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College Crosse Prospectus - April 28, 2020: Johns Hopkins Introduces Peter Milliman & Report - Cornell Names Connor Buczek Interim Coach For 2021

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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 28, 2020.

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Here’s the JHU press conference from yesterday introducing Peter Milliman as the new head coach of the Blue Jays.

Report: Cornell names Connor Buczek interim coach for 2021.

Following the announcement that Peter Milliman would be Cornell to take the head coaching job at Johns Hopkins; Cornell has moved quickly and announced current offensive coordinator Connor Buczek will serve as the team’s head coach for the 2021 season, after which a national search will take place. The news was first reported by John Johnson and Spectrum News in Central New York and later confirmed by a spokesman for the school.

The Cornell Daily Sun with an article about Milliman leaving for Hopkins and Buczek being bumped to interim head coach.

A head coach vacancy for a historic program on April 14 prompted a chain reaction throughout college lacrosse — leading to Cornell’s head coach Peter Milliman’s leaving the Red for Johns Hopkins. Longtime coach Dave “Petro” Pietramala and the Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse program mutually agreed to part ways, opening up the Blue Jays’ head coaching spot.

Nice article by Bill Wagner of the Capital Gazette: Navy men’s lacrosse faced challenges from start to finish.

Joe Amplo never would have imagined his first season as Navy men’s lacrosse head coach would be so bizarre. One crazy, unexpected event during a season is unnerving enough. To have the natural order of things upended twice in the same spring is beyond comprehension.

#AnotherOne: Syracuse’s Stephen Rehfuss to return for 2021 season.

Stephen Rehfuss became the fifth Syracuse lacrosse senior to announce that he’d make use of an NCAA exception and return in 2021 on Monday. But the Orange’s leading assist man through five games of a coronavirus-shortened season didn’t need to wait to make up his mind. He simply needed to sort out logistics surrounding his sixth year of school.

Nice article on Marquette’s Cole Froemming.

When Marquette men’s lacrosse senior defender Cole Froemming was being recruited, the “student” part of being a student-athlete was just as important as playing the sport he loves. “I wanted to be as close to home as possible at a good school with a strong academic rigor,” Froemming said.

Good boy.

From News 12 Long Island: Hofstra lacrosse coach discusses NCAA’s ruling that seniors can return for another season.

News 12’s Kevin Maher talks to Hofstra lacrosse coach Seth Tierney about the NCAA’s ruling that senior athletes can return for another season, what the means for his son returning to play for him and why the ruling is not all good news.

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Blessed: Blue Angels fly over NYC, NJ on Tuesday.

The Thunderbirds and the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, will honor those on the frontline of COVID-19 with a formation flight over New York City and New Jersey Tuesday.

World/National News

Oh boy: Man arrested in drive-by shooting at “Duck Dynasty” star’s home as family.

Authorities announced the arrest of a man in connection with the drive-by shooting at the Louisiana estate of “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson. Daniel King Jr. was booked into a correctional center after two homes in West Monroe were struck by gunfire on Friday afternoon, the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post. No one was injured in the shooting, authorities said.

Your GIF/Video for April 28, 2020

Love in the time of COVID-19.

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