NCAA: First round win for Penn over Army

May 18, 2019

The University of Pennsylvania defeated Army 13-8 on Saturday, May 11 at Franklin Field to move on in the NCAA playoffs. Penn next takes on Yale in the quarterfinals on Sunday. Nate Jones and Sean O’Brien led Army in scoring. Jones had a hat trick while O’Brien scored two goals and contributed five assists. However, the lack of offensive threats combined with AJ Barretto only making six saves allowed Penn…

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NCAA: Fire day from Spencer lifts Loyola over Syracuse

May 15, 2019

Loyola Maryland seemingly shocked Syracuse when the Greyhounds ousted the Orange 15-13 from NCAA playoff action this past weekend, but with Pat Spencer contributing nine points (three goals and six assists) it seemed like that could be the only option. Spencer, who just confirmed that he will pursue a spot on an NCAA basketball team next season, worked his wizardry throughout the game and proved that he and Loyola could…

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NLL: Shocking showdown in Calgary tonight

May 10, 2019

The Calgary Roughnecks will take on the Colorado Mammoth on Friday night after both teams slid past their opponents last weekend. Each team knocked out a higher seed to get to the NLL Western Division final. The winner of this game will represent the west in the NLL Cup. Calgary must have some sort of sense that their team is like fine wine that just keeps getting better with age…

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NLL: First-place Bandits down red-hot Seals

April 30, 2019

The Buffalo Bandits soundly defeated the San Diego Seals 18-7 in San Diego in a late Saturday night game this past weekend. The three stars of the game should come as no surprise – Shawn Evans, Jordan Durston and Matt Vinc. According to Nick Konotopskyj of bandits.com, “This was the Bandits 14th win on the regular season which sets a franchise record for wins in a season. They finished the…

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MLL: Players on the move after dispersal draft

April 29, 2019

Major League Lacrosse shocked the lacrosse community on April 1, 2019 when it announced that it was eliminating the Charlotte Hounds, Florida Launch and Ohio Machine, leaving many to believe it was an April Fool’s joke. The workers, players and fans of the organizations quickly learned this was not a poorly contrived prank – the league will continue on with just six teams, meaning roster spots are now at a…

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NLL: Seals sweep season series over Mammoth

April 22, 2019

The San Diego Seals landed home field advantage for their first ever playoff run in their inaugural season by sweeping the season series against the Colorado Mammoth with their 12-7 win on Friday night at Pechanga Arena. San Diego also defeated the Mammoth 13-10 in March. The Mammoth clinched the final Western Division playoff spot via Vancouver’s loss on Saturday. Patrick Merrill, head coach of the Seals, remarked, ” We…

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NLL: Rush find second wind to beat Wings

April 15, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush shut out the Philadelphia Wings in the fourth quarter to win on Saturday by a score of 16-11 after being down by two goals at Sasktel Centre. It was the Rush’s second game of the weekend, their first a 14-8 win in San Diego Friday night. After the weekend, they’re now a full game ahead of the Seals for first place in the NLL’s Western Division. “It…

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NLL: Black Wolves clinch final Eastern Division playoff spot

April 8, 2019

The New England Black Wolves took out the San Diego Seals 17-14 on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena to secure the Eastern Division’s final playoff spot. New England got off to a howling start going up 7-2 by the end of the first quarter. Joe Resetarits and Brandon Clelland traded goals before the Black Wolves took a two-goal lead. Captain Brett Manny put a flying goal int he net,…

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NLL: Rush ruin Warriors’ chances

April 3, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush soundly defeated the Vancouver Warriors on Saturday night and advance to the playoffs with a 12-9 victory. Saskatchewan went into the locker room at halftime with a 10-2 lead over Vancouver. Vancouver tried to come back in the second half but it was too little, too late for the Warriors who are now 2.5 games back of the Colorado Mammoth for the last playoff spot in the…

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