NLL: Mammoth will face Staats-less Seals’ squad this weekend

April 18, 2019

The Mammoth move into this weekend to face the Western Division’s second place team in the San Diego Seals on Friday night. Though the Seals are a new team in the league, their performance this season indicates their growing pains were minimal. Indeed, most of their players would tell you they haven’t ever thought of themselves as an expansion franchise. A high-performance offence matched with a formidable defence has helped…

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NLL: Strong 3rd period gives Rush 14-8 win, first place over Seals

April 14, 2019

In a battle for first place in the NLL West Division Friday night, the Saskatchewan Rush defeated the San Diego Seals 14-8. The victory moved the Rush (9-6) a half game ahead of the Seals (9-7) for first. In an otherwise very even contest, it was the third period that decided the game, as the Rush exploded for seven goals—fully half of their game total. Saskatchewan and San Diego battled…

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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: Swarm take over NLL’s top spot with win over the best of the West

April 6, 2019

In a game that pitted the Staats brothers against each other for the first time in their careers – Austin for San Diego and Randy for Georgia – the Swarm came out on top 17-10. Georgia got things started early and never looked back as this game was never really in doubt after the first few minutes. While Georgia’s offense was the driving force behind their performance, it was the…

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NLL: Staats brothers next in long tradition of family facing off in NLL

April 5, 2019

Friday night marks the first time the next set of lacrosse playing brothers will face off against each other in the National Lacrosse League, as Randy Staats’ Georgia Swarm host Austin Staats’ San Diego Seals. Austin has long been touted as someone to watch in lacrosse for his dynamic ability to score and create chances. Teams were salivating over him long before left Onondaga Community College to declare himself eligible…

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NLL: Calgary qualifies for playoffs despite loss to Seals

April 3, 2019

The San Diego Seals finished off a stellar March with their fifth consecutive victory as they steamrolled through the Calgary Roughnecks on Saturday night winning 16-9. The expansion Seals lead the Western Division with a 9-4 record and are headed to the 2019 NLL Playoffs. Putting up their highest goal total since the season opener, San Diego continued to exhibit a style of offense that is proving to be exceedingly…

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NLL: Seals solidify hold on first place with 13-12 win over Rush

March 25, 2019

In a hard-fought battle for first place in the NLL West Division, the San Diego Seals held on to take a 13-12 win over the Saskatchewan Rush on Friday night. The Seals (8-4) extended their lead in the division and continue to show themselves to be more than just another expansion team. The Rush dropped to 6-6 on the season and remain in second place. Although the Seals scored first,…

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NLL: Seals take first meeting with Wings

March 19, 2019

Saturday night the two newest teams in the National Lacrosse League met for the first time in a highly anticipated match. The Philadelphia Wings (2-10) and the San Diego Seals (7-4) faced off in a classic battle that fell the way of the Seals 13-11. The Wings were looking for a win over a team that, in theory, was on level ground with them. In reality, of course, the Seals…

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NLL: Seals win over Mammoth puts them back on top in West Division

March 11, 2019

The San Diego Seals defeated the Colorado Mammoth 13-10 on Saturday night in a game of two very different halves. The win means San Diego is once again tied for first in their division. They held that spot earlier in the season before falling off slightly, but have fought their way back to the top, something relatively unheard of with an expansion team. Head coach and general manager Patrick Merrill was…

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