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McDaniels: Getting on the Blaze Bandwagon

I am very close to completely jumping on the Atlanta Blaze bandwagon. It is hard to figure out how an expansion team will do in their first year, but so far, the Blaze look to be fighting for a playoff spot. Now that some of the pieces are coming together, you can see that this is not your ordinary first-year franchise. Also, when you realize Myles Jones, the #1 overall…

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Brown Knocks Off Navy Despite No Molloy

Providence, Rhode Island – Navy and Brown went down to the wire in the second quarterfinal at Brown Stadium. Brown’s defense had to withstand a furious comeback to continue onto the Final Four in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania next weekend. Coach Lars Tiffany and his Brown Bears take the 11-10 and move into the national semifinal. After a turnover in transition giving the ball to Navy, T.J Hanzsche would open the scoring….

CHARLOTTE, NC - JUNE 05:  Brendan Fowler #3 of the Charlotte Hounds wins a face-off against Greg Puskuldjian #94 of the Ohio Machine during their game at American Legion Memorial Stadium on June 5, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ohio won 14-12.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Lizards Lose First Contest, Fall to Hounds 21-18

The talks of an undefeated season in Major League Lacrosse has been put to rest this weekend. After receiving their first loss last weekend from the Ohio Machine, the New York Lizards defeated the only remaining undefeated in the MLL, the Charlotte Hounds, 21-18. Both teams used different strategies throughout the game. For the Lizards, their offensive game plan was centered around one player: Rob Pannell. Pannell scored an amazing…


Maryland Takes Down Cuse to Advance to Final Four

Providence, Rhode Island – B1G Ten will have a representative in the Final Four as Maryland was able to defeat the Syracuse Orange by a score of 13-7. With the win, Maryland moved onto Championship Weekend in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Maryland is hoping to bring their first title back to College Park since 1975. After both teams traded possessions to open the contest, Syracuse would strike first. Attackman Tim Barber dodged…

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Rush Sweep Roughnecks, Will Face Bandits in Champions Cup

The Saskatchewan Rush completed a series sweep of the Calgary Roughnecks in the Western Division Finals last night by a score of 12-9. The victory gives the Rush the opportunity to defend for the Champions Cup against the Buffalo Bandits next weekend beginning in Buffalo and back to Saskatoon on June 4. The 15,192 Saskatchewan fans in attendance were treated to a close hard fought game between two long time…


North Carolina Makes First Final Four Since 1993

The quarterfinals of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament concluded, and now we know who will be going to the semi-finals at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The University of North Carolina Tar Heels will join Maryland, Brown, and Loyola as they defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 13-9, their first semi-finals appearance since 1993. The first quarter was a back-and-forth between both teams. North Carolina got things started…

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Bandits Dispose of BlackWolves 20-15, Advance to Finals

Last night the Buffalo Bandits (15-5) advanced to the Champions Cup after defeating the BlackWolves (11-10) 20-15 and winning the series 2-0.  This will be the Bandits first appearance since 2008, when they defeated the Portland LumberJax 14-13. It didn’t take long for the Bandits to get the ball rolling.  Jay Thorimbert won the opening draw and took a pass from Mitch Jones to net the first goal of the…


Rush Look to Bury Roughnecks in Game 2 of West Finals

After earning a decisive win in Game 1 of the West Division Finals, the Saskatchewan Rush will seek to move on to their second straight Champion’s Cup when they take on the Calgary Roughnecks in Saskatoon tonight. Game 1 was tied 8-8 after three quarters, but the Rush went on a three-goal run to open the fourth and build up a lead the Roughnecks had no answer for en route…

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UPDATE: Dom Starsia Reportedly Offered Three-Year Contract Extension

Just a couple of days ago, there was a report that the University of Virginia would not renew Dom Starsia’s contract when it expired in January. In a complete 180, Starsia, the team’s coach for the past 24 seasons, has been offered a new contract, with Ty Xanders reporting that it is a three-year deal. No word on whether or not Starsia has accepted the offer. On Tuesday, an email…

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What Impact Might Dom Starsia’s Departure Bring To College Lacrosse?

Multiple sources have reported that the University of Virginia will not renew head coach Dom Starsia’s contract at the end of his deal in January 2017. A reported email circulating around the Virginia Lacrosse Alumni Network stated the news, although a source has said that two prominent UVA alums know nothing about the circulating email. Starsia has coached the Cavaliers for 24 years, going 274-103 with four national championships, 13 final four…