NLL: Swarm Look to Get Out of Basement Against Rush

February 22, 2013

The Minnesota Swarm will be taking on the Edmonton Rush in a home and home this weekend. This tilt will be a rematch of last year’s Western Finals. The Swarm come into the game at 2-4 with their last game being a heartbreaker against Calgary. The Rush are at 3-4 after getting a big win over the Colorado Mammoth. With both these teams trying to get back on track after…


Roughnecks Get Fifth Win, Defeat Swarm

February 17, 2013

Last night the Minnesota Swarm took on the Calgary Roughnecks. The Roughnecks came into the game 5-3 and leading the West by a game over the Washington Stealth. The Swarm came into the game at 2-4 and in last place in the West. The Roughnecks got the game started a little under 2 minutes into the game with a Dane Dobbie goal. The Swarm responded quickly by getting a power…


MCLA Poll: Week Three

February 12, 2013

Div 1 Colorado St. (27)     0-0 Arizona St.          0-0 BYU            1-0 Chapman        0-0 Michigan St.        0-0 Colorado        0-0 Oregon            1-0 UC- Santa Barbara      2-1 Virginia Tech        0-0 Pittsburgh        0-0 Stanford        1-0 Cal Poly        0-1 SUNY Buffulo    0-0 Boston College    2-0 California        1-1 Sonoma St.         0-0 Minn- Duluth        1-0 Florida St.        2-1…


MCLA: Santa Barbara Bounces Back

February 11, 2013

Over the weekend we had a number of games, including a top 15 match- up between Cal Poly and UC- Santa Barbara. This past week was the first real weekend with a substantial number of games. The Oregon Ducks played their D2 counterparts the Western Oregon Wolves on Wednesday. Both are the defending PNCLL Champions and National Tournament teams. The game was played in Eugene at the University of Oregon….


MCLA Week One Review: Boston College Wins Thriller

February 5, 2013

Alright MCLA fans we’ve are week into the 2013 season and we’ve already had some very interesting games. Although a lot of the games played were scrimmages, there were some actual games that went on. It must be nice to play in the warmer climates, I’m still in a few feet of snow here in Minnesota. First up lets go to Florida where Boston College went down to play Miami(Fl)…


Mammoth Defeat Swarm to Even Record

February 3, 2013

On Saturday night the Mammoth handed the Swarm their 3rd loss of the season, 15-9. The Swarm have now dropped all of their road games this season. The Swarm jumped out to a 3-1 lead , half way through the 1st quarter. By the end of the 1st quarter the Mammoth had taken the lead back at 5-3, they never relinquished it for the rest of the game. John Grant…


NLL: Swarm Face Off With Rock

January 24, 2013

Tomorrow night the Minnesota Swarm will travel to Toronto for the first of back to back games. The Swarm have only play one game this season compared to the Rocks three games. The Rock come into Friday night’s contest at 2-1, with wins over Calgary and Edmonton. While the Swarm come in at 0-1, losing in their season opener to the Buffalo Bandits. The only real recent news for the…


What Are the Chances an MCLA Player Gets Drafted?

January 10, 2013

With the MLL draft tomorrow night I’ve decided to look at the chance of an MCLA player getting drafted. With Connor Martin (Chapman ’10) being the only field player in the MLL from the MCLA, I think the chances of having an MCLA player drafted this year may be a long shot. I’m not knocking the players in the MCLA right now, I’m knocking the MLL really. What I mean…


MCLA: Top Five Underdogs in the Top 20

January 2, 2013

MCLA Division II Preseason Top 20 1. St. Thomas 2. Grand Valley State 3. Westminster 4. North Dakota State 5. Dayton 6. St. John’s 7. SCAD 8. Briarcliffe 9. Concordia (Calif.) 10. Indiana Tech 11. Western Oregon 12. Elon 13. St. Mary’s (Calif.) 14. Kennesaw State 15. Washington (Mo.) 16. Coast Guard 17. Missouri Baptist 18. Cal State Fullerton 19. Sam Houston State 20. Liberty With the Top 20 out…


MCLA Pre Season Notes: D2 Schedules

December 29, 2012

Merry delayed Christmas everyone, it’s been awhile since my last post and I’ve got a lot to cover this week. With only a couple of weeks left before the kick off to the season I wanted to take a look at who, when, and where this season big games are. First off some of you are probably wondering why a number of teams only have half a schedule list on…