MLL Three Stars: Season Comes to Close

Chesapeake Bayhawks v Ohio Machine
July 27, 2015

An exciting Major League Lacrosse regular season is over and here are your three stars of the final weekend of action. 3) Kieran McArdle (Florida) – 4 goals, 3 assists Kieran McArdle helped his Florida Launch end the season with a bang, tallying seven points against Rochester Saturday. Six of the points came in the middle two quarters as the Launch outscored the Rattlers 11-5 on their way to an…

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MLL 2015 Rookie of the Year Candidates

Sankey-POW
July 27, 2015

After the MLL Draft in January, it was expected that Lyle Thompson would have run away with this award. The No. 1 overall pick handily won the Tewaaraton, given to college lacrosse’s best player, and was widely viewed as a top five college player of all-time when he graduated from Albany in May. But in one of the wildest MLL seasons in years, stiff competition grew from his classmates in…

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The Man Who Stepped Into Yesterday: Jesse Schwartzman Retires

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July 27, 2015

Rumors swirled about Jesse Schwartzman in the past couple of weeks. Would he return to Denver for another tour of duty in 2016? Walking into Mile High Stadium on Saturday afternoon there was no clear answer. As the game started, the New York Lizards did what the New York Lizards do: they scored early and often on the Denver Outlaws. Stalwart of Denver’s back line, Jesse Schwartzman was in net….

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Outlaws End Season With 15-14 Win

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July 27, 2015

The New York Lizards dominated the first half, but in the end, the Denver Outlaws dominated in the quarter that mattered most, the fourth quarter, and scored the final goal in overtime to end their season with a 15-14 win and finish with a record of 7-7. Goals were common for the Lizards in the first half. The team got contributions from a lot of different players. Leading the way…

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Machine Secure Second Seed With Boston Win

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July 26, 2015

After defeating Boston (8-6) for the second time in three weeks, Ohio (9-5) will ride a three game winning streak into the playoffs as the Machine beat the Cannons 17-16 on Saturday night in front of 2,731 fans at Selby Stadium in Delaware, Ohio. Five goals from five different Ohio players put the Machine up 5-3 after 15 minutes of play. Ohio’s Marcus Holman, along with Boston’s Joe Nardella and…

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Launch Close Season With Rattling Victory

Charlotte Hounds v Florida Launch
July 26, 2015

The Rochester Rattlers (8 – 6) closed out the regular season in the 2015 MLL campaign with a loss in an exciting road game against the Florida Launch (5 – 9). The Launch surged past the Rochester defense in the second and fourth quarters, as the Rattlers were not equipped to stop Lyle Thompson, whose six point afternoon (including a hat trick) ended with a pass to brother Miles Thompson…

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Dave Cottle Resigns From Bayhawks Coaching Duties

dave cottle
July 26, 2015

According to Quint Kessenich from Inside Lacrosse, the Chesapeake Bayhawks game last night against the Charlotte Hounds was the last for coa h Dave Cottle. Kessenich says that Cottle will remain in the Bayhawks front office, but will step back from the sidelines. In his years with the Bayhawks as their coach, Cottle led the team to back to back championship titles. Cottle coached at Loyola College for 19 years…

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Cannons and Machine Duke it Out for Home Field

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July 25, 2015

Playoff teams are locked in, and the Cannons and Machine will battle for home-field advantage this Saturday. Boston is coming off an overtime thriller at Navy-Marine Corp Memorial Stadium last Thursday, as Max Seibald’s game-winner catapulted the Cannons into the playoffs. With New York securing the top seed, spots 2-4 are for the taking. The Cannons currently sit tied for second place at 8-5. To secure a home game the…

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Launch Reflect On Second Season

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July 25, 2015

As the season is wrapping up and the Florida Launch get ready to take the field for their last game, you can’t help but see the huge come back the team has made this past month. Although it was a little too late in the season for this come back to bring them to the final four, it helps give the team a tip on what they should do for…

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Garrett Thul Returning to Major League Lacrosse

Florida Launch v Chesapeake Bayhawks
July 24, 2015

Major League Lacrosse and the Armed Forces have always had a long and distinguished relationship. From the number of players that have made the jump to the MLL from the three military academies, the charitable partnership efforts with organizations like Wounded Warrior Foundation and to the home stadium of the Bayhawks being Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Most recently, the relationship will have a bit of a homecoming as an MLL…

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