CUFLA Power Rankings: Week One

September 11, 2013

As the calendar flips to September, the students head back to school, the kegs are tapped and most importantly, Canadian University Lacrosse Association has returned. The road to the 2013 Baggataway Cup kicked off this weekend as twelve teams returned to the field for CUFLA action. Here are the In Lacrosse We Trust Top 5 Power Rankings for Week 1: Guelph (2-0-0) The Guelph Gryphons opened their 2013 campaign with…


McGill Redmen Crowned CUFLA Kings for First Time In Program History

November 29, 2012

As McGill Redmen coach Tim Murdoch hoisted the Baggataway Cup at Trent University, the weight had been lifted off his shoulders. The Redmen were crowned CUFLA champions for the first time in program history as they defeated the Western Mustangs in a thrilling 7-6 overtime battle. The weekend was full of emotion and excitement as McGill knocked off the Guelph Gryphons in another overtime win, this time by a score…


CUFLA Season Wrap Up: Brock Badgers

November 21, 2012

The most successful program in CUFLA history endured another disappointing ending to a promising season as the Brock Badgers suffered a heart breaking 4-3 loss to the Western Mustangs in the Baggataway semi finals. The Brock Badgers defense was outstanding in the loss but unfortunately, the Western Mustangs defense was equally on point. “They pressured us on defense and caused us to turn the ball over and take low percentage…


Best of the Best in the Baggataway

November 9, 2012

2012 Baggataway Cup weekend in Peterborough saw many great players from Ontario and Quebec at the Canadian University level go head to head to battle for the CUFLA title. Pat Gregoire selects his picks for the 2012 All Baggataway Team. 2012 All Baggataway Team Attack: Jordan Daradick- Guelph Jordan Weedmark- Brock Alex Rohrbach- McGill Midfield: Jishan Sharples – McGill Curtis Knight- Guelph Sam Neeb- Western Defence: Eric Pitre- Western Steve…


McGill Wins CUFLA

November 8, 2012

The 2012 Baggataway Cup weekend was filled with entertainment as the semi finals and finals were each decided by a goal in all three games. The Western Mustangs knocked off the Brock Badgers 4-3 in an outstanding defensive battle. McGill’s Brandon McLean scored with four seconds remaining to put the Redmen up 9-8 over the Gryphons and secure a spot in the CUFLA championship finals. The action continued in Peterborough…


Gryphons and Badgers Pick Up Wins

November 4, 2012

The Guelph Gryphons and Trent Excalibur opened up the 2012 Baggataway Cup weekend last night in Peterborough, Ontario. The Gryphons hopped out to a 4-1 lead in the first quarter and it was all Gryphs from then on. Trent would try to bring the game closer but the effort was not enough to catch the high powered Gryphons. Scoring champion Mike Burke buried four goals, tallied three assists for seven…


Week 4 CUFLA Top 5 Power Rankings

October 8, 2012

There was not much action in CUFLA this Canadian Thanksgiving weekend as only four games took place. Two mid week match ups also took place on Wednesday and Thursday. With the minimal action, there was no changes in the week 4 CUFLA Top 5 Power Rankings. 1.Bishop’s 6-0-0 (Last Week 1) The Bishop’s Gaiters had the weekend off for Canadian Thanksgiving and most likely ate some well deserved turkey as…


Week 3 CUFLA Top 5 Power Rankings

October 4, 2012

1. Bishop’s 6-0-0 (Last Week 3) The Gaiters remain as the only remaining undefeated squad in CUFLA as they sit in the top spot for week three’s power rankings this week. The defending Baggataway champions picked up their biggest win of the season thus far over eastern conference rival McGill. The Gaiters defeated the Redmen 11-10 in a close battle to capture sole possession of supremacy in the East. The…


NLL Draft: Top Prospect Developing Program

October 3, 2012

Most of the players in the NLL draft come from the Canadian junior ranks. But some come from more places than others, and some have played in college, MSL, WLA, MILA and other leagues. Below is a chart of where the most players come from throughout North America. Top College Hartford University 3 Robert Morris University 3 Simon Fraser University 2 Duke University 2 Denver University 2 Limestone University 2…


Mustangs Become Best in the West

September 30, 2012

The Brock Badgers suffered their first loss of the 2012 season in front of a rowdy homecoming crowd as the Western Mustangs upended the Badgers 11-10 to remain undefeated in 6 games. The Mustangs improve their record to 6-0 are the only remaining undefeated squad in the East. “It was a great game and it could have gone either way” said Sophomore Dylan Ham who scored two goals and recorded…