World Lax: Gold medal an honour for Canadian goaltender Poulin

October 1, 2019

Canadian goaltender Mike Poulin’s on a hot streak! After winning the Mike Kelley Award as Mann Cup MVP, he backstopped Canada to a gold medal performance over the Iroquois Nationals at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. *Note: the 2023 WILC will be in the Czech Republic, according to World Lacrosse president Sue Redfern’s closing ceremonies remarks. Ireland will host the 2020 men’s U19 field games.

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World Lax: USA falls to Iroquois again; will play for bronze

September 28, 2019

Once again, Team USA came close to knocking off the Iroquois Nationals at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. After a 12-10 loss in group play, Thursday’s semifinal seemed to be even closer with the teams playing to a 2-2 tie at the half. But the Iroquois outscored the USA 7-5 in the second half to escape with the win and move into the gold medal game vs Canada. The…

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World Lax: USA one step away from gold medal game

September 26, 2019

Last night Team USA took another step closer to playing for the gold medal as they defeated the Czech Republic 17-3 to advance to the semi-finals at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. From the opening whistle, Team USA had control of this game. David Mather received the start in goal while Brett Manney, Joe Resetarits and Joel White all received the night off. Halfway through the first quarter, USA…

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World Lax: Canada rolls into semi-final after win over Iroquois

September 26, 2019

Team Canada (4-0) finished pool play at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships with a 19-12 victory over the Iroquois Nationals (3-1) on Monday night. In a game that could be a preview of the gold medal game, Canada came out to a quick 3-0 before Zed Williams and Tehoka Nanticoke would get the Iroquois within a goal. The teams would exchange goals and Team Canada would hold a slim…

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World Lax: USA finishes pool play 2-2

September 25, 2019

On Saturday night Team USA (1-2) fell to Iroquois Nationals (2-0) 12-10 in a very hard fought battle. Joe Resetarits and Adam Osika scored just 23 seconds apart to give USA an early advantage. After an Iroquois goal, USA responded again with a pair of goals by Blaze Riorden and Kieran McArdle 42 seconds apart to give them a 4-1 lead just seven minutes into the game. But as we know…

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World Lax: USA splits first two contests

September 22, 2019

On opening night of the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship, Team USA (0-1) fell hard to Canada (1-0) 16-6. Kieran McArdle and Blaze Riorden were the only goal scorers with three each. After McArdle tied the game in the early going, Canada went on a six-goal run to take control before Riorden scored on a two-man advantage. But then Canada’s stingy defense and more experienced goaltending was the big story….

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NLL: Draft interviews with Kew, Krug, Smith

September 20, 2019

ILWT reporter Rocco Granato was at the 2019 NLL Draft in Philadelphia and caught up with three important draft picks. Have a listen! Andrew Kew F University of Tampa/Oakville Rock 3rd Overall New England Black Wolves   David Smith T/D University of Virginia 53rd Overall Philadelphia Wings   Jordan Krug F Cabrini University 66th Overall Philadelphia Wings

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MLL: Bayhawks take both ends of home-and-home with Lizards

August 14, 2019

Last weekend the Chesapeake Bayhawks took both ends of a crucial home-and-home matchup versus the New York Lizards. The season series between the two was tied at one game each, so these games were going to be crucial to both teams. Saturday the Bayhawks won 11-9 and Sunday it was a huge 24-7 victory. Colin Heacock was the star of Saturday’s game, scoring a career-high six goals in the game….

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MLL: Thompson scores five as Bayhawks extinguish Blaze 16-13

July 13, 2019

On Saturday night the Chesapeake Bayhawks (5-3) defeated the Atlanta Blaze (5-4) 16-13 in a rematch from a couple weeks ago when the Blaze embarrassed the Bayhawks 19-10. This time when the Bayhawks took the lead, they didn’t stumble. Starting with a hat trick from rookie midfielder Andrew Kew, who had four on the night as he played his second game this season. He made his Bayhawks’ debut on July 4th versus…

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