Detroit Looks to Beat Winless Mercer

March 4, 2015

Detroit – 3-2 Mercer – 0-3 Detroit started out the season with a huge statement win over Ohio State, followed by a loss to state rival, Michigan. The Titans squeaked out a one goal win over Robert Morris and fell by six to Marquette. Just three days ago, they took home a three goal win over Bellarmine. Mercer is in its fifth year as a program, starting back in 2011….


High Point and North Carolina Look for Second Wins

February 10, 2015

High Point is 1-1 on the season after beating Delaware 15-10 and falling to Duke 13-16. Matt Thistle has totaled eleven points on the season, followed by Dan Lomas and Michael Leclair, who have both scrounged up nine points each. Cole Carns is not far behind as he has netted seven goals alone. Senior goalie, Austin Geisler has registered a 54 percent save average making 31 saves so far in…


VMI and Navy Look for First Win

February 8, 2015

2014 Results:  Navy 18 v VMI 5 VMI: 2-12 with wins over Air Force & Richmond Navy: 4-10, losing to Lehigh in the Patriot League Quartfinals VMI loses their top scorer in Mickey Hofmeister (30G, 11A) and that is their only loss on offense heading into 2015. They return Mike Deblasio, Ben Huger, Dale Mattice who combined for 26 goals and 14 assists. They will need Brad Nardella, Dan Bull,…


UNC Hosts Furman in Season Opener

February 7, 2015

2014 Finish Furman – 1-12 UNC – 10-5 – lost to Denver 9-5 in first round of the NCAA tournament UNC took down Richie Meads inaugural Furman team 19-3 in last year’s meeting. Coach Breschi’s Tar Heels are returning an insane amount of talent on offense but lost key players to graduation in Pat Foster, Ryan Creighton, TJ Kemp, Greg McBride and, of course, RG Keenan. Stephen Kelly and Brent…


NLL Radar: Keep Eyes on JGJ, Ward and Thompson

January 22, 2015

John Grant Jr – with the OT winner last weekend, he has helped the Mammoth stampede their way to victory. One of the most talented players ever to pick up a lacrosse stick, viewers will be in store for a show. Dillon Ward – what can you say about Dillon other than “brick wall”. Yeah, he let in some shots he should have saved against Calgary but that happens with…


Five Players to Watch in NLL Week Two

January 9, 2015

Week two of the NLL season is almost here, and we saw a lot of players step up last week. Who will be on their game this week? 1. Ben McIntosh ­ F ­ Edmonton ­ 1st Overall Pick, Rookie, natural hat trick in first career game, will help Edmonton in much needed situations as he did this past weekend. 2. Miles Thompson ­ F ­ Minnesota ­ Rookie, hat…


MLL Supplemental Draft Review: Charlotte Hounds

January 6, 2015

After an astonishing season and a championship appearance in 2013, the Charlotte Hounds had a disappointing season in 2014. Heading into the 2015 Supplemental Draft, the Hounds were given the number one draft pick overall where they reclaimed Garrett Thul, the big attackman out of Army who had also spent a season in the NLL with the Philadelphia Wings in 2014. Joining Thul on offense are  Billy Ward, Alex Zomerfeld,…


American Presence in the NLL in 2015

December 9, 2014

Americans in the National Lacrosse League are hard to come by. The indoor/box game primarily belongs to both the Canadians and Iroquois players. In an article written by ILWT CEO and President, Marisa Ingemi, an NLL executive stated, “To play defense in box lacrosse takes more athleticism, which field lacrosse players have, but they lack the skills of scoring in box lacrosse from lack of playing.” This seems true with…


Are Rookies the Most Viable Options for MLL Teams?

September 13, 2014

The past two years have shown that rookies can make a huge impact for their teams. The 2013 Charlotte Hounds and the Rochester Rattlers this past season were stocked with rookie talent and both made it to the MLL Championship Game. Unfortunately, both teams placed second to veteran squads, but nonetheless, they still proved rookies don’t just sit the bench. 2013 Charlotte Hounds Rookies: Josh Hawkins (Loyola) – Jake Tripucka…


NLL Jr Tournament: Toronto, Rochester Find Success

September 6, 2014

With the news of the Philadelphia Wings relocating to Connecticut, things seemed uncertain if the Wings would be represented at the Jr NLL Champions Cup Tournament in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. Have no fear though, they were and I was lucky enough to represent the team that has given me great relationships and memories as a coach of the PeeWees. Players from all over North America donned almost all the NLL…