

Inside Lacrosse reports that Michael Sowers is headed to Duke.

Finishing as Princeton’s all-time leading scorer, Michael Sowers has been making calls in the last 48 hours to inform his finalists of his destination for the 2021 college lacrosse season. Sowers is bound for Duke pending admission, multiple sources confirmed with Inside Lacrosse this weekend.

Good post from Ed Lee of the Baltimore Sun: With few athletes to advise, Maryland athletic trainers pitching in to help contain coronavirus.

Tim Happel has become accustomed to delivering disappointment.As the head athletic trainer at Howard Community College in Columbia, Happel has often had the unenviable assignment of informing an athlete that an injury has delayed or ended his or her season. Now in his other career as an athletic trainer at MedStar Sports Medicine, he has been tasked with calling people to let them know that they tested negative for the novel coronavirus.

Fun article from Tanner Demling of Lacrosse Bucket: NFL players that played lacrosse.

The 2020 NFL Draft wrapped up on Saturday after three days of action. And while Bill Belichick didn’t draft anyone with a lacrosse background, there were still some mentions of lacrosse during the draft. In the first round, the Tennessee Titans selected Georgia offensive tackled Isaiah Wilson, who played both football and lacrosse in high school at Brooklyn Poly Prep (N.Y.). Also, Notre Dame defensive end Jamir Jones, who signed with the Houston Texans as a UFA on Saturday night, played both in high school as well at Aquinas Institute (N.Y.).

The grind never stops.

Everyone’s chipping in: Senior season suspended, George Mason lacrosse player turns attention to sewing protective masks.

On or off the field, George Mason University women’s lacrosse player Morgan Rynn has never been one to stay on the sideline. With the season canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, Rynn has gone from midfielder to seamstress.

A year later, Cabrini’s national championship is a cherished memory for Berks lacrosse players

Nick Waligurski hasn’t picked up a lacrosse stick since the day he held the trophy. The Berks Catholic grad had opportunities. Men’s league teams. An alumni game. He just can’t bring himself to do it. “I’m perfectly fine with going out on top,” Waligurski said. “A champion in the last game of my career. That’s something I think is very special.”

Blessed

Nice post on the origin of #TeamWallBallChallenge2020: Local lacrosse coaches spark nation-wide competition.

High school athletes everywhere miss being on the field. “I really miss having lacrosse every day after school,” said Avon boys lacrosse junior Owen Folkwein. “It gave me something to do and I miss all my friends I had on the team.” And turning off that competitive instinct doesn’t come easy.

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Blessed: Quick-thinking cop pushes burning SUV away from restaurant drive-thru, likely saving building.

A police officer’s actions likely saved a fast food restaurant from burning down Sunday, officials said. An SUV caught fire Sunday in the drive-thru of a Taco Bell on Route 72 East in Manahawkin, and started to spread to the lower part of the building, Stafford Township Police Department spokesman Capt. James Vaughn said.

World/National News

Americans may be suffering ‘quarantine fatigue,’ going out more, study says.

Some Americans could be suffering from “quarantine fatigue” and leaving home to go out more frequently, according to a new report.

A study by the Maryland Transportation Institute at the University of Maryland showed a subtle shift toward people making more outdoor trips — ones expected to rise with some states starting to reopen, according to The Washington Post.

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