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On Sunday, April 26th we got our answer, as news leaked that JHU picked former Cornell men’s lacrosse head coach Peter Milliman as the man to take over the Blue Jays. The school made it official on Monday, April 27th with a YouTube press conference to introduce Milliman to the public and media. So how did Hopkins do in their search for their new head coach? Below is my take on the process and the final selection of coach Milliman as the new boss of the Johns Hopkins men’s lacrosse team.
While the NCAA provided spring sport athletes impracted by COVID-19 an additional season of competition, the University of Denver is still weighing its options.
To kickoff our new #MayMemories series: #OTD in 2015 - Denver claimed its second @BIGEASTchamps tournament title.— Denver Men’s Lacrosse (@DU_MLAX) May 2, 2020
All-Tournament Team: @erikadamson33, @trevorbaptiste9, @wes_berg & @ConnorCanz_40 (MOP).#PioneerTogether pic.twitter.com/cHb1LJWcAM
With classes online and seasons canceled, spring sports teams have looked to alternative measures to celebrate their graduating seniors. While these remote Senior Nights are unconventional, their unabashed sentiment remains.
In March, the Ivy League canceled the remainder of all spring sports events due to the coronavirus pandemic. Canceled seasons meant canceled Senior Nights, and the spring sports teams missed out on the opportunity to honor the players who had dedicated four years to their respective teams.
Thank you, coach Dwan.
Thank you Bill Dwan for your extraordinary contributions to Lacrosse. A 3-time All-Amer defenseman, an Asst Coach for 2 yrs @LoyolaMLAX & 20 yrs as Asst/Assoc. Head Coach for @jhumenslacrosse . He won the Fred Smith in ‘91. We hope to see him on sidelines soon! pic.twitter.com/veJ3JjZI5Y— Roger Blumenthal (@rblument1) May 3, 2020
Wagner Athletics reached out to eight Men’s Lacrosse student-athletes for a Q&A to find out more about their athletic accomplishments outside of the lacrosse field and how it ultimately helped them develop as competitors.
“We love recruiting multiple sports athletes because they tend to be more dynamic lacrosse players” stated head coach Bill McCutcheon. ”Playing other sports helps athletes gain confidence and creates fierce competitors. We often take a look at highlight tapes from the other sports that our recruits are playing to see how they react in different scenarios- toughness, speed, aggressiveness and IQ can all be measured without watching just lacrosse play. We get very excited about multiple sport athletes and what they bring to the lacrosse field.”
Starting Short Stick Defensive Midfielder Jack Zukowski will be back in 2021 | Dedication, Commitment and Loyalty to the program, this will be #28’s 6th year with #MARIST #LACROSSE | #FAM #EC34 pic.twitter.com/9J7cATPoeE— Marist Lacrosse (@Marist_MensLax) May 1, 2020
Northwestern’s lacrosse season ended just as the Wildcats were on the verge of a breakthrough. NU opened its season with a 30-goal performance, a single-game record since Kelly Amonte Hiller took over in 2002. After tough losses to Notre Dame and Syracuse, the Cats, in their last game of the season, lost to top-ranked North Carolina by only two goals, the closest margin the Tar Heels had defeated a team by all season.
The son of one of the greatest football players in NFL history is coming to an HBCU, but not to play football. Lacrosse star Aris Brown, son of Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown, has committed to attend Hampton University.
Be it routine or ritual at this point, Sharon Love starts May 3 the same way year after year — mass at her church and then brunch with her daughter Alexis. Sunday marked 10 years since her younger daughter Yeardley’s murder. Yeardley Love was a senior lacrosse player at the University of Virginia at the time, and in the decade since her death, her family has worked tirelessly to spread education about domestic abuse and unhealthy relationships.
/barges in and presses 1 twice for the sake of pushing my agenda https://t.co/GeK5iAWPof— Ryan McDonnell (@RyanMcD29) May 3, 2020
Just a few days after Nick Mellen closed the door on one portion of his lacrosse career he’s ready to start thinking about the next one.
The two-time All-American defender announced recently that he would not return for another season with Syracuse lacrosse in 2021. The fifth-year senior had that option because the NCAA granted spring sport athletes whose seasons were cut short by the coronavirus an extra year of eligibility.
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But one New Jersey resident is thanking these people a different way—with balloon art. Eddie Lin, of Edison, has been creating balloon pieces for grocery store workers, postal mail carriers, and other essential workers as a token of appreciation for their work and dedication.
Carole Baskin, one of the zookeepers who skyrocketed to fame from Netflix’s “Tiger King,” hasn’t done many interviews because she was unhappy with how the docuseries presented her. However, she was recently tricked into giving an interview over Zoom by YouTubers posing as “Tonight Show” producers.
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