NLL Season in Review: Georgia Swarm

June 14, 2019

While the 2019 season was the first since 2016 in which the Georgia Swarm got knocked out of the playoffs in the division semifinals (first round) it can still be defined as a successful one, even through the ups and downs. Season In Review Georgia started the season on a four-game winning streak before hitting a rough patch in mid-January, losing back-to-back games in the same weekend. That two-game losing…

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PLL Week 2: Atlas gets lost in the chaos

June 13, 2019

Week two was another wild and crazy outing in the Premier Lacrosse League with much of the same hard hitting, high scoring and intense play that was seen the week before in Boston – and the fans were not disappointed. Atlas Gets Lost in Chaos Atlas lost to Chaos despite leading in goals in each of the last two quarters. Trevor Baptiste proved that he can continue to be a…

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Baker: MLL and PLL give fans equal entertainment in first week of play

June 9, 2019

It happened one summer, it happened one time It happened forever, for one short time The Motels 1983 Summer arrived and this year in particular is historic as there are two organizations putting incredible lacrosse products on the field.  So far into this young season, the fans are the winners. The first weekend of professional field lacrosse took place with the two leagues turning in incredible performances. The established league,…

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PLL: Opening weekend means it’s time to face the change

June 2, 2019

The late David Bowie encouraged us to turn and face the strange (changes). A classic rock song with an inspiring message, but the problem is no other word causes more sleepless nights and worry than change. This proves especially acute when the change affects something close to our hearts…  I am referring to lacrosse, the sport we all agree we love. Earlier this year Paul Rabil announced the formation of…

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NCAA: UVA dethrones Yale in DI championship

May 30, 2019

The Virginia Cavaliers (17-3) defeated the Yale Bulldogs (15-4) 13-9 in front of 31,528 fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia to capture their sixth National Championship on Monday, their first since 2011. The Cavaliers took down the defending champions to become the second team with the name Cavaliers to win a title during the weekend. The Cabrini Cavaliers won the DIII championship on Sunday. UVA head coach Lars Tiffany…

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NLL: Duch’s OT goal wins NLL Cup for Calgary Roughnecks

May 29, 2019

On the biggest stage and under the brightest lights, the Calgary Roughnecks and Buffalo Bandits delivered an exceptional performance worthy of a NLL Championship. It only seemed fitting that 60 minutes wouldn’t be enough time to determine a winner. At the 1:12 mark of overtime, the ball found its way into the stick of 11-year veteran Rhys Duch and he did what he’s done his entire career. With his signature…

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NCAA: Cabrini wins first-ever DIII title

May 29, 2019

Sunday afternoon the Cabrini Cavaliers (22-2) defeated the Amherst Mammoths (18-4) 16-12 in front of 18,702 fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia to capture their first D III National Championship. Cabrini University sits only 23 miles from Lincoln Financial Field in Radnor Township, so there was no doubt of the fan following that would show on this day. “Obviously for our guys, it’s an unbelievable opportunity to play on…

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NCAA: Yale Bulldogs to defend title after upsetting Penn State

May 26, 2019

Defending champion Yale Bulldogs (15-3) have a shot at defending their title after upsetting the Penn State Nittany Lions (16-2) 21-17 in the second game of the NCAA semi-finals on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Penn State’s only two losses this season were at Yale’s hands. Back on February 23rd Yale defeated Penn State 14-13 in New Haven. Yale’s 10 first-quarter goals tied a 1976 record set by Maryland…

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