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Israel Rallies Past Slovakia

The Israel men’s national lacrosse team defeated No. 17 Slovakia, 11-8, in their championship debut at Amsterdam Bos on Thursday. Israel trailed 5-2 in the first half, but Richard Cheifitz and Ben Bretter combined for six straight goals to take the lead for good.   Slovakia cut the deficit to 8-7 with a pair of goals, but Alex Jacobs and Michael Pffefer rallied for three straight scores for Israel, who was able to run…

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Boston University Announces Ryan Polley As Head Coach, Press Conference at a Later Date

BOSTON – Ryan Polley, an 11-year coaching veteran in New England and the defensive coordinator for this year’s Ivy League tournament champion, has been named the inaugural head men’s lacrosse coach at Boston University, it was announced today by Assistant Vice President and Director of Athletics Mike Lynch. Polley (POLE-ee) has spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach at Yale University, heading up the defense for the past…

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WLA Preview: Burnaby Lakers Vs. New Westminster Salmonbellies

On Thursday night the New Westminster Salmonbellies will face off against the Burnaby Lakers. New Westminster has struggled recently losing four of their last five and will look to get back on track with a win against Burnaby. Burnaby will look to gain a big win against New Westminster because with a win Burnaby will move into a tie with Langley for first place in the WLA. The first meeting…

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Redmen Top the Lakers for the Second Time in a Row

It was a hot and sticky night at Iroquois Park Arena as the Lakers of Peterborough looked for revenge a loss at the hands of the Brooklin Redmen last week. Redmen veteran Shawn Williams was looking to celebrate his 38th birthday with a win over the Lakers. The Redmen jumped out to a hot start, scoring 16 seconds into the game from a goal off the draw from Caleb Wiles….

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MSL Preview: The Brampton Excelsiors Vs. The Peterborough Lakers

On Thursday night two of the top teams in the MSL will face off as the 2nd place Brampton Excelsiors face off against the 3rd place Peterborough Lakers. This is the first meeting between these two teams this year and will be a great test for both teams. The Peterborough Lakers come into this game having scored the most goals in the league by scoring 51 goals in 5 games…

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One on One With: David Earl

Last night I spoke with Hamilton Nationals midfielder David Earl about the season thus far, the game against the Rattlers this week and what to expect from the Nats going forward. What has this season been like for you? : Season is just getting going for us. We are a team with obviously a lot of NLL players so this is the time of the year when we all start…

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Thunder electrify Burrards 16-11 to win their 6th game of the season

On Wednesday night the Langley Thunder were back in action as they took on the Maple Ridge Burrards. This was Langley’s first game since having their winning streak snapped by the Coquitlam Adanacs so Langley was looking to back on track with a win. Maple Ridge came into this game looking to continue their momentum after gaining their first win. In the First period Langley opened up the scoring with…

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Major League Lacrosse Injury Report

With four games of action in Major League Lacrosse this week, let’s take a look at the injuries for this week. * Scott Rodgers, the Hamilton Nationals goaltender, will return this week after missing the last game with heat stroke. Brett Queener and Brent Herbst split time in net for the Nats last weekend in their loss to the Chesapeake Bayhawks. * Mark Matthews, a Denver Outlaws rookie, will also…

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US Lacrosse Girls’ High School All-Academic Honorees Announced

US Lacrosse today honored nearly 2,500 high school girls’ lacrosse players as US Lacrosse High School All-Academic team members. A total of 56 chapters of US Lacrosse are represented in the list. A US Lacrosse All-Academic team member is a player who exhibits exemplary lacrosse skills, good sportsmanship on the field, and represents high standards of academic achievement in the classroom. This player should also have left her mark beyond…

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Ryan Polley to be Boston University Head Coach

It has been heard that Yale Bulldogs defensive coordinator Ryan Polley will be named the head coach of the Boston University Terriers men’s lacrosse team. It was announced a few days ago that the Terriers would be moving from the America East conference to the Patriot League, so it has been a busy wee in BU lacrosse. Polley was named the Yale defensive coordinator in 2010 and has been with…

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