Launch take overtime winner against Lizards

June 11, 2017

BOCA RATON, Fla.– After a low-scoring first half, the Launch broke through a tired Lizards’ defense to sweep the rivals 15-14 in overtime. The Launch struggled to fight through an impermeable Lizards defense in the first half, with only three goals on the board at halftime. But, the Launch emerged with a new energy in the second half, scoring seven goals in the second half and overcoming a late lead…

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MLL: Rookies debut as race for playoffs remains tight

June 8, 2017

As Major League Lacrosse closes in on the middle of the season, the race for playoff spots tightens with the usual suspects remaining at the top while a surprise contender finds itself in a tie for the number four spot. The season is far from over and even the bottom teams are still within striking distance with little room for error. The number that every team wants to avoid is…

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MLL draft results: Molloy goes first

June 4, 2017

The 2017 Major League Lacrosse collegiate draft may end up producing one of the deepest classes the MLL has ever seen. Every team came out with at least one guy that can make a huge difference in their organization. Some teams even got two or three guys potential impact guys. Here are Bailey Kennedy’s thoughts and grades for each team’s draft picks.   Atlanta Blaze Draft Grade: C- #9 Jake Withers, Ohio…

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Press Release: Launch defeat Lizards to take all-time series lead

June 3, 2017

The Florida Launch downed the New York Lizards for a big 13-10 road win on Saturday night. The Launch now lead the all-time series at 4-3. In a game of firsts, Launch rookies made quite the impact, accounting for four of the 13 goals put up by Launch players and helping the Launch regain their lead late in the third quarter. The comeback was mounted with a three-goal scoring run…

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MLL: Denver loses and Ohio wins

June 3, 2017

With the College Lacrosse Championships dominating this past weekend, Major League Lacrosse only had two games, but they were very important for the standings. Rochester bested the previously undefeated Denver and Ohio stopped the visiting Florida Launch. These victories moved the Machine into third and the Rattlers into fourth place respectively. The Outlaws remain in first place, but now they find the Bayhawks close behind trailing by a game in…

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Press Release: Launch fall to Machine

May 28, 2017

The Florida Launch struggled to hold off a dominant Ohio Machine in a 19-7 loss Saturday night on the road. Though the Machine struck first in the game with two goals, the Launch quickly responded with goals from Jimmy Dailey (2G) and Kieran McArdle (3G). The Machine overtook the Launch early in the second quarter with a six goal scoring streak. Launch Goalie Austin Kaut fought off an aggressive Ohio…

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MLL: Upsets, comebacks and overtime – oh my!

May 25, 2017

Another weekend of Major League Lacrosse provided incredible action with upsets and overtime victories. The largest margin of victory was just three goals. The only thing that remained unchanged was the Denver Outlaws staying atop the standings. Denver remains an undefeated team after their bye week. Chesapeake moved into second place after a two-goal victory over Atlanta. Charlotte, which has improved every week, defeated heavily favoured Ohio at home and…

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Press Release: Launch come from behind late to down Rattlers

May 22, 2017

After trailing for the better part of regulation, the Launch made a last minute rally to lift them to a 9-8 overtime victory against the Rochester Rattlers. Though the Launch struck early with two goals from Connor Buczek (2G, 1A), the Rattlers bounced back and took a lead moving into the second half. The Launch struggled to find the back of the net well into the third, being held scoreless…

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Press Release: Launch set to face Rattlers in first road game

May 20, 2017

The Florida Launch are heading out on the road for the first time in the 2017 MLL season to take on the Rochester Rattlers this Sat., May 20. In the first fixture of a three-game road trip, the Launch head to Capelli Sport Stadium in Rochester, N.Y. where they’ll attempt to complete the season series sweep of the Rattlers. Faceoff is set for 7:30 p.m EST. The game will be…

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MLL: Action filled weekend produces standings log-jam

May 19, 2017

During a time when the NCAA tournament dominates the lacrosse landscape, Major League Lacrosse again continued to play some high-level and entertaining lacrosse. The Charlotte Hounds secured their first win of the season and showed flashes of the team they will become. At this point, the league is showing some separation with Denver alone in first place while Ohio, Chesapeake and New York are now 2-1 and tied for second…

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