One on One With Kevin Crowley

November 3, 2015

In a return to more traditional interviews I venture up north to interview Kevin Crowley, a major force in lacrosse. Kevin’s achievements include 2010 USILA Player of the Year, 2010 First Team All-American, 2011 USILA Midfielder of the Year, 2011 First Team All-American, all-time points leader at Stony Brook University, first player drafted first overall in both the NLL and MLL draft, and member of 2014 World Champion Team Canada…


One on One With Rochester Rattlers Goalie John Galloway

October 29, 2015

Continuing the In Lacrosse We Trust One on One series we keep our goalie and native New York theme we sit down with Rochester Rattlers’ goalie John Galloway.  He was one of the most decorated goalies coming out of college.  John won two national championships as the starting keeper at Syracuse in 2008 and 2009 as well as a two time All American and two time Academic All American.  He…


One on One With Ohio Machine Goalie Scott Rodgers

October 26, 2015

As I continue this journalistic experience I hope to relate the dedication and love for the sport of lacrosse that these players possess. When I think about professional player this man comes to mind: Scott Rodgers. If I had a pick in the expansion draft this man would be my first pick. Hardworking, confident yet humble, great teammate, and intense competitor. Welcome Scott and thanks taking the time to speak…


One on One With Florida Launch Defenseman Tucker Durkin

October 3, 2015

I want to thank Tucker Durkin for taking time to answer some questions.  Tucker is a human eraser that takes offensive players out of the game and is a prototype defenseman that GMs and coaches dream of drafting. Many analysts and commentators say that your style was suited for the pro game right out of college.  What do you feel are the major differences for defensemen making the transition from…


One on One With Florida Launch Defender PT Ricci

October 1, 2015

I have finally had the opportunity to interview one of my favorite players!  Thank you for taking the time to speak with us, PT.   PT Ricci: Andrew, thanks for the opportunity to speak with you. It’s a pleasure to be interviewed by one of my favorite lacrosse writers/websites. Many fans associate you with the Boston Cannons, but you were initially drafted by the Chesapeake Bayhawks. You won two MLL championships…


MLL Teams Making Moves Prior to Expansion

September 15, 2015

Last week MLL teams announced their 23 man protected rosters as coaches protected their core players before trimming down to the 12 man protected list prior to the Atlanta Blaze picking their first draft.  This week we are looking at some of the players that were released.  With an expansion team many of these players will find a spot on a roster.  The talent available in this round has some…


One on One With Tomahawk Shades

September 13, 2015

Stepping outside the box and want to welcome Tomahawk Shades, an MLL sponsor, and say thank you for taking the time to answer some questions for our readers. First off can you introduce the people behind Tomahawk Shades to the ILWT readers? – Behind the scenes are myself (Andrew Shapiro) and my twin brother and partner Ryan Shapiro. We like to consider ourselves the Tomahawk Twins Your company has an…


One on One With the World Lacrosse Foundation

September 12, 2015

Andrew Baker: First and foremost introductions are in order.  Besides Casey Powell who is The World Lacrosse Foundation (WLF) leadership and key players? Lew Hamilton: Well, the WLF Board of Advisers is a small group of like-minded individuals bent on helping people really get more out of life through the power of sport—specifically our sport, lacrosse. Our Board is entirely populated with biographies of how lacrosse has positively affected a person’s…


One on One With Boston Cannons GM Kevin Barney

August 19, 2015

I would like to welcome Kevin Barney the Vice President and General Manager of the Boston Cannons. First and foremost thank you for taking time to answer our questions today. You have a very impressive New England sports background with the Patriots and the revolution. What drew you to the MLL? I became a lacrosse fan at Springfield College. They won the DIII National Championship my freshman year and I…


One on One With Florida Launch’s Megan Danner

August 13, 2015

Thank you making time in your schedule for this interview. How did you get involved in MLL lacrosse? Auburn University is not exactly a hotbed. What drew you to the sport? I was put on this path mainly due to luck and connections. I was one of the very lucky few graduating college that had a job in place at the time thanks to the economy. This job with Brock Communications pointed me towards…