FIL Awards: The Best Performances Over the Week

July 22, 2014

Photo Credit: Di Miller As the World Lacrosse Games 2014 have come to a conclusion, with the cloud of lacrosse memories still fresh in my mind. It is time to give my shout outs to those that showed great honor to the creator the past 10 days. Goalie of the Tournament:  Dillon Ward of Canada for his outstanding play all tournament long as well as his outstanding effort in the…

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Japan Looking to Perform the Impossible Against USA Tonight

July 13, 2014

Photo Credit: Di Miller JAPAN Unfortunately for Japan, they are a good team that got placed in a powerhouse pool grouping and were handed an uphill battle of a schedule.  Japan has gone up against Australia and Iroquois thus far in the past three days, are are held low at two losses. Their first match against Australia seemed very promising as they played well into double overtime and lost by…

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Lizards Run Up on Israel; Israel Third Int’l Team to Compete Against MLL

April 14, 2014

As was expected, JoJo Marasco and Rob Pannell looked as good on the field as they usually do. Unexpectedly, Israel performed extremely sub-par.  The Lizards ran up the score to a final of 21-3. I equate this game to a previous one I watched this NCAA season: Lehigh versus Loyola. Both teams are very good, but the Lizards and Loyola are much higher caliber lacrosse programs than either Israel or…

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USA Player Profile: Marcus Holman

March 27, 2014

USA Profile: Marcus Holman Position: Attack College: University of North Carolina Professional: Ohio Machine   Marcus Holman has played a role in transforming North Carolina back into a national power.  Even though his career didn’t end the way he wanted, he still has the ability to improve on his game and win a medal that every few have the opportunity to play for during their career.   Holman came to…

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Team USA Profile: JoJo Marasco

March 19, 2014

Position: Midfield College: Syracuse Professional: New York Lizards   JoJo Marasco has been making headlines in the lacrosse world for years now. In high school, he decided to recant his commitment to Ohio State and moved to Syracuse University. He walks into the Carrier Dome his sophomore year and dons the fabled 22 jersey, long known for greatness in lacrosse. Marasco worked tirelessly on his game and in time may…

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Team USA Profile: Michael Evans

March 17, 2014

Position: Defense College: Johns Hopkins University Professional: Chesapeake Bayhawks   Michael Evans worked his way to the highest levels of lacrosse and has brought a fierce determination to be one of the best in the game. Walking into Hopkins, he was a part of a class that had to replace long time starters on defense. Chris Watson, Tom Garvey, and Greg Raymond had anchored the defense for years and were…

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Team USA Profile: David Lawson

March 16, 2014

Position: Midfield College: Duke University Professional: Rochester Rattlers David Lawson has been involved in high-level lacrosse since his arrival on campus at Duke University. His first year at Duke, Lawson was a defensive midfielder for an offensive-minded team, which means that he was used in a variety of roles and situations in his inaugural season in Durham. He saw action in all 20 games that season and ended it in…

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Team USA: Who is Kevin Leveille?

March 7, 2014

USA Profile: Kevin Leveille Position: Attack College: UMass ’03 Professional Team: Rochester Rattlers   Kevin Leveille is a 10-year Lacrosse veteran and one of the most impressive athletes of the decade.  He’s a player who’s shaped by not only natural talent but had a great upbringing that led to his success. He played for the TAYA Chiefs and thrived in high school before finding a place at UMass, where he…

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Team USA Player Profile: Steele Stanwick

March 4, 2014

Hometown: Baltimore, MD High School: Loyola Blakefield ’08 College: Virginia ’12 MLL Team: Ohio Machine Has anyone had quite the career that Steele Stanwick has had so far? If they have, they are far and few between. Stanwick has been a star at every level he has played at starting back in high school at Loyola Blakefield. The eldest Stanwick set a school record for career points with 231 of…

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FIL Announces Schedule for World Championships

March 4, 2014

The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced the complete schedule and division alignments for the 2014 FIL Men’s World Championship, which takes place July 10-19 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., the “Official Competition City” for the world championship. A record 38 nations will participate in this year’s world championship and will play 142 games over 10 days, beginning with a rematch of the last world championship game….

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