Lizards Come Back to Beat Rattlers

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April 26, 2016

The 2016 MLL season Opening Day was a dramatic one, as it saw a new franchise establish itself despite taking a loss in their first game and some close contests. No matchup, however, was as highly anticipated and lived up to the expectations than the rematch of last year’s championship match between the New York Lizards and Rochester Rattlers, in which the defending champions Lizards took their first step towards…

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Machine Open Season With 16 Goals, Top Launch

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April 26, 2016

In an entertaining and well-played game, the Ohio Machine opened the 2016 season defeating the Florida Launch 16-14.  This victory marked the Machine’s first win in the Sunshine State.  Six different players scored as the Machine answered every run that Florida launched at them.  Having made the playoffs two years in a row, Ohio has high expectations as they managed to keep their core players on the roster despite the…

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MLL 2016 Season Preview: Boston Cannons

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April 23, 2016

Adam Ghitelman made a save midway through overtime in Hempstead, New York for the Boston Cannons last August. Instead of passing the ball away, Ghitelman run up the field, ripping off a shot easily saved by New York Lizards’ goalie Drew Adams. Boston Cannons fans held their breath. Adams quickly threw the ball downfield, and Matt Gibson laid in the game winner with 7:16 remaining in overtime. With the goal,…

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MLL 2016 Season Preview: New York Lizards

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April 23, 2016

Teams in Major League Lacrosse have spent the entire offseason getting ready for the upcoming season, and come Saturday, April 23rd, fans will get chance to see how much that hard work pays off. No team has had to work harder than the defending MLL champions, the New York Lizards. They realize they have a huge target on their backs, especially since the MLL expanded to nine teams during the…

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MLL 2016 Season Preview: Chesapeake Bayhawks

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April 22, 2016

The Bayhawks have had two sub par years summers after winning back-to-back championships. Depth is a huge issue as the roster has turned over since the days of holding the title at the end of Championship Weekend. Chesapeake looks to return to form this summer and add players who will be staples in their lineup every week. Of the fourteen games played in 2015, only three players played in all…

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MLL 2016 Season Preview: Ohio Machine

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April 20, 2016

Welcome to the Machine. Ever since John Algie donned his mad scientist lab coat and drafted Tom Schreiber out of Princeton, and picked Kyle Harrison and Peter Baum from the LXM Pro Tour, the Ohio Machine went from a perennial 2-12 team to an overnight contender for the Steinfeld Cup.  With the addition of the three all-star midfielders, Ohio addressed its anemic midfield production and produced one of the most…

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MLL 2016 Season Preview: Rochester Rattlers

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April 19, 2016

City: Rochester, New York Head Coach: Tim Soudan (Fifth Year) Stadium: Wegmans Stadium Returning Top Scorer: Jordan Wolf 2015 Record: 8 – 6 For the past two seasons, the Rochester Rattlers have made it to the Final Game just to come up short. Fighting tooth and nail last season and being the favorite in the season prior, the team from the Flower City, who last hoisted the Cup in 2008…

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Charlotte Hounds Name Jim Stagnitta Head Coach

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April 4, 2016

The Charlotte Hounds of Major League Lacrosse today officially introduced Jim Stagnitta as the team’s new Head Coach for 2016. He becomes just the second coach in the Hounds’ five-year history, as former Head Coach Mike Cerino recently transitioned into the General Manager role. The Hounds today also announced their assistant coaching staff, which will see the team retain Brad Touma and add Tony Resch. “The front office has spent…

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NCAA Midseason Top Five MLL Prospects

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April 4, 2016

We are just over halfway through the 2016 campaign so it seems appropriate to check in on some of the 2017 MLL draft prospects. Specifically, I want to look at this years draft-eligible midfield group. Last season, I don’t think it was much of a question that Duke midfielder, Myles Jones, was the best midfielder and would be drafted #1 overall. Is Sergio Perkovic that guy this year? It is still…

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MLL Championship Returns to Atlanta For Third Year

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March 23, 2016

Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, announced today the location for the season-ending marquee event, the 2016 Championship Game. The season will finish once again in metro Atlanta on Saturday, August 20 with the 2016 Championship Game hosted at Fifth Third Bank Stadium on the campus of Kennesaw State University. This marks the third consecutive year that the greater Atlanta area has hosted the MLL Championship Game….

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