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College Crosse Prospectus - April 6, 2020: New Crossecast & Mac O’Keefe To Return To Penn State For 2021 Season

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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 6, 2020.

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Check out our newest Crossecast that Jake, Ryan, myself, & special guest Chris all taped on Saturday night.

There’s been a bit of news to come out this week on the NCAA Lacrosse front, so let’s bring it all together and share with you our takes on a brand new edition of COLLEGE CROSSECAST!

On this edition I’m joined by Safe, Jake, and Chris as we tackle the NCAA’s decision to grant seniors a 5th year and all the consequences that come with it. After tackling the serious stuff with the new realities of our COVID-19 world and all that for the first half, we open it up to some fun, including a mailbag question on our thoughts about uniforms.

RUN IT BACK!!: Mac O’Keefe to return to Penn State for the 2021 season.

Penn State lacrosse received some very encouraging and morale-boosting news earlier today, when Mac O’Keefe, the senior attackman announced via his Twitter account, that he was returning to Happy Valley for the 2021 lacrosse season.

Here’s a nice article on Denver’s Jack Hannah: Milford grad Jack Hannah’s lacrosse season with nationally-ranked Denver ends abruptly.

Milford High School 2017 graduate Jack Hannah returned home to Cincinnati after a shocking and disappointing end to his 2020 lacrosse season at the University of Denver. Hannah led the nationally-ranked Pioneers in both goals and assists before their season abruptly ended, along with the entire NCAA spring sports schedule.

My name is Gladiator!!

From The Daily Tar Heel: UNC men’s lacrosse team maintains culture of family through COVID-19.

The members of the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team consider themselves to be part of a brotherhood, and they’ve all experienced that sense of family in different ways, ever since the spread of COVID-19 brought the team’s season to a premature end. For junior attackman Chris Gray, who transferred from Boston University to UNC after his sophomore season, he felt that bond as soon as he arrived in Chapel Hill.

The grind never stops.

Blessed: England lacrosse star and doctor on NHS Covid-19 front line Rebecca Jordache.

“Helpless” is the word used repeatedly by Dr Rebecca Jordache to describe her frame of mind. Just days ago, the England lacrosse international was working in hospital wards on the front line in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic; now she is at home in isolation after contracting Covid-19.

Rutgers lacrosse 2020 season in review.

The 2020 men’s lacrosse season will forever go down as a year interrupted, as the COVID-19 pandemic caused an early cancellation to the spring sports season. After the season’s early conclusion, we take a look back at what 2020 meant for the Scarlet Knights.

What’s Up, New PhilaJersey?

Oh boy: Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus.

The coronavirus is infecting New Yorkers of all stripes. A 4-year-old Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the COVID-19 bug after developing a dry cough, the Wildlife Conservation Society said in a statement Sunday.

World/National News

From ESPN: NBA, ESPN working on televising H-O-R-S-E competition.

The NBA and ESPN are working on televising a H-O-R-S-E competition involving several high-profile players, sources told ESPN. Discussions have been ongoing among the NBA, NBPA and ESPN about a competition among several players in isolation — presumably using home gyms — that would include them competing shot for shot in the traditional playground game, sources said.

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The Dogtor will see you now.

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