Press Release: Skip Lichtfuss named director of national teams and high performance for US Lacrosse

May 24, 2018

SPARKS, Md. — Skip Lichtfuss, a National Lacrosse Hall of Fame player with a long connection to the U.S. National Teams Program, has been named as the director of national teams and high performance for US Lacrosse. “We’re very fortunate to have Skip join US Lacrosse and to serve our national teams program,” said Ann Kitt Carpenetti, vice president for lacrosse operations at US Lacrosse. “His lifetime involvement with lacrosse at…

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Press Release: US Lacrosse announces National Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductees

May 24, 2018

SPARKS, Md. (May 23, 2018) — The National Lacrosse Hall of Fame announced the addition of nine new inductees as the Class of 2018, following approval by US Lacrosse’s Board of Directors. The newest members will be officially inducted in a ceremony on Saturday, September 29, at The Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley, Md. The 2018 inductees are: Kevin Cassese, Elizabeth Leigh Bradley Friedman, A.J. Haugen, Alex Kahoe, Phyllis Kilgour,…

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Press Release: Machine activate Baum

May 18, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Machine have added midfielder Peter Baum from the MLL Inactive List to the 25-man roster. Baum played in every game last season for the Machine, including both playoff games. His 52 points put him on the top of the leaderboard for the team and the league. The three-time MLL All-Star netted 31 goals and was the only Machine player to score a two-point goal. In…

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MLL: Outlaws lose 24-22 to Bayhawks

May 14, 2018

DENVER — The Denver Outlaws fell 24-22 in a back-and-forth, high-scoring game to the Chesapeake Bayhawks on Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Despite scoring a season-high 22 goals and rallying from a five-score fourth-quarter deficit, Denver was never able to overcome a Chesapeake 13-point third quarter and four two-goal tallies. Midfielder Drew Snider led all scorers with a career-high six goals—representing only the 20th six-goal game in…

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Swarm aims for second-straight trip to NLL Cup

May 12, 2018

(DULUTH, Ga.) – The Georgia Swarm (11-7) can make its second-straight bid for the NLL Finals if it wins against the Rochester Knighthawks (11-8) on Saturday, May 12. The Swarm is hosting the East Division Finals at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Field at Infinite Energy Arena. Faceoff is set for 7:05 p.m. ET, and the game is presented by Axiom Corporation. Country music band Thompson Square will host a 12-minute halftime…

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Press Release: Outlaws acquire Bellistri

May 11, 2018

DENVER — The Denver Outlaws on Wednesday acquired third-year attackman Kylor Bellistri from the Boston Cannons in exchange for long-stick midfielder Larken Kemp and a third-round selection in the 2019 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft, it was announced. A native of Newport News, Va., Bellistri (6-2, 200) tallied 56 points (33 goals, 23 assists), 42 ground balls and eight caused turnovers in 21 career games (2016-18) with the Cannons. Through…

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MLL: Chesapeake falls to Charlotte in Thursday matchup

May 4, 2018

CHARLOTTE, NC – Standout midfielder Myles Jones amassed six points on a goal and five assists to lead the Chesapeake Bayhawks in a tough 14-13 loss to the Charlotte Hounds on Thursday night at Memorial Stadium. Second-year attackman Colin Heacock scored three goals and assisted on another for Chesapeake, which was outscored 7-4 over the second and third quarters and fell to 1-2. Charlotte defenseman Michael Ehrhardt scored what proved…

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Press Release: MLL teams up with American Cancer Society

May 2, 2018

BOSTON (May 1, 2018) – Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today that 28 players and coaches in the league will compete in the MLL Pink Challenge, a variation of the American Cancer Society’s national fundraising program, Real Men Wear Pink. Last season, the American Cancer Society was named the first official league-wide charity of choice by MLL and the inaugural MLL Pink Challenge raised nearly $50,000. Atlanta Blaze All-Star Scott…

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Press Release: Seneca Nation to host 2018 Founders Cup

May 2, 2018

OTTAWA, ON – The Seneca War Chiefs are proud to announce that the 2018 Founders Cup, the Junior B box lacrosse national championship, will be held on Seneca Nation First Nations Territory for the first time since the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) inaugurated the Founder’s Trophy in 1972. This year the highly anticipated competition will be held August 13 to 19, 2018 on the Allegany Territory of the Seneca Nation in Salamanca, New…

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Press Release: NLL unveils new championship trophy

May 1, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, April 30, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today unveiled its newly redesigned finals trophy, named the National Lacrosse League Cup. Featuring the NLL Star, the trophy reflects the League’s new brand direction and provides a dynamic design fit for a champion. The NLL Star, introduced within the league’s new logo, acknowledges the four original NLL teams from…

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