Hounds Send Berger Back to Lizards

February 16, 2013

On February 15th at 1:15pm, Charlotte Hounds general manager Wade Leaphart announced that the team would be composing their second blockbuster trade of the off-season after sending fan-favorite Billy Bitter attackman to Rochester. Friday, Leaphart announced that the Hounds would be trading midfielder Stephen Berger, who scored the first ever goal in Hounds history, back to the New York Lizards, where Berger was a five-time all star selection. During his…


MLL Draft Review: Hamilton Nationals

January 23, 2013

Briefly before the 2013 MLL Collegiate Draft the Hamilton Nationals changed their coach and General Manager; Dave Huntley and Stuart Brown named to those positions, respectively. The two made some immediate moves and changes in philosophy. The team traded away David Earl and Steven Waldeck, two young and talented players, to the New York Lizards in exchange for the No. 5 pick in the draft. Thus began a night of…


2013 MLL Collegiate Draft Review

January 14, 2013

It’s been a few days since Friday’s MLL Collegiate Draft and we’ve had time to digest exactly what happened. Here’s a round-by-round evaluation of the draft. Round 1 Despite not being a lock to play MLL this summer, Peter Baum – the 2012 Tewaaraton award winner – was the consensus No. 1 pick. Baum and 2012 first round pick Steele Stanwick would be a fantastic duo to build around. Hamilton…


Outlaws Trade Matthews to New York

January 12, 2013

The Denver Outlaws have made a very surprising trade, sending Mark Matthews to the New York Lizards for Will Mangan and the 29th overall pick. Matthews was a rookie last season with Denver and starred, while he was also the first overall pick to the Edmonton Rush in the National Lacrosse League this fall. Matthews will be joining an attack unit that also has Tommy Palasek, Matt Gibson and, eventually,…


Official 2013 MLL Mock Draft

January 11, 2013

Our Phil Shore is in Philadelphia tonight where he will be live blogging the Major League Lacrosse collegiate draft. Before we get to that, we bring you our official mock draft of the first round. 1. OHIO MACHINE – PETER BAUM, A, COLGATE: Yeah, Ohio has a lot of attackers. But Baum is the best player in the draft and one way or another Ohio could use more offensive weapons….


MLL Game to be Played in Atlanta

January 11, 2013

According to Inside Lacrosse, Major League Lacrosse will experiment with a game in Atlanta in the upcoming 2013 season. They will play the game at Kennesaw State. Atlanta has been a target for the MLL and the league has stated so, and this seems like another step closer to a team playing in Atlanta in the possible future. There will be a press conference at Kennesaw State on Tuesday at 11am where…


What Are the Chances an MCLA Player Gets Drafted?

January 10, 2013

With the MLL draft tomorrow night I’ve decided to look at the chance of an MCLA player getting drafted. With Connor Martin (Chapman ’10) being the only field player in the MLL from the MCLA, I think the chances of having an MCLA player drafted this year may be a long shot. I’m not knocking the players in the MCLA right now, I’m knocking the MLL really. What I mean…


Top MLL Prospects: Goalie

January 8, 2013

The draft is deep in talented attackmen but there’s a fine crop of goal stoppers rivaling them. Here are some goalies to look out for in Friday’s MLL Draft. John Kemp, Notre Dame He was named to the NCAA Championship All-Tournament team and was a First-Team All-American last season. He had a .637 save percentage last season. Pierce Bassett, Johns Hopkins He’s a 2013 preseason All-American honorable mention. His six-foot-three-inch and…


Top MLL Prospects: Attack

January 3, 2013

As the MLL draft inches nearer, we will begin to take a look at the top prospects in each position, and where they might end up. Today we take a look at the attackers. Peter Baum, Colgate Baum, Manny and Sawyer all could be top three picks. Any one of them, but Baum is projected as the top overall pick to Ohio according to our MLL expert Phil Shore. Baum…


MLL Mock Draft: Round One

December 28, 2012

We’re two weeks away from the 2013 MLL Collegiate Draft. Like most pro sports it’s always intriguing to see which college stars will be selected to play at the next level and what kind of fit they will be with their new team. Mock drafts are always tough. The human element of the front offices mean there could be plenty of surprises, such as trades and sleeper picks. But here…