Top 10 MLL Players of 2013

August 28, 2013

Kevin Crowley 2013 Major League Lacrosse MVP, 2013 MLL Offensive Player of the Year, and being a part of the 2013 MLL All-Pro team are just some things that Crowley can brag about. Throughout the 2013 season, Crowley was the most dominate player in the league. The Hamilton midfielder tied for the league lead in points, scoring 38 goals (three two-point goals), while dishing out 14 assists for a total…


Bayhawks Win 2013 MLL Title

August 25, 2013

After an exciting Saturday which featured the top team and first undefeated team in the league losing and a second semi-final that was decided by one goal, Sunday had a lot of expectations to live up to. As the day wore on, it was evident that Chesapeake and Charlotte were feeling the effects of the long weekend, but in the end, Chesapeake was able to get by Charlotte by a…


How Can Charlotte Beat the Unbeatable?

August 24, 2013

If we’re being honest, it is going to take a lot for the #4 Charlotte Hounds to knock off the top-seeded Denver Outlaws on Saturday at 1 P.M. in Chester, PA. Denver ran the table during the 2013 season finishing 14-0, which included two wins over Charlotte in which the Hounds defense allowed a total of 38 goals. How can a team who is so overly matched and was outplayed…


Nationals vs Bayhawks Too Close to Call

August 23, 2013

While the first of two semi-finals to take place on Saturday in Chester, Pennsylvania between Denver and Charlotte seems to have a clear favorite, the second semi-final between the Hamilton Nationals and Chesapeake Bayhawks could not be any closer to call. The two teams split the 2013 season series, with each team winning while away from their home field. The first of the two meetings was decided in overtime, with…


MLL Playoff Preview: Charlotte Hounds

August 22, 2013

If there is ever going to be a true David vs. Goliath matchup, it will be taking place at PPL park in Chester, Pennsylvania on Saturday at 1 P.M. One team ran the table and finished the 2013 season with Major League Lacrosse’s first undefeated season. The other team barely squeaked into the playoffs with a 7-7 record. One team has made the playoffs in eight straight seasons while the…


MLL Playoff Power Rankings

August 20, 2013

1. Denver Outlaws Is there really any question to who the top team in Major League Lacrosse is? If so, let’s just run down their achievements in 2013: Goalie of the Year, Coach of the Year, Most Improved Player of the Year, and the first undefeated season in MLL history. With the offensive looking like it’s not going to slow up anytime soon and Jesse Schwartzman (2013 Goalie of the…


MLL Trades of 2013 About Quality, Not Quanity

August 13, 2013

While trades can happen at any time throughout the season, many trades that make headlines happen on one of two days: draft day and trade deadline day. 2013 was no different as a few trades were made between draft day and the start of the season, between the start of the season and the trade deadline, and during the offseason, but let’s take a look at two trades in particular,…


Out of Contention: Rochester Rattlers

August 8, 2013

Having a 5-8 record going into their last game against Boston was not how the Rochester Rattlers envisioned their season going. Missing the playoffs for the third time in three seasons since coming back into Major League Lacrosse was not how the Rattlers envisioned their season going either. However you decide to look at the 2013 season, one word comes to mind, and that word is disappointment.     The Rattlers…


Westervelt Leads Bayhawks to Playoffs

August 4, 2013

In a game that the Chesapeake Bayhawks knew that they needed to win, Attackman Drew Westervelt rose to the occasion. Westervelt tallied three goals and had two assists to help the Bayhawks claim victory over the Rochester Rattlers, 12-8.     “If we’re going to be a team that has a chance to be successful at the end of the year, this is as game we had to get,” Chesapeake president…


The Future Stars of NCAA

July 17, 2013

As we look forward to next season, we say goodbye to the elite of 2013 and hello to the greatness that 2014 holds. Here’s a look at four players who are ready to make the jump to elite status. Lyle Thompson – JR Attack University of Albany   While some may already consider him an elite player, Lyle Thompson will show the doubters why he will be one of the…