NCAA Season Preview: Saint John’s Red Storm

February 5, 2015

Saint Johns had the epitome of an up-and-down season in 2014 and their record reflected that as they finished the season 7-7. After alternating wins and losses for their first four games they won four out of their next five games until they dropped four of their last five games. The big slide at the end of the season meant no Big East tournament for the Red Storm and of…


MLL Rookie Focus: Kip Orban

February 4, 2015

Kip Orban Midfielder, Princeton University 6’2, 200 pounds Drafted by the Charlotte Hounds Round 3, 19th overall 2014: Orban finished the season as the Tigers’ fifth leading point scorer as he scored 21 goals and handed out eight assists for a total of 29 points. Orban is a pure goal scorer who can stretch a defense with his cannon of a shot. He also has the ability to get his hands…


MLL Rookie Focus: Joseph Nardella

February 2, 2015

Joseph Nardella   College: Rutgers 5’10, 190 pounds Drafted by Boston Cannons 5th Round, No. 36 overall 2014:  Nardella continued his strong play at the ‘X’ for Rutgers in his junior season. He posted his second consecutive season with a faceoff win percentage above 62 percent and developed into more of a threat in transition than the previous season. In 2014, he won 63 percent of his faceoffs which ranked…


NCAA Season Preview: Hofstra Pride

February 1, 2015

The Hofstra Pride had a great 2014 season as they went 11-5 and finished the year ranked 13th in the country. After starting the season with two straight losses, the Pride found their groove as a team as they went 10-2 to close out the season. That included two winning streaks of four and six games. The Pride even reached the CAA Final where they lost a heartbreaker to Drexel…


MLL Rookie Focus: John Glesener

February 1, 2015

John Glesener Attack Army Bio: 6’3, 214 pounds 2014 stats: 57 points, 43 goals 13 assists, USILA Third Team All-American and First Team All-Patriot League for the second-consecutive year 2015: Inside Lacrosse Second Team Preseason All-American, enters 2015 on a 28-game point streak Recapping 2014: John Glesener was an absolute, bonafide stud for Army last season. Glesener was one of the best scorers in the nation last season as his 43 goals ranked…


A Different Kind of MLL Draft Review

January 31, 2015

The MLL Draft is almost a week old and everyone has had time to give their draft grades as well as their surprises of the draft. With more time than I probably needed, here is a little bit of a different break down of the draft. Some of it is a little look behind the scenes and some of it is actual draft analysis and some of it is just…


MLL Draft Needs: Ohio Machine

January 21, 2015

The Ohio Machine had quite a turnaround season in 2014 after owning the worst record in the MLL at 2-12 the year before. Thanks to several key acquisitions through trades, the MLL Draft and the LXM player pool, the Machine made the MLL Playoffs as the No. 4 seed after going 8-6. The Machine lost to the top-seeded Rochester Rattlers 15-11 in their semifinal game and as they prepare for…


MLL Draft Needs: Boston Cannons

January 18, 2015

What a tumultuous offseason the Boston Cannons had in 2015. They decided to trade away the most popular and possibly best lacrosse player in the world in midfielder Paul Rabil while also acquiring a lot of help on the defensive end of the field. With the MLL Collegiate Draft a little over a week away, let’s take a look at what the Cannons need to address in order to improve…


MLL Draft Prospects 2015: Goalies

December 24, 2014

If you missed it last week, I previewed the 2015 MLL draft at both the attack and midfield. This week, I shift gears to the man tasked with stopping them from scoring, the goalies. The goalie position is arguably the most important position in lacrosse. Similar to hockey, a hot goaltender can make a fringe playoff contender dangerous. A great goaltender can also be the key in erasing some of the…


Pre-MLL Draft Power Rankings

December 21, 2014

The MLL got its unofficial start to the season on Wednesday as every team took part in the annual MLL Supplemental draft. It was the first step in many for teams to start constructing their rosters in hoping to win the 2015 MLL Championship. This coems after a crazy offseason that saw some of the best players to ever play the game retire. Gone are Rochester’s Kevin Leveille, Denver’s Lee…