NLL: Rare Wings win keeps Swarm in second place

April 23, 2019

In their final regular season game of the season, the Georgia Swarm dropped a tough game to the Philadelphia Wings 19-14 that cost them first place in the NLL. They will finish as the Eastern Division’s second seed and host the Toronto Rock on Monday, May 6th in the NLL’s first round of playoffs. The Wings, who finish their season with a 4-14 record, used an early offensive run to help…

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NLL: Roughnecks win barnburner over Swarm

April 15, 2019

Friday night was a great night to be a National Lacrosse League fan. The evening featured three games across the league that were all decided by a single goal. In Calgary, fans were treated to a barnburner that was ultimately decided by a late shorthanded goal from Curtis Dickson propelling the Roughnecks over the Georgia Swarm by a score of 14-13. After a short feeling-out process to start the game,…

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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: Poulin’s career day leads Swarm past Rock

March 23, 2019

The Georgia Swarm defeated the Toronto Rock and took the season series in a dominating 14-5 home victory on Friday at Infinite Energy Center. Georgia got out to an early lead and never looked back in this one, dominating the Rock in what seemed like every facet of the game. While it was Georgia’s offense that got them rolling, their defense was equally if not more impressive in the win….

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NLL: Zed Williams a breakout star for Swarm

March 20, 2019

If asked before the season which Georgia Swarm player was poised to make the biggest jump many would have said Zed Williams. And those people would have been right about that for sure. The fourth overall pick in the 2017 NLL Entry draft out of Virginia has really come into his own this season after seeing more limited action last season as a rookie in 2018. As a rookie in…

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NLL: Boushy’s big debut not enough to propel Knighthawks to win

March 16, 2019

The Georgia Swarm became the first team to clinch an NLL playoff berth on Friday night, but it didn’t come easily against Chris Boushy and a revamped Rochester Knighthawks squad. The Swarm were at Blue Cross Arena to face the Knighthawks, which had six new faces in their lineup (with two more in the stands waiting their turn). The Swarm jumped on them early, leading 5-0 just over five minutes…

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MLL Draft Recap: Alex Woodall goes first to Ohio Machine

March 13, 2019

The 2019 Major League Draft happened Saturday night with some big moves shaking things up. The Towson University Tigers led the way with three of the top 20 picks including faceoff specialist Alex Woodall who was selected by the Ohio Machine. Zach Goodrich went third overall to the Boston Cannons and Brendan Sunday went 13th to the Atlanta Blaze. The University of Maryland and Penn State followed close behind with…

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NLL: Swarm stall Bandits’ playoff plans

March 12, 2019

Maybe the Buffalo Bandits will stick to one game a weekend from now on. After squeaking out a 12-11 win in overtime while visiting the Philadelphia Wings on Friday, they returned home and dropped a 14-9 game to the Georgia Swarm on Saturday. The loss halts the Bandits’ winning streak at six games and prevented them from securing the league’s first playoff spot. Dhane Smith said there was no excuse…

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