MLL: Bayhawks announce coaching staff

March 15, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, MD –  The Chesapeake Bayhawks are blessed to have one of the most successful head coaches in NCAA lacrosse history on staff leading the team. Dave Cottle built a Hall of Fame résumé during his 28 years at Loyola and Maryland, amassing a tremendous career record of 279-115. Now the Bayhawks are bringing aboard one of the few Division I head coaches that actually won more games than Cottle. The…


MLL: Bayhawks announce doubleheader with WPLL

February 21, 2018

  ANNAPOLIS, MD – Women’s sports history will be made this summer in Annapolis when the Baltimore Pride take on the Philadelphia Fire in a special doubleheader that showcases both men’s and women’s professional lacrosse. The Chesapeake Bayhawks are proud to announce they will host the inaugural game of the new Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) with the hometown Baltimore Brave battling the Philadelphia Fire. That contest will be the first…


MLL: Teams fill out rosters at supplemental draft

January 19, 2018

This past Wednesday, Major League Lacrosse held its annual supplemental draft with former Florida Launch goaltender Benny Pugh going first overall to the Boston Cannons. Teams can only protect 19 players prior to the start of the season, so the supplemental draft helps teams re-stock their rosters to the allowed 35 players. At this point, it’s safe to say that the MLL talent pool more resembles a waterpark in size…


MLL: Bayhawks announce Cottle’s return as head coach

December 14, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Longtime member of the Chesapeake Bayhawks organization, Dave Cottle, has signed on as Head Coach for the 2018 Major League Lacrosse (MLL) season, succeeding previous head coach, Brian Reese, the team announced Wednesday. Cottle will also retain his responsibilities as general manager going forward. Cottle is not a new face for the Chesapeake Bayhawks and is certainly not a new face in the game of lacrosse. Cottle…


Press Release: New stadium for MLL’s Bayhawks

December 1, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Chesapeake Sports and Entertainment Group (CSEG) revealed plans on Thursday for a multi-sport field and performance complex, featuring a stadium and amphitheater, to be the home for Major League Lacrosse’s Chesapeake Bayhawks. The new complex will be constructed in a phased approach, situated in Crownsville, MD, where the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds and former Crownsville Hospital currently reside. Phase one of the project will begin on…


MLL: Rattlers on the move to Frisco

November 17, 2017

At 11 a.m. EST on Thursday, November 16, outgoing Major League Lacrosse commissioner David Gross took the podium at a press conference and announced the relocation of the Rochester Rattlers franchise to Dallas, Texas. The announcement took place at The Star in Frisco, the practice facility of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and host of the 2017 MLL championship. The 12,000 seat practice facility will be the only indoor venue in…


Press Release: Launch announce 23-man roster

October 3, 2017

The Florida Launch roster has been reduced to 23 players ahead of the Supplemental Draft that will take place on Friday, Dec. 8. The latest roster, listed below, features some new Launch players but also marks the return of several team veterans. All but three players – Kevin Reisman, Brian von Bargen, and Michael Tagliaferri – appeared in a game for the Launch in 2017. Reisman was acquired last Friday…


Press Release: Bayhawks trade for Steele Stanwick as 23-man roster announced

October 3, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Chesapeake Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse announced their protected 23-man roster for the 2018 season on Monday, alongside a trade announcement which introduced Steele Stanwick, formerly of the Ohio Machine, to the Bayhawks squad in exchange for a 2019 2nd round collegiate draft pick. As the Bayhawks and Chesapeake Sports & Entertainment Group continue the initiative to build an MLL-dedicated stadium in Maryland, maintaining a focus…


Rise of the Machine

September 4, 2017

On August 19, Major League Lacrosse capped off another closely contested season with a rematch of their 2016 championship. The Ohio Machine and Denver Outlaws proved themselves to be the top two teams throughout the regular season and the final in Dallas at The Star in Frisco, Texas lived up to the regular season hype both squads generated. In 2016, Denver rallied behind their veterans and rookies to reel off…


Machine crowned 2017 MLL champions

August 20, 2017

It wasn’t as close as last year’s final, but that doesn’t mean it was any less dramatic. A year after losing to the Denver Outlaws in the last seconds of the 2016 Steinfeld Cup, the Ohio Machine roared to life in the fourth quarter on Saturday night for a 17-12 win over the Outlaws to capture their first Major League Lacrosse championship. Marcus Holman’s natural hat-trick in the fourth-quarter was…