Matthews Shines Again, Roik Struggles as Rush Win

February 17, 2013

The Colorado Mammoth fell to 2-4 and are currently tied for last place in the western division after suffering a 14-7 home loss to the Edmonton Rush. The win gives the Rush a 3-4 record on the year after a 2-0 weekend. Rookie Mark Matthews led the Rush with 5 goals and 1 assist. The former University of Denver Pioneer currently leads the league in goals with 23. Fellow Edmonton…

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NCAA: Syracuse Opens Against Albany

February 17, 2013

D1:   Denver vs Penn State Noon @Jacksonville, fl – Moe’s Southwest Grill Lacrosse Classic takes place today and leading off the two game spree is Penn State versus Denver. Each team is 1-0, with the Pioneers coming off an impressive 14-12 victory over Duke and the Nittany Lions downing Michigan 11-6. Coach Tierney and Denver are led by sophomore attackman Eric Adamson, who put up 6 points (5G, 1A)…

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NLL: Rush Face Off With Mammoth

February 16, 2013

The Edmonton Rush are coming off of their first win of the season last night after they defeated Washington. Now they face a Colorado Mammoth team on the road looking for their third win to get to .500. Edmonton could find themselves just a half game out of first place if they win and Calgary falls to Minnesota tonight. However, they focus has to be on a Mammoth team that…

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NCAA: Denver Looks for Second Win, Faces Penn State

February 16, 2013

This should be a spectacular game. Both teams are coming of wins last week; Penn State had beaten Michigan and Denver had won a nail biting game against Duke. Both teams utilizes their strength and speed to bread down opponents. Last season Denver suffered a bruised ego despite the 9-7 record that they had. Denver was faced with a lot of concern; How in the world would this team contend…

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Mammoth Succeeding with Roik Between the Pipes (For Now)

February 11, 2013

The Colorado Mammoth went into the 2013 season with a tough goaltender situation, with veteran Chris Levis coming in as the starter and Matt Roik as the backup. Roik had been coming off a terrible season starting with the Toronto Rock while their other backup Tye Belanger is out with a knee injury. Colorado resigned Dan Lewis who had played in a few minutes of action last season, but Roik…

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Blue Devils Unable to Avenge NCAA Tourney Loss to Pioneers

February 10, 2013

Durham, NC-There was a lot of concern on how the Denver Pioneers would find offensive firepower after attackmen Mark Matthews (47g, 17a) and Alex Demopoulos (20g, 27a) graduated last year after losing to eventual champion Loyola in the NCAA tourney. However, Saturday’s game against the Duke Blue Devils proved that getting an offense going wouldn’t be a problem in 2013. Denver exceeded their 2012 average goals per game (12.31) as…

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Stealth Trounce Mammoth to Get Back on Track

February 10, 2013

The Washington Stealth defeated the Colorado Mammoth in Everett last night to start the season 2-0 against their western rivals. Washington was led by Tyler Richards in net who made 51 saves on 57 shots in the 13-6 win. Richards is now 8-0 all time against Colorado, and this is the second game he has allowed seven goals or less in a row after he lost to Rochester 7-6 last…

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NLL: Stealth Look to Rebound Against Mammoth

February 7, 2013

Washington is coming off their lowest scoring game of the year. The Stealth were held to just 6 goals last weekend in a loss versus Rochester; look for them to explode on Saturday. Stealth leading scorer Rhys Duch was held to just a goal while Athan Iannucci while limited to 1 goal and 1 assist. Look for them to have huge games along with Cliff Smith and Lewis Ratcliff. Tyler…

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NLL Addresses Inspection on Mammoth Goalie Matt Roik

February 5, 2013

The National Lacrosse League has released the following statement regarding the inspection of gloves worn by Colorado Mammoth goaltender Matt Roik that took place in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s home game against the Minnesota Swarm. “The Crew Chief conducted the equipment inspection of the gloves in the fourth quarter with 6:29 remaining at the request of the Minnesota bench. “Pursuant to league rules, players can apply for permission to…

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Mammoth Defeat Swarm to Even Record

February 3, 2013

On Saturday night the Mammoth handed the Swarm their 3rd loss of the season, 15-9. The Swarm have now dropped all of their road games this season. The Swarm jumped out to a 3-1 lead , half way through the 1st quarter. By the end of the 1st quarter the Mammoth had taken the lead back at 5-3, they never relinquished it for the rest of the game. John Grant…

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