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from The Salamanca Press
“The coaches are real friendly, they’re awesome, they helped me out with everything that I’ve really needed so far,” he said of the visit. “Some of the players that I know I’m going to be playing with next year, they’re really cool. They said they’ll help me out with everything around Cazenovia. I like the campus. It’s nice and small, kind of like still living in Salamanca. It’s nice little town there.

from Gaffer Elite Lacrosse
Grady Coughlin became the fourth member of the Gaffer Elite Class of 2017 player to sign his NLI. His future destination will be LeMoyne College, which is the defending Division Two National Champion.

from UMBC Athletics
[Max] Maxwell (Hamburg), a three-year starter on the attack unit, ranked tenth nationally and second in America East in assists per contest with 2.14 last spring. He tied a career-best with 15 goals and set a personal mark with 30 helpers and needs just five more assists to move into the all-time UMBC top ten. Maxwell became the 11th Retriever to post 30 assists in a single season and has amassed 106 career points.

from Ithaca.com
When his phone lights up, Steve Lawrence admits to having a few “not now” moments upon looking at the caller ID. But when he sees Richie Moran’s name on the screen, he always answers. It’s almost mandatory.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
The event drew elite teams from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York and featured an hour-long clinic by Syracuse women’s coaching legend Gary Gait and three of his former star players followed by tournaments in five age groups.

Wednesday January 18, 2017 10:45AM
from the Syracuse New Times
Local officials and experts appear in the film, which provides a roughly chronological story of the lake, beginning with the Haudenosaunee, or the Iroquois Confederacy. The film connects the Haudenosaunee Great Law of Peace with suffrage, lacrosse and environment cleanup.

from US Lacrosse
US Lacrosse and U.S. women’s senior team head coach Ricky Fried today announced the 18-player U.S. Women’s National Team that will compete in the 2017 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women’s World Cup, July 12-22 in Guildford, England.

Attack
Kayla Treanor, Syracuse 2016
Michelle Tumolo, Syracuse 2013

Midfield
Laura Zimmerman, North Carolina 2012

Defense
Rebecca Block, Syracuse 2013

from Sweetlax Lacrosse
This past weekend, Sweetlax 2021/2022 & 2023/2024 teams attended the Fusion Winter Classic in Lansdale, PA at the XL Sports Campus. In the second year with box lacrosse, Sweetlax walked away from the tournament weekend with 2 Championship trophies, undefeated teams and a weekend of memories.

from Ithaca College Athletics
BALTIMORE, Md. – The Ithaca College men's lacrosse team continued to garner national press from respected media outlet Inside Lacrosse this past week. In what has been a running series over the past few weeks, as the organization has unveiled segments of its 2017 Face-Off Yearbook online, the IC men placed four team members on the media outlet's Preseason All-American release.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
Fields was chosen to the Second Team, and is a preseason All-American for the second straight year, while Sims was placed on the Third Team. UAlbany is the only America East squad with multiple members on the combined First, Second and Third Teams.

from NunesMagician.com
The Syracuse Orange received its lowest preseason ranking yet on Tuesday with the release of the Nike/US Lacrosse Preseason Top 20. SU landed eighth on the list after being ranked fifth in the USILA/Nike Preseason Coaches’ Poll and seventh in the IL Face-Off Yearbook Top 20.

from Inside Lacrosse
If the NCAA passes the proposal to limit early recruiting this April, what do you think will be the most tangible outcome?

If all the scholarships are gobbled up by rising high school freshmen, what type of incentive does that newcomer have? I can hear the high school football coach in Texas telling his 5-10, 180-pound freshman safety that he's better off lifting and running than playing lacrosse.

from The Lacrosse Network

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Mountain Vista (CO) 2018 midfielder cam Hancock has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Hobart College.
Tuesday January 17, 2017 3:30PM
from Jeff Milano-Johnson Memorial Lacrosse
In memory of Jeff Milano-Johnson, the 14 year old lacrosse player from Pittsford New York who died in 2007 of a cerebral aneurysm while warming up for a varsity lacrosse game AND in support of the Rochester Kids and the JMJ Memorial Fund. For more information go to: contact Mary Jane Milano at mjm@rochester.rr.com or Mike Cross at Mcross9095@outlook.com or go to www.jmjlacrossetournament.org

from Marist Athletics
With the start of the 2017 regular season less than one month away, the Marist women’s lacrosse team held its first official spring practice Jan. 16 on Leonidoff Field in Tenney Stadium.

from NLL.com
All it took was one glance at the roster for everyone to realize that the 2016-2017 Rochester Knighthawks were going to be different. The usual suspects on offense were nowhere to be found. 2014 MVP Cody Jamieson and Cory Vitarelli were missing due to lingering injuries. Stephen Keogh was moved to the physically unable to perform list with the flu prior to the opener. Craig Point was cut. Joe Walters did not report to the team. Even after the first week, changes were made as Dan Dawson suited up for the opener but was placed on the holdout list prior to the Knighthawks' second game.

from Inside Lacrosse
Entering to the 2017 season, here's how IL views the top 10 contenders for the Tewaaraton Award and Enners Award.

from Powell Lacrosse
So you might be asking yourself, what is a Powell Pathfinder. The answer is simple – Pathfinders are people that embody and represent what we stand for here at Powell – If lacrosse is in your blood, then you are a pathfinder. We’re very excited to introduce 6 professional players that fuel our sport with creativity, innovation and positivity.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Rochester Knighthawks will kick off a three-game road stretch on Saturday, Jan. 21 in Saskatoon, as they battle the Saskatchewan Rush at 9:30 p.m. The game features the last five winners of the Champion’s Cups with Rochester capturing the hardware from 2012-14, and the Rush winning the last two NLL titles.

from NLL.com
Three Knighthawks make the Top 5.

from Buffalo Rising
Buffalo Youth Lacrosse (BYL) is a sports organization that has been steadily growing since its inception over a decade ago. Spearheaded by lacrosse coach/enthusiast Chris Mathias (lead image), BYL has been helping to encourage young people to take up the game as a way to get healthy, develop the social skills that come with team sports, and promote the game of lacrosse in Buffalo.

from the Boston Cannons
The Boston Cannons of Major League Lacrosse, the premier outdoor professional lacrosse league, announced today that face-off specialist Joe Nardella (Cazenovia) has a signed a two-year contract extension through the 2018 season.

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from Army West Point Athletics
The Army West Point men's lacrosse family welcomed its newest member on Monday as Giovanni Toribio signed on to be adopted by the Black Knights. Gio is an energetic 4-year old from Ossining, N.Y., who was recently diagnosed with Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma and was connected with the Black Knights through the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation.

from Orange Crush Lax
Fayetteville-Manlius 2019 D Christina Burnam of @Orange Crush Lax.

from Syracuse Athletics
Five Syracuse All-Americans helped the U.S. Women's Lacrosse Team to a pair of wins at the annual Team USA Spring Premiere held last weekend in Bradenton, Fla. The squad defeated Florida, 20-19, on Saturday, Jan. 14 and Notre Dame, 22-5, on Sunday, Jan. 15.

from Cornell Athletics
Richie Moran, Head Coach Emeritus at Cornell, has authored his autobiography and fans are invited to attend a dual celebration of Moran's 80th birthday and the release of It's Great To Be Here, on Saturday, Jan 28, at the Moakley House from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

from Inside Lacrosse
"Zach has decided to take some time away from school," Tierney says. "We are obviously disappointed in his decision, but respect his right to make it and hope that everything works out for him."

from Peter Lasagna / Inside Lacrosse
Atsap did not believe that anything could dissolve his stalwart group of “brothers.” Devoted Rochester, N.Y., companions since the earliest days of youth, these pals bonded extra tight after Sept. 11. The “no time left to waste” attitude that many folks took away from that tragic shock re-connected these men through constant e-mail sharing.
Monday January 16, 2017 11:15AM
from NunesMagician.com
Syracuse will continue to look at scheduling changes this offseason due to recent RPI issues. For fun, let’s take a look at the RPI data and see who could be dropped and which teams could be added.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Jr. Knighthawks Bantam team ended their first day of competition at the 4th annual Capital Box Lacrosse Classic with a 5-2 victory. The two-day tournament at the Dulles SportsPlex, which kicked off this afternoon, features teams from around the northeast United States and Canada.

from Inside Lacrosse
1) (2 last week) Georgia (2-0). The Georgia Swarm continued to impress by defeating the Buffalo Bandits, in Buffalo, by a final score of 18-14. Lyle Thompson had 5 of his 8 points in the first 5 minutes of the game as the Swarm used 3 power play goals to build a 5-0 lead over the hometown Bandits.

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from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
Saturday was a good day. For the first time since the Tully Cornfield Classic in November, I got to stand on a sideline and coach a lacrosse team. There was some yelling (positive and negative, all directed at my players, none at referees, opponents, or parents), and there was some teaching.

But was there any learning?

from LaxPower
Rob Pannell scored all three of his goals during the decisive first half as Team USA defeated Notre Dame, 16-11, in a men's lacrosse exhibition as part of the Team USA Spring Premiere at IMG Academy Field here Sunday.

from LaxPower
The balanced scoring reflected the importance of this two-day event, as 25 players took advantage of their final tryout opportunity before the roster is cut down to 20, inclusive of two alternates, as part of the team's preparation for the 2017 Federation of International World Cup July 12-22 in England.

from US Lacrosse
It’s not a competition year for Team USA, but for coach John Danowski and his staff, preparations are already being made for next year. Sunday, Danowski got a glimpse of 29 of the top men's players in action at the Team USAs Spring Premiere on the campus of IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
Sunday January 15, 2017 11:00AM
from LaxPower
Marie McCool's game-winning goal with 2:15 remaining lifted Team USA past a surging Florida and gave the host team a 20-19 victory in the first game of Team USA's Spring Premiere on Saturday at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. McCool (North Carolina) tied for the team lead with three goals and added an assist.

After a Gators score, Team USA took the early momentum with a 3-0 run off of goals from Katie Schwarzmann (Maryland '13), Kayla Treanor (Syracuse '16) and Alex Aust (Maryland '13). All three finished with two goals on the day.

from US Lacrosse
The U.S. women’s national team defeated Florida 20-19, despite a quick lead for the Gators just 59 seconds into the game. Team USA led 11-8 at halftime, but the turning point came with under 13 minutes left to play when Florida went on a five-goal hot streak, sparked by Mollie Stevens with back-to-back goals and capped with a Shayna Pirreca tally to tie it 17-17.

from Cazenovia College Athletics
The Cazenovia College men's lacrosse team's schedule is out for the spring 2017 season. The Wildcats finished the 2016 campaign with a 8-7 record overall and 6-2 record in the North Eastern Athletic Conference, ending the season securing the third seed in the NEAC and earning a playoff berth. Looking to build on a playoff run from a season ago, the Wildcats open up 2017 with a trip down south.

from NLL.com
The Buffalo Bandits (0-2) dropped their second home game in a row on Saturday night, losing 18-14 to the Georgia Swarm (2-0) at the Keybank Center in front of 13,915 fans. The Bandits struggled once again to find any rhythm while the red hot Swarm continued to score in bunches.

Three Stars as Selected by the Media:

1 - Lyle Thompson
2 - Jerome Thompson
3 - Mark Steenhuis

from the Buffalo Bandits
Game recap report.

from the Georgia Swarm
The Thompson Brothers combined for 6 goals.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
As the Rochester Knighthawks celebrated the roots of the game of lacrosse during the Native American Night celebration, the team had one of the most inspirational people in attendance at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena: “Savvy” Savannah Simon.
Saturday January 14, 2017 9:30AM
from Finger Lakes Lacrosse Club
2018 lefty attack Ian Evans Lafayette lacrosse high school varsity 2016 highlights.

from US Lacrosse
The 2017 lacrosse season will have its ceremonial beginning with the Team USA Spring Premiere from IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., this weekend. Three games from the two-day event will be streamed live and free of charge on the US Lacrosse website:

Saturday, January 14 - 3 p.m. (Eastern): U.S. Women vs. Florida

Sunday, January 15 - 10 a.m. (Eastern): U.S. Women vs. Notre Dame
1 p.m. (Eastern): U.S. Men vs. Notre Dame

from the Democrat & Chronicle
Section V officials, who sanction high school sports in the greater Rochester region, also became aware of the perception such disparity creates and began to examine postseason tournaments and championships about two years ago, including gifts and rewards given to student-athletes participating in these events.

from the Buffalo Bandits
If you follow lacrosse, you’ve definitely seen the goal. If you watch SportsCenter, you’ve almost ceraintly seen the goal. If you have a television, a computer, or a smartphone, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve the seen the goal. Just getting edged out by Odell Beckham Jr.’s one-handed catch in ESPY voting is a mark of its quality and absurdity.

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from SUNY Brockport Athletics
The College at Brockport men's lacrosse team saw one of their own selected to the Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook 2017: Division III Pre-Season All-American team.

from NLL.com
The Buffalo Bandits (0-1) return to action this Saturday at the KeyBank Center against the Georgia Swarm (1-0) at 7:30 p.m. EST. The Bandits had week two off after a tough 12-8 loss to the Colorado Mammoth in week one. The Swarm come to Buffalo with a strong 18-10 victory in hand over the Saskatchewan Rush last weekend.

from the Buffalo News
Craig Point played for the Rochester Knighthawks for almost eight full seasons. He didn't score every important goal for the Knighthawks when they beat the Buffalo Bandits, but sometimes it seemed that way.
Friday January 13, 2017 11:00AM
from Lacrosse Film Room
With the announcement that Eamon McAnaney is taking a job that will prevent him from continuing to be the lead play by play voice for ESPNU's college lacrosse broadcasts, I put together some of his best calls in the biggest moments from the past couple of years.

from Dr. Fred Opie
[Dave Huntly] talks with host Fred Opie about Wayne Gretzky's lacrosse career, Huntley's road to John Hopkins, Canada's youth sports structure, how and why the Canadian national team coach suggested Hall Famers Paul and Gary Gait to Syracuse and Hall of Fame Coach Roy Simmons Jr, his son Kevin’s college visits and decision, and tailgating after games.

from Casey Powell Lacrosse
I hope everyone had a great holiday season. Mine was exceptionally fulfilling. I really embrace the hectic schedule and traveling that Christmas time brings, I love the clean slate of a new year, and I am excited to immerse myself in the everyday routine that just began here at Jacksonville U.

from Syracuse Athletics
The Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation and Life is Washable, Inc., are teaming up to bring Friendly Access Sensory Safety Kits™ to the Carrier Dome. Individuals with Autism, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury and various sensory challenges will now be able to enjoy all Dome events with the complimentary use of the Friendly Access kits, which are now available at Carrier Dome Guest Services. The Carrier Dome is the first venue of its size in the United States to offer sensory accommodations to its patrons.

from NLL.com
The National Lacrosse League season rolls along with a four-pack of games Saturday, January 14th. As always, all games can be streamed live on NLL TV! The two-week free trial of NLL TV has now passed, so lacrosse fans will need a subscription to NLL TV to view live games. Fans can purchase a season pass, an individual team pass, or single game access.

from Capital District Lax
Height 5’11? Weight: 175 lbs
School: Shenendehowa HS
Scholastic Coach: Jason Gifford
Club: Orange Crush Lacrosse
Club Coach: Jamie Archer

from US Lacrosse
New First Stick Awards Given to 128 Teams; Get the Most Out of Your Team's Practices; LaxCon Offer from Under Armour and US Lacrosse; US Lacrosse Accepting Diversity Grant Applications.

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from Major League Lacrosse
Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier outdoor professional lacrosse league, announced today that Powell Lacrosse will become an official mesh supplier to MLL for the 2017 season.

from U. Indy Athletics
Following a stellar freshman season, UIndy men's lacrosse goalkeeper Jarod Kimble (Hilton) has been named a Division II Preseason All-American by Inside Lacrosse.

from Syracuse.com
The Syracuse men's lacrosse team is playing the exact same schedule of teams in 2017 as it did last year. But that sort of familiarity is likely to be soon tossed out the window. Goodbye Siena, Binghamton and/or St. John's?

from The Ivy League
The Ivy League and ESPN have agreed to expand the coverage of the 2017 Men's Lacrosse Tournament with all three games being nationally televised on ESPNU. The 2017 Tournament, which will be held May 5-7, will take place at the site of the tournament's top seed.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
The 2012 North Carolina (and Westhill) graduate describes her life on Wall Street, her desire to continue trying out for Team USA and her training regime to increase speed. (John Strohsacker)

from Inside Lacrosse
The men's Division III All-Americans from the 2017 Face-Off Yearbook have been unveiled online. Defending champion and Face-Off Yearbook No. 1 Salisbury leads the first team with three selections — attackman Nathan Blondino, and defenders Will Nowesnick and Kyle Tucker.

from US Lacrosse
This year’s grants were provided to 69 boys’ teams and 59 girls’ teams, with a direct impact to over 2,500 players. The First Stick initiative is designed to assist new and developing youth and high school teams nationwide. High school teams received 47 grants, while youth programs received 81 grants.

from Game Time Footage

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Ithaca High School (NY) 2017 attackman-midfielder Nick Miller has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Saint John Fisher College.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Ithaca High School 2017 goalie Cam Mitchell has committed to play Division III lacrosse at Amherst College.
Thursday January 12, 2017 9:00AM
from Inside Lacrosse
The men's Division II All-Americans from the 2017 Face-Off Yearbook have been unveiled online. Face-Off Yearbook No. 3 Limestone leads the first team with four selections, while No. 1 Le Moyne has two.

from The Lacrosse Network
Goalies Scoring Goals: Orange goalie commit Nate McPeak (Chula Vista, CA) goes coast to coast.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Niskayuna (N.Y.) 2018 midfielder Thomas Constantine has made a commitment to play Division III lacrosse at Ithaca College.

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from Canisius Athletics
Canisius junior midfielder Erica Evans has been named to the Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America Second Team, the publication announced today as part of its 2017 Preseason All-America Face-Off Yearbook.

from Skidmore Athletics
NGWSD is a popular free event that over the past 10 years has attracted more than 1,000 girls taking part in 850 NGWSD individual sport clinics. This year's event will feature free sports clinics for girls in grades 3-7. Instruction will be by Skidmore women's athletes in field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.

from the Buffalo Bandits
With plenty of time to look in the mirror and reflect on the 12-8 loss last year (saying “last year” makes it seems so long ago and easy to forget), the Bandits players look deep and ask the question – one of coach Troy Cordingley's mantras – "Am I ready to play hard all the time and play hard together?"

from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Rochester Knighthawks might have the weekend off, but the Jr. Knighthawks will be hard at work as they compete in their first box lacrosse tournament of the season. The PeeWee, Bantam and Midget teams will take part in the 4th annual Capital Box Lacrosse Classic in Sterling, Va.

from US Lacrosse
US Lacrosse, the national governing body of men’s and women’s lacrosse, and the American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease, announce agreement to increase educational opportunities among the general lacrosse community and among US Lacrosse members on how to help during a cardiac arrest.
Wednesday January 11, 2017 2:40PM
from Syracuse.com
If last weekend's showing at a national indoor lacrosse tournament is any indication, the defending state Class A champion Christian Brothers Academy girls team is going to be hard to unseat.

from Hartford Athletics
Henderson, a native of Ithaca, N.Y., has been a scoring threat for the Hawks since his freshman year in 2014, a season that saw him earn America East All-Rookie Team honors. Last season was no exception, as he recorded at least one point in every game to finish second on the team with a career-high 49 points (16 goals, 33 assists). In addition, Henderson ranked third in the America East and 21st in the nation in assists per game with 1.83 while his 2.72 points per game ranked 10th in the league.

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from LaxPower
The Stanford men's lacrosse team is pleased to announce that Brian Karalunas (Jamesville-DeWitt) will be the head coach of the Cardinal for the 2017 campaign and that Bailey Tills will be the program's offensive coordinator and assistant head coach.

from Army West Point Athletics
There are select games that will be ticketed and some that are free admission. A full-price season ticket can be purchased for $25. All games are ticketed as general admission with the exception of the Notre Dame game (May 6) which is on a reserved seating basis.

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from SUNY Albany Athletics
Fields was chosen to the Second Team, and is a preseason All-American for the second straight year, while Sims was placed on the Third Team. UAlbany is the only America East squad with multiple members on the combined First, Second and Third Teams.

from Syracuse Athletics
Four members of the Orange earned Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-America honors, including Sergio Salcido earning a spot on the First Team.

Salcido, who finished 2016 as a USILA Second Team All-America selection, was joined on Inside Lacrosse's preseason teams by his fellow 2016 Second Team All-Americans Nick Mariano and Ben Williams, who were both tabbed to the second team by Inside Lacrosse. Nick Mellen rounds out the four 'Cuse on the publication's third team.

from Hilbert Athletics
If you are looking to gain an edge for the upcoming season, the Hilbert College men's lacrosse program is willing to share their expertise. The Hawks are offering 5 winter lacrosse clinics aimed at helping high school athletes refine their skills prior to the start of the 2017 spring season.

from the Rochester Knighthawks

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from Syracuse Athletics
Syracuse men's lacrosse senior midfielder Paolo Ciferri (Ithaca HS) talks with Cuse TV's Brian Higgins at the Orange's media day.

from Lax.com
Held in Geneva, NY at the Hobart College Bristol Field House, the 2016 Statesman Holiday Lacrosse Tournament featured some of the top high school lacrosse teams from across upstate New York.

from Syracuse.com
[Brendan] Bomberry is perhaps SU's most important addition this season, a transfer from Denver who speaks confidently and unleashes a heavy shot. Bomberry was an important part of the Pioneers juggernaut the past two years and last season tallied 33 points and led the nation with 11 man-up goals.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
UAlbany’s 2017 schedule includes six contests against 2016 NCAA Tournament participants, four matchups against reigning league champions and a full America East slate. Among the opponents include 2016 NCAA champion North Carolina and national tournament semifinalists Syracuse and Penn State.

from Syracuse.com
The ascension of the Syracuse women's basketball team has forced a scheduling quirk that will send the men's lacrosse squad to the home of perhaps its most bitter regular rival for the second straight year.

from Syracuse.com
Nick Mellen's right shoulder is OK and his left one is getting better. As far as defensive foundations go, that might not be the sturdiest of outlooks. But for the Syracuse lacrosse team right now, it will have to do.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
Reigning national champion North Carolina headlines the 2017 Face-Off Yearbook Preseason All-America list with seven selections overall, including four first-teamers in Maggie Auslander, Maggie Bill, Marie McCool and Caylee Waters. Molly Hendrick and Sammy Jo Tracy dot the line on the Second Team, while Ela Hazar earns Honorable Mention honors.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
The men's Division I All-Americans from the 2017 Face-Off Yearbook have been unveiled online. On the first team, preseason No. 1 Denver, No. 4 Notre Dame and No. 10 Brown each have three players represented.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
UAlbany midfielder Sarah Martin has been selected as an Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Preseason Division I All-American, the publication released on Tuesday morning.

from North Country Now
The 2016 film “Keepers of the Game”, a New York Times “critics’ pick,” that tells the story of the Salmon River girls’ lacrosse team, will close Snowtown Film Festival Saturday, Jan. 28 in Watertown

The screening starts at 7:45 p.m. with a panel discussion with the women featured in the film to follow from 9-10 p.m.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Rochester Knighthawks will hold their Annual Kids Day on Saturday, Feb. 11th at Connors & Ferris Field at The Blue Cross Arena. The event is presented by Connors & Ferris, Isaac Heating & Air Conditioning, Wilkins RV, Farmers Insurance, Zweigle’s and Bill Gray’s.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
ESPN will need to find a new play-by-play voice for its college men's lacrosse broadcasts.

Eamon McAnaney, the former Notre Dame defenseman who has called the last five NCAA championships, is leaving the Worldwide Leader to become a full-time anchor at SNY, a regional sports network owned by the New York Mets, Charter Communications and NBC Sports Group.

from Corrigan Sports / IMLCA.org
Corrigan Sports Enterprises (CSE) and the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) announced today that its partnership to operate boys lacrosse tournaments featuring club and high school teams will commence in 2017. The IMLCA National Cup will be held at Lebanon Valley College (Annville, PA) from June 16-18, 2017. The IMLCA National Cup will integrate instructional clinics and recruiting seminars into the event, led by IMLCA member coaches from the Division I, II and III ranks.

from US Lacrosse
If you’re like a lot of parent-coaches, stepping onto the field for the first time can be a daunting prospect. I mean you probably got roped into the assignment because someone called you and said they wouldn’t be able to have a team unless you stepped up to coach.

So, you said yes, but what to do now?

from US Lacrosse
There has been quite a buzz building around the Lacrosse Athlete Development Model, and we could not be happier about the warm reception it is receiving. What are people saying about it?

“This just makes sense. Sound educational philosophy applied to our sport. I love it.”
Tuesday January 10, 2017 10:15AM
from Syracuse University Athletics
Syracuse men's lacrosse head coach John Desko's press conference at the Orange's 2017 media day.

from NunesMagician.com
Coach John Desko came to the podium to expound on the important things in life, such as why SU’s RPI wasn’t great last year and what he expects from Jordan Evans and Nick Mellen.

from The Daily Orange
Syracuse head coach John Desko addressed the media on Monday ahead of the 2017 campaign. He enters his 19th season at the helm of Syracuse, which finished last year 12-5 as Atlantic Coast Conference champions before falling to No. 1 Maryland in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals. Ranked No. 7 in the 2017 Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Yearbook Top 20, SU returns three All-Americans, seven players who started at least one game last season and 20 players who saw action in 10 games.

from BLaxFive.net
Yet another team is looking for coaches as Spencerport posts some positions If you or someone you know might be interested, pass these job openings along.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Chenango Forks High School 2017 midfielder Bryant LaMere has made a verbal commitment to play Division II lacrosse at Limestone College.

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from Niagara University Athletics
Niagara lacrosse head coach Wendy Stone announced five players signed their national letters of intent during the early signing period to join the Purple Eagles. Meghan Howe (Fayetteville-Manlius), Isabella Orlando (Cicero-North Syracuse), Cierra Scheik (Palmyra-Macedon), Alyssa Sproule (Penfield), and Mackenzie Travis (Webster Thomas) will enroll at Niagara in the fall of 2017 as members of the lacrosse team.

from Syracuse Athletics
The Syracuse men's lacrosse season will begin the 2017 campaign ranked No. 5 in the Nike/USILA Coaches Poll and will square off with six of the preseason top-14 teams, including four of the top eight this season.

from Army West Point
The Army West Point men's lacrosse program is set to host its free instructional lacrosse clinic on Saturday, Jan. 22, at Foley Athletic Center. Boys ranging from ages 6 to 18 are welcomed to attend and learn from NCAA All-Americans, NCAA Champions and current Major League Lacrosse players.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
The UAlbany men’s lacrosse team, participant in the last four NCAA Tournaments, has announced its schedule for the 2017 season, including six home games and contests against four reigning conference champions.

from SUNY Albany Athletics
The UAlbany men’s lacrosse team will begin the 2017 season placed at #13 in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) Coaches Poll, the organization announced on Monday. The #13 ranking matches its placement in the Inside Lacrosse Preseason Face-Off Rankings.

from Syracuse.com
The sophomore out of West Genesee proclaimed himself ready to go at the Orange's first media gathering of the season on Monday, a scouting report based on equal parts optimism and speculation. After missing all of fall ball recovering from shoulder surgery Mellen isn't quite in full practice mode yet, but he expects to be available when defending ACC Tournament champion Syracuse opens its season against Siena on Feb. 11.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
Photo gallery from Game #2.

from NLL.com
Rochester Nighthawks Rookie Kyle Jackson scored a pair of goals, including his first ever NLL goal, on Saturday, January 7th against the New England Black Wolves. Jackson added 9 assists on the night to finish with 11 points. For his efforts, the rookie was named the Ide Honda Player of the Game.

from US Lacrosse
Professional lacrosse player and Team USA member Paul Rabil stops by US Lacrosse to take your calls and help promote LaxCon.

Monday January 9, 2017 10:15AM
from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
Larry Glenz was my ninth grade social studies teacher at Lynbrook High School. That would have been 1974-1975. He was also my junior high lacrosse coach that year, my first year of playing scholastic sports. I think he was the varsity wrestling coach and a junior high or JV football coach, too.

from Inside Lacrosse
Grace Hulslander, CBA-Syracuse)(ethix lacrosse), Jr. | Commitment: Harvard Admissions Process
The junior midfielder boasts a complete game end to end, as she exceled in virtually every aspect of the game. A do-it-all force, she rides hard, is great 1v1 defensively, and possesses a high I.Q. for the game, especially offensively. Makes those around her better.

from Inside Lacrosse
With a new head coach for the first time in 25 years, the Virginia Cavaliers’ philosophy will be surprisingly familiar in Charlottesville — an up-tempo, free-wheeling, let-the-players-play attitude seems like it’ll rule the day under Lars Tiffany.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Ithaca 2018 midfielder Ryan Sposito has committed to the admissions process to play Division I lacrosse at the United States Military Academy at West Point.

from the Georgia Swarm
GAME HIGHLIGHTS: Check out some of the top plays from Saturday's historic home opener!

from Gephardt Daily
The research team evaluated changes in tau in 46 Division I and III college athletes at the University of Rochester and Rochester Institute of Technology, all of whom had experienced a concussion. The athletes were selected from a sample of athletes who underwent plasma sampling and cognitive testing before their sports seasons between 2009 and 2014.

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from TopLaxRecruits.com
Fairport High School (NY) 2018 attack Cameryn Dera has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at Fairfield University.



LaxCon and Speakers Schedule
Men's D-I Scrimmages
You can find a list from LaxPower of Men's D-I scrimmages here.

From US Lacrosse
Stand-alone high school and youth rule books for boys’ and girls’ lacrosse.

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US Lacrosse
Level 2 Clinic
The Rochester Chapter of US Lacrosse will be hosting a Level 2 Clinic on Saturday, February 18th at the Brighton - 12 Corners Middle School, Rochester. Find out more here.