MLL Rookie Report: Regular Season Ends

August 1, 2015

The regular season is in the books as the final weekend of action was highlighted by several top rookie performances. The weekend began with Denver’s thrilling comeback win in overtime over first-place New York. First-year player Mike Bocklett (2007 graduate of Fairfield) followed up his 10-point performance with seven points (four goals, three assists) against the Lizards. Erik Adamson of the University of Denver fired five shots (three on goal)…


MLL Rookie Report: Last Weekend Approaches

July 24, 2015

Rookies are making their impact on every team. Some teams are playing rookies more than others, but across the board, more and more rookies are playing every week. Let’s take a look back to last weekend. The weekend began with Boston’s 9-8 overtime win at Chesapeake to officially clinch a playoff berth. A pair of rookies each scored a goal, John Glesener (Army West Point) and Wells Stanwick (Johns Hopkins),…


MLL Three Stars: Week Fourteen

July 20, 2015

In a weekend which saw some questions being answered (who’s in the playoffs), many things are yet to be decided (the two through four seeds in the playoffs). Here are the three starts from another exciting weekend of action. 3) Max Seibald (Boston) – GWG in overtime Veteran Max Seibald had just one goal on Thursday at Chesapeake, but that goal officially clinched a playoff berth for the Cannons. It…


MLL Rookie Report: Lyle’s Run Continues

July 17, 2015

Rookies continue to make their mark around the MLL, highlighted by the continued stellar play of Lyle Thompson as the two-time Tewaaraton Award winner leads Florida’s recent surge. The weekend began with New York’s 18-15 win over Denver last Thursday. Colgate alum Ryan Walsh scored twice, both in the second quarter, as the Lizards opened a 10-5 lead at the half. On the other side were several rookies for the…


Will Manny: Ambassador of the Game

July 16, 2015

Will Manny couldn’t get away from lacrosse. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts in May of 2013, he began a full-time job with Bank of America in Boston. Even though he was still playing the sport he loves with the Boston Cannons, something was missing. “Within six months or so, I wasn’t comfortable,” said Manny. “It’s not that I didn’t like working in finance. I loved learning, but I…


MLL Three Stars: Week Fourteen

July 13, 2015

As teams begin to separate themselves in the MLL standings, check out some of the standouts from this past weekend with our three stars. 3) Brian Phipps (Ohio) – 21 saves, 12 goals allowed Brian Phipps continued his stellar season on Saturday, making 21 saves and tallying a .636 save percentage in a big win at Boston to move into a second-place tie (with the Cannons) in the Major League…


MLL Rookie Report: Week Thirteen

July 10, 2015

Rookies shined in games last weekend, highlighted by eight points from Florida’s Lyle Thompson and six goals from Ohio’s Jimmy Bitter. Here’s the complete rundown. Thompson was the star rookie (and player) in Major League Lacrosse last weekend. On Friday, he tallied seven goals and one assist in Florida’s dominant 19-9 win over Charlotte, the second straight win for the suddenly surging Launch. Thompson’s teammate, and Cornell rookie, Connor Buczek…


Looking back to the 2015 Lehigh Men’s Lacrosse Season

July 8, 2015

Building a successful sports program, especially at the collegiate level, is difficult. It’s arguably much more challenging than building a sustainable professional organization. If nothing else, the fact that student-athletes are only around for four years leads to annual turnover, the need to mesh different groups of people and essentially start from square one every year. After a historic 2012 season which featured a 14-3 record, Patriot League Championship and…


MLL Three Stars: Week Thirteen

July 6, 2015

As we move into July, competition is as tight as ever in Major League Lacrosse. Here are three stars from this past weekend. 3) Paul Rabil (New York) – 6 points (4 goals, 1 two-point goal, 1 assist) Paul Rabil returned from injury with a bang, tallying six points to help his New York Lizards snap a two-game losing streak. With Rabil in the lineup, New York improved to 9-0,…


MLL Rookie Report: Week Twelve

July 3, 2015

Rookies continue to make their mark in Major League Lacrosse. There were several standouts last weekend and others who are continuing to make their MLL debuts. The weekend began with Florida’s impressive 16-12 win over New York. In that game, Cornell product Connor Buczek tallied three points behind two goals, including a two-point goal. Buczek opened the scoring for Florida with a two-pointer to give his team a 2-1 advantage….