Lehigh Dominates in Patriot League Action, Navy Struggles

March 5, 2013

Saturday, dominance, rather than parity was on display.  In the first conference game of the season, Bucknell broke open the game scoring the last 10 goals of the game and held Navy scoreless for the last 51 minutes of the contest by a final of 11-2.  The Bison outshot the Midshipmen 56-14, constantly peppering Navy keeper Nolan Harris who recorded 18 saves to keep the margin of victory from being…

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Syracuse Upsets Virginia with OT Thriller

March 4, 2013

18th ranked Syracuse improved their regular season record to 2-1 after beating the 6th ranked Virginia Cavaliers (4-1) at the Carrier Dome Friday night.  Sophomore Kevin Rice netted the game winner in thrilling fashion with only 1:00 left in the first OT to give the Orange a 9-8 victory. On Syracuse’s first possession of OT, fellow attackman Dylan Donahue set up Rice who buried a laser from five yards out…

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Knighthawks Pick Up Win Over Mammoth

March 3, 2013

There’s nothing like a close game to keep fans on the edge of their seats. That’s exactly what the Rochester Knighthawks (4-5) and Colorado Mammoth (2-6) did when they tied each other seven times in last nights game. Jordan McBride and Jamie Lincoln went back to back to give the Mammoth a 2-0 lead. Cody Jamieson, Johnny Powless and Vitarelli responded for the struggling Knighthawks with a goal each to…

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Matt Hummel Makes Pro Debut in Colorado

March 2, 2013

Matt Hummel has been waiting for this moment since the defending NLL champion Rochester Knighthawks drafted him in early October. At 9:00 p.m. EST, he will finally get his chance to play in a professional lacrosse game as the Rochester Knighthawks take on the Colorado Mammoth at Pepsi Center. “I am really excited. I have been waiting for this my whole life,” said Hummel. The Kitchener, Ontario native was signed…

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Bandits Fall To Wings In Overtime

March 2, 2013

It wasn’t pretty, but the Philadelphia Wings finished on top. As for the Bandits, they leave feeling like they should of had this game in the bag. After taking a six goal lead, the Bandits slowly watched their momentum slip away. Jordan Hall scored with three seconds left in the fourth to tie it up at 10, and Drew Westervelt scored in overtime to give Philadelphia the 11 to 10…

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Rochester And Colorado Matchup In Last Place Battle

March 1, 2013

Neither of these teams hoped that they’d be in this place at this point this season, but both the Rochester Knighthawks and the Colorado Mammoth are in last place in their respective divisions. Tomorrow, both will look to turn things around when they match-up at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Colorado (2-5) is coming off a 14 to 12 loss to the Philadelphia Wings, the latest game in the team’s…

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Bandits Defeat Rock Behind Williams, Wilson

March 1, 2013

The Buffalo Bandits (5-3) used a fourth quarter rally to defeat the Toronto Rock (6-3) by a score of 15-13 last night at the Air Canada Centre. The win leaves the Bandits trailing the Rock by only half a game for first place in the eastern division. Despite trailing 11-8 heading into the fourth quarter, the Bandits clawed back with five unanswered goals to start the final frame. Buffalo ultimately…

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NLL: Bandits Take on Rock In Toronto

February 28, 2013

Tonight the Buffalo Bandits face off with the Toronto Rock at the Air Canada Centre. The Bandits have made several moves this week, including activating captain and 22 year veteran John Tavares for tonight’s game. To make room, they placed forward Tracey Kelusky on the Injured Reserve. They also released rookies Hayden Smith and Kevin Brownell while they activated Mat Giles and Mike McNamara. The right side will be a…

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NCAA: Syracuse Takes on Virginia

February 27, 2013

NCAA lacrosse gets off to a hot start in the month of March with the Syracuse Orange (1-1) playing host to the Virginia Cavaliers (4-0) this Friday. The undefeated Cavs are currently ranked 6th heading into the contest and have been impressive in the young season. After beginning the year with an overtime victory over Drexel, Virginia has outscored their opponents 49-22 in their last three contests. This offensive surge…

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Rattlers and Nationals to Play in Florida

February 25, 2013

Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league (MLL), and ELEV|8 Sports Institute, announced today that the Hamilton Nationals home game against the Rochester Rattlers will be played at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. on Saturday, June 22, at 7:30 p.m. MLL returns to Palm Beach County for the second consecutive year, after a successful All Star Game in 2012. “We had a very successful All Star Game…

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