College Lacrosse Has a Shot Clock, And Other New Rules

September 25, 2012

In case you missed it, college lacrosse is going to be adding a lot of new rules for the 2013 season. They were proposed this summer, and yesterday they became official. While the faceoff rules will not change as proposed, we will have some form of a shot clock this season, along with other things. New equipment rules about stick stringing and more will have an impact. We are going…


US Lacrosse Responds to Proposed NCAA Rule Changes

In response to the NCAA’s proposed rule changes for the 2013 men’s lacrosse season, the US Lacrosse men’s game safety education subcommittee yesterday provided comments to the NCAA men’s lacrosse rules committee centered around the topic of player safety. Angelo Calvello, chair of the US Lacrosse men’s game safety education subcommittee, authored a letter that communicated recommendations involving the proposed rule changes for faceoffs and restarts. Among the highlights, US…

August 22, 2012

NCAA Lacrosse Rule Changes Proposal

Big news has come out of the lacrosse world today, with the NCAA Rules Committee proposing several ground breaking rule changes for lacrosse. The biggest proposed rule change was a thirty second shot clock for teams after a stall warning has been issued. After a team gets a stall warning, they have just thirty seconds to shoot or they lose possession. If this rule is approved by the Playing Rules Oversight…

August 3, 2012

Will the NCAA Expand To Canada?

July 14, 2012

It was announced yesterday that a few new colleges could be added to the NCAA in the next couple of years. One of the teams that was mentioned has a recent history of lacrosse, but is a school many wouldn’t of considered at all. The school is Simon Fraser, who is currently a member of the MCLA. Simon Fraser has won the PNCLL five years in a row. It is…