ILWT Feature: In conversation with Tom Mariano

February 18, 2021

One of the joys of working in lacrosse is making the acquaintance of some great people. I have greatly looked forward to the next guest in our Florida Lacrosse series since he took over as the head coach of the Florida Launch. Tom Mariano has worn many hats since his playing days at Nazareth, when he was on the 1992 Division III National Championship team. He is currently the Assistant…

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NLL: Ninety-three players selected during 2020 draft party

September 18, 2020

It’s finally official – Jeff Teat is a member of the New York Riptide. Jim Veltman made the announcement shortly after 7 p.m. on Thursday night as the NLL hosted its first virtual draft. Ninety-three players were selected over six rounds. Though the NLL doesn’t have a return to play date yet, things are already in motion to prepare for the next season. The draft was the first major step…

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PHOTOS: St. Joseph’s vs. Drexel

August 16, 2020

We dug back in our library of unpublished photos from this past spring and found this game from Franklin Field, where the St. Joseph’s Hawks defeated the Drexel Dragons 10-9 during the Philly 4 Lacrosse Classic. Each team finished that tournament 1-1, with St. Joe’s later falling to Penn, and Drexel beating Villanova. That tournament was held just before COVID-19 forced the cancellation of the rest of the NCAA season.

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ILWT Feature: Divisional differences, or how athletes are closing the gap in professional lacrosse

July 24, 2020

It used to be that, on average, entire professional lacrosse rosters were made up of two groups. One group of professional players (the majority group in Major League Lacrosse) came from Division I colleges and universities in the United States. The second group was made up of outstanding Canadian players without the experience of collegiate Division I play in the United States. It seemed like a player had to fit into…

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PHOTOS: Yale Bulldogs @ Villanova Wildcats

March 2, 2020

The Yale Bulldogs men’s lacrosse team defeated the Villanova Wildcats 18-12 on February 15 at Villanova Stadium. Thomas Bragg, Lucas Cotler and Matt Gaudet led Yale with four goals each. Matt Brandau and Jackson Morrill each scored three. Brody Wilson made 13 saves in goal for the win. Villanova was led by Connor Kirst’s four goals and and three each from Colin Crowley and Corey McManus. Will Vitton and Brendan…

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PHOTOS: Maryland @ Villanova

February 25, 2020

On February 18, the Villanova Wildcats defeated the Maryland Terrapins 13-12 at Villanova Stadium. Connor Kirst and Patrick Daly led Villanova with a hat trick each while Corey McManus and Keegan Khan scored twice. Will Vitton made 14 saves in the win. Maryland was led by Logan Wisnauskas’ four goals and Jared Bernhardt’s three. Chris Brandau took the loss, making 12 saves. Wisnauskas led all shooters with 10 shots. Other…

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NCAA: UVA dethrones Yale in DI championship

May 30, 2019

The Virginia Cavaliers (17-3) defeated the Yale Bulldogs (15-4) 13-9 in front of 31,528 fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia to capture their sixth National Championship on Monday, their first since 2011. The Cavaliers took down the defending champions to become the second team with the name Cavaliers to win a title during the weekend. The Cabrini Cavaliers won the DIII championship on Sunday. UVA head coach Lars Tiffany…

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NCAA: Yale Bulldogs to defend title after upsetting Penn State

May 26, 2019

Defending champion Yale Bulldogs (15-3) have a shot at defending their title after upsetting the Penn State Nittany Lions (16-2) 21-17 in the second game of the NCAA semi-finals on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Penn State’s only two losses this season were at Yale’s hands. Back on February 23rd Yale defeated Penn State 14-13 in New Haven. Yale’s 10 first-quarter goals tied a 1976 record set by Maryland…

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NCAA: A cavalier win for UVA in semi-finals

May 26, 2019

The first game of the NCAA Division I semifinals at Lincoln Financial Field In Philadelphia seemed like more of a preseason game than a semifinal game for a championship, with a lot of unsettled play and a tremendous amount of turnovers. Either one can cause a team to be eliminated from championship play. The University of Virginia was fortunate to have solid goaltending that allowed them to be victorious in…

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