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College Crosse Prospectus - April 30, 2020: Connor Buczek On New Opportunity At Cornell & Yale’s Konrad Collins Saves Man’s Life

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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 30, 2020.

College Crosse News

My Twin Tiers with a segment on new Cornell men’s lacrosse head coach Connor Buczek.

Coach Buczek also talked to Lax Sports Net.

US Lacrosse Mag with an awesome post about how Yale’s Konrad Collins sprung into action and saved an ailing man’s life.

We’ve seen heroes of all kinds during the pandemic, and some have no idea that it will be them. Like Yale men’s lacrosse sophomore Konrad Collins, who saved the life of an ailing man Monday outside his home.

Penn State’s Mac O’Keefe was interviewed as part of the NCAA’s #UnitedAsOne campaign.

Mac O’Keefe talks favorite New York sports teams, following in his dad’s footsteps and winning the 2019 Big Ten championship. Throughout this #UnitedAsOne series, we’ll be interviewing student-athletes to highlight those affected and celebrate the value and positive impact of college sports.

The grind never stops.

BU lacrosse coaches face challenges to stay in touch with teams virtually,

Men’s lacrosse picked up a win in their first PL game of the season against the Colgate Raiders (0-6, 0-2 PL), which ended up being the team’s only conference bout of the season. The abrupt ending to the season discontented Polley and the rest of the team. “Everybody was disappointed here,” Polley said. “We were very optimistic about making noise in the Patriot League.”

Didn’t we almost have it all?

The Diamondback with a good article on Griffin Brown’s decision to transfer to Maryland: Colgate attackman Griffin Brown plans to join Maryland men’s lacrosse.

Griffin Brown, John Geppert and Justin Shockey were high school teammates, starring for the Landon School in Bethesda ... But after four years apart, the trio is back together — Brown is planning on transferring to Maryland men’s lacrosse, he told The Diamondback in a message. The move was first reported by ESPN’s Chris Jastrzembski.

Emerson College lacrosse players pay tribute to former teammate Daniel Hollis.

The Emerson College lacrosse team joined together to share special memories and reveal a heartfelt plan to honor a teammate who tragically died following an altercation in Brighton last year. Emotional tributes came pouring in from the men’s lacrosse team in memory of Daniel Hollis, a sophomore goalie who died from a brain injury he sustained.

We do what we can.

From the Daily Orange: How Jamie Trimboli’s transformed shot led to 1st team All-American season.

The way Army goalie Wyatt Schupler reacted to Jamie Trimboli’s shot was logical. Most goalies did the same: they figured he’d shoot high. Film showed Trimboli’s tendency. Analysis by announcers confirmed it.

CBS Philly with a great segment on former Villanova women’s lacrosse player Christine Graziano and her time as a nurse on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.

A Villanova University student-athlete has gone from the lacrosse field to the frontlines in the battle against COVID-19. At this time last year, Christine Graziano was juggling lacrosse and nursing school.

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Blessed: Retired teacher’s “I spy” front yard game brings joy to N.J. neighbors during coronavirus.

Alan and Linda Roseman have used stuffed animals to create a game on the front of their home in Freehold. Children come by to see if they can “spy” the stuffed animals hidden around the exterior of their home.

World/National News

People are fleeing NYC because of COVID-19 and vowing never to return.

Wendy Silverstein never thought she’d leave New York City for good. The 58-year-old design publicist has called her beloved East Village apartment home for 30 years ... For now, Silverstein and Crellin have been able to stay rent-free in a red-sided house owned by a friend’s friend. But they plan to stay longer — because one thing that’s become clear as they settle into life outside the city is that they’re probably not coming back. Even if it’s deemed safe to return, they’ve become disillusioned.

Your GIF/Video for April 30, 2020

When you get lost in the song & for a minute forget that you are in #LaxQuarantine.

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