The change is intended to improve the pace and flow of the game by allowing players to continue moving after the official blows the whistle. Previously, all players had to stop on the whistle.
Under the new rule, players can keep moving after a foul or violation while the player possessing the ball restarts play. A 2-meter nonengagement area will be established around the player awarded possession of the ball.
MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – Rochester bolted to a 7-0 halftime lead and rolled to a 9-2 victory today over Florida to win the boys’ High School championship at the Brine National Lacrosse Classic at the River City Sportsplex.
The United States used an eight-goal run in the second half to seal a 19-8 victory over host England in the semifinals of the FIL Women’s World Cup at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford. The U.S., a two-time defending World Cup champion, will face Canada in the gold medal game Saturday. Photos by Ady Kerry and Adam Scott.
PHILADELPHIA, July 21, 2017 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, has announced a series of dates for key transactions as teams build out their rosters leading up to the 2018 season.
GUILDFORD, England – Erin Francis '17 (Massena Central) recorded six points to lead the Haudenosaunee Nationals in their 18-17 loss to Italy on Friday, July 21 at the 2017 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Cup in Guildford, England. The Haudenosaunee finished in 12th place at the event.
Brendan Barren (West Seneca West) and Jake Giarrano (St. Francis), members of the Canisius Class of 2015, were part of the 55-member class of the Erie Community College's Law Enforcement Training Academy Basic Course for Police Officers that graduated in May.
Canada will play for gold at the women's lacrosse World Cup after downing Australia 8-6 in overtime in the semifinals on Thursday in Guildford, England.
Dana Dobbie, Erica Evans and Alie Jimerson each had a pair of goals for Canada while Crysti Foote and Megan Kinna added the others.
“If you’re going to get run over, you might as well get run over by a Rolls Royce,” [England Coach Phil] Collier said. “I think the U.S. team obviously has great athletes. … People like Kayla and Taylor Cummings, they are the next generation of lacrosse players. They had massive fans today, who loved seeing them play, and hopefully inspired those girls to move the sport into the future.”
Rochester also went 4-0 in pool play and was the No. 1 seed from Pool A. Rochester closed out its pool games with a 7-5 win over Michigan and a 5-2 conquest of California – also a playoff team. Rochester will meet Maryland at 9 a.m. in the quarterfinals.
The BRINE Northstar Invitational, one of the nation’s premier recruiting and development experiences, will return for its sixth consecutive year to the Northwood School in historic Lake Placid.
Read more at https://laxallstars.com/northstar-premier-girls-lacrosse/#yBAgDiXDQZfBqZPV.99
I would be hard pressed to think of a better way to kick off the 4th of July weekend than to spend it in Saratoga, New York. The Battles of Saratoga were a turning point in the war for independence. Had it not been for those brave souls in 1777, it’s impossible to think that life as we know it would be the same as we have it today.
No matter the season he’s in, Matt Jeffries takes full advantage. It’s that attitude and work ethic that led to a Fed hockey 2016-17 New York State Championship, a standout 2017 lacrosse season, the 2017 Tom Borrelli “Ox” Award and Scholarship, and a place on the St. John Fisher College lacrosse roster next year for the Williamsville North dual-sport athlete.
I tracked Buczek down here in Ithaca on Monday, as the Big Red lacrosse camp got underway. I asked him to describe a typical, crazy week in the life of a 24 year-old pro athlete, and he said, “Well, my (MLL) job started on June 1st, in Florida (he plays for the Florida Launch) and on June 2nd, I was in New York. On June 3rd, I was in Dallas, and then at the end of the week I was in Seattle and Victoria.”
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (July 20, 2017) - The Rattlers completed the season sweep of the Outlaws with an 18-12 win on Thursday night at Capelli Sport Stadium. Rochester is the only team this season to beat the defending MLL Champs twice. The loss was Denver's third of the season and first on the road in 2017.
Sailing has never been a part of my life until my first trip out to the island in 2015. As a kid born and raised in St. Catharines, Ontario, I’m familiar with sailboats that cruise the Great Lakes. But there is something different about Victoria, where you have the ability to sail for months and years without being to the same place twice if you wanted to.
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Two years ago, Casey Rogers committed to Syracuse lacrosse. Then a sophomore at nearby Westhill Senior High School, Rogers was set on playing for his father -- assistant coach Lelan Rogers -- at SU. Enter Jamie Casullo, the son of ex-Orange assistant Bob Casullo, who was hired as Westhill's head coach in May 2014. His coaching led Rogers to realize he may be able to play at college football's highest level.
The United States is on to the gold medal game at the FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup after beating England 19-8 on Thursday in Guildford, England. The U.S. will meet Canada on Saturday at 10 a.m. (Eastern time) in a rematch of the 2013 World Cup final.
Treanor led the U.S. offense with five goals and three assists to earn Player of the Match honors. It was the second time in the tournament that she was named the Player of the Match against England.
The first semifinal between Canada and Australia was close throughout as neither team could pull away. Rising senior Alie Jimerson scored a goal in the first half to help Canada to a 5-3 halftime lead.
GUILDFORD, England — Alie Jimerson (Lake Shore/Syracuse) had five goals and an assist and Dana Dobbie had three goals and three helpers as Canada downed New Zealand 16-1 on Wednesday in quarter-final play at the 2017 women's lacrosse World Cup.
The Canisius contingent both found the scoresheet, as Evans recorded her second hat trick of the tournament, while Morissette scored her first during the World Cup. Evans now has 15 goals in five contests since the tournament began.
In this pre-recorded episode, I take your questions from my podcast and #AskPaul Ep 42. From Monday to Wednesday, I was at Team USA Training Camp in Baltimore, played for the New York Lizards on Thursday, traveled to Charlotte on Friday, play the Hounds on Saturday, and host a Rabil Tour in Charlotte on Sunday.
Hong Kong has run to a 2-3 start in the 2017 women's World Cup at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England, grabbing wins over Switzerland, 7-3, and Colombia, 20-0. Katherine Barker (10G, 3A) and Alexandra Tsai (10G, 1A) currently lead the way for the Hong Kong, as they head into Wednesday evening action against Belgium.
Martin (5’11”, 185 lbs., 4/4/1995) made his NLL debut in 2017 after being selected in the second round (13th overall) of the 2016 NLL Draft. In 15 games during his rookie season, the Oakville, Ontario native recovered 30 loose balls and created seven turnovers.
The BRINE Northstar Invitational, one of the nation’s premier recruiting and development experiences, will return for its sixth consecutive year to the Northwood School in historic Lake Placid.
Read more at https://laxallstars.com/northstar-premier-girls-lacrosse/#xgWojQLwbktgdcFB.99
Madden, 45, played high school lacrosse at F-M and was a captain his senior season. He went on to Georgetown, where he played in the midfield for legendary coach Dave Urick and was a two-time Hoyas captain as a junior and senior. We sat down with Madden this week to talk about his new position.
The Federation of International Lacrosse Women’s World Cup is underway in Guildford, England. Here are some of our favorite photos from the opening ceremony (including an appearance by Princess Anne) and Team USA’s first six games.
The United States marched one step closer towards its goal of winning a third straight Federation of International Lacrosse Women's World Cup with a 20-3 victory over Israel in the quarterfinals on Wednesday at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England. It was the first meeting ever between the U.S. and Israel in the World Cup with Israel playing in the event for just the second time.
Brian Hobart, alng with Brice, Brett, and Sylvia Queener will be holding the annual Queener LAX Penn Yan Girl's and Boy's Lacrosse Day Camp July 31st - August 2nd at the Penn Yan Academy Upper Fields. All players, girls ages 7-18, and boys grades 3-12 are welcome.
This is the time of year when the spotlight really shines on every level of our sport. The many factors that influence team success — culture, personality, work ethic, field IQ and chemistry, to name a few — take the full course of a season to develop, and they collectively form the magic elixir that can culminate in a championship.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Penn State men’s lacrosse head coach Jeff Tambroni announced additions to the Nittany Lions’ coaching staff Wednesday morning, naming John Haus as Penn State’s new assistant coach and John Hogan (Cornell) the newest volunteer assistant coach.
Our Rabil Tour Denver goalies got the best of me. I was out for revenge in Charlotte. Special thanks to all who attended, including my Lizards teammate and Team 24/7 Founder, Ryan Flanagan. Join the Tour, here: live.paulrabil.com
Playing for one’s nation fosters a pride that is indescribable to many. But for the Haudenosaunee women’s national team, which opened the FIL Women’s World Cup with a 4-0 record before dropping its first game against New Zealand on Tuesday, simply being in Guildford, England, is more valuable than the wins themselves.
They flew here into the United Kingdom using their Haudenosaunee passports.
HAGERSVILLE, ONT.—It was like any other game at Iroquois Lacrosse Arena. Family and friends dotted the orange and purple stands. Fans pounded drums and whooped with every cross-check or goal. Impatient spectators shouted “shoot the damn thing!” if a player held on to the ball for too long.
But history was made as Ontario beat British Columbia 8-7 on Monday morning in the first-ever women’s box lacrosse game at the North American Indigenous Games, a youth multi-sport event.
Woke up this morning ready as ever to get back in the game-day routine with the best teammates in the world. Yesterday was our first "off day" since the start of the World Cup, so we were able to enjoy some low-key family time in the town of Guildford. We also wrapped up the day with a great team dinner at our favorite local spot, Turtle Bay in town. Good food and great company made for an enjoyable evening. But today is back to business and after just less then 24 hours away from the team, we were all excited to get back on the field with one another. As we head into our final day of "pool play" we are as focused as ever as we approach playoffs.
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, a newly launched cable television network in the United States, will televise The World Games 2017 from Wroclaw, Poland, from 20-30 July. Coverage of The World Games on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will also be live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app.
Kayla Treanor's pro lacrosse journey now goes to England, where she is suiting up in the Red, White and Blue for the 2017 FIL World Cup. The Nike athlete has already made her mark over there, scoring five goals and seven assists in a win against the hosts in pool play, setting a new U.S. single-game record.
Kayla Treanor had a hand in five of her team’s first six goals as the United States finished pool play unbeaten following a 17-6 victory over Wales on Tuesday at the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in Guildford, England.
(July 18, 2017)… As part of the Rochester Knighthawks’ support for Shootout for Soldiers, Knighthawks transition man Brad Gillies will hold a free one-hour lacrosse clinic on Sunday, July 23 at Canandaigua Academy. The clinic will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the field adjacent to the main turfed stadium.
“Lacrosse is an Iroquois game, and it’s intertwined in the history, culture, and heritage of the Iroquois people and we know it’s a medicine game, that provides entertainment. It can teach people life skills like respect, honor, trust, and to just be a good human being.”
Last August, US Lacrosse announced rule changes and revisions for women’s lacrosse that were effective for the 2017 girls’ high school lacrosse season. US Lacrosse writes the rules for high school girls’ lacrosse, and those rules are endorsed by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Arguably the most noteworthy revision involved Rule 5, Section 2, governing the draw. Beginning in 2017, players below the restraining lines on the draw were not allowed to cross the lines until possession had been established.
The National Lacrosse League has announced the All-Pro & All-Rookie Teams for the 2017 season.
The First Team All-Pro lineup consists of forwards Lyle Thompson (LaFayette), Mark Matthews and Corey Small (SUNY Albany); transition player Brodie Merrill, defenseman Jason Noble and goaltender Dillon Ward.
“Team Canada sets the standard,” says Regy Thorpe (Jordan-Elbridge), who has played for the Heritage Cup and who now coaches the U.S. side. “Everyone is chasing them but we’re excited to see more Americans playing in the NLL and getting the experience we’ll need to be competitive.”
This will be the fourth Heritage Cup game. Canada’s coach for the first two was the late, great Les Bartley.
BOSTON (July 17, 2017) – Rochester Rattlers defenseman Joel White was named the Warrior Defensive Player of the Week for Week 12. White helped the Rattlers to a 21-9 win over the Cannons at home on Sunday.
ROCHESTER, NY (July 16, 2017) — The Rochester Rattlers get back in the 2017 playoff hunt with a win over the Boston Cannons 21-9, for their fifth victory of the 2017 season on Sunday night at Capelli Sport Stadium in Rochester. It was the second win for the Rattlers at home this season. The Rattlers move to 5 & 6 on the 2017 season.
Brian spent the week watching the European box lacrosse championships, live from Turku, Finland, on his laptop. Plan A had him being in Europe for most of this month, with LaxAllStars sending him across the pond to cover the 18 teams competing in Finland, plus the Women’s World Cup in England, and then even more lacrosse in Croatia (LAS aren’t kidding with catch-phrase “Grow the Game”) – but when Brian came home in early May, he found out that his dog Reptar has cancer, and he decided to spend quality time with his eight-year-old best friend instead. The vet predicted 4-6 weeks, and now it’s going on 10, so who knows how this Plan B will play out.
The best thing about waking up every morning – besides getting my sing and dance partner Alice [Mercer]’s Flat 3 group text – is that it’s constantly game day. It’s another day to get better at our craft, to work together as a unit towards our common goal, winning gold. I’ve been enjoying every single moment with these people and every time I think it couldn’t get any better, it does.
GARNET VALLEY, Pa. – Gaffer Elite capped a perfect summer tournament season today by edging Building Blocks Helix, 7-6, today in the Patriot Games 2020 championship at Garnet Valley High. Gaffer went 19-0 and won three outright tournaments while sharing a title in its fourth tourney.
“In my time with Michelle, I’ve seen her grow so much,” Robertshaw said. “Part of it, yes, has to do with coming back from an ACL [injury], but more importantly, I’ve seen her become such a team player, going from that kid that wanted the ball, take these chances and was a little more me-centered to becoming the player that after winning three awards today – game ball, flag bearer as well as MVP as the Player of the Match – walked in that room and said, ‘This isn’t my award. This is yours.”
Rivals turning teammates is a common thread within the 2017 U.S. Women’s World Cup team as the coaching staff, led by Ricky Fried, handpicked the nation’s top talent from the NCAA’s best schools, including Maryland, North Carolina and Syracuse, whose players combined make up 74 percent of the roster.
The attack trio of Kayla Treanor (Syracuse ’16)(Niskayuna), Alex Aust (Maryland ’13) and Michelle Tumolo (Syracuse ’13) inflicted the most damage. Treanor factored in 12 of the 18 goals with five goals and seven assists to earn Player of the Match honors, setting a new U.S. single game record in the process. The previous record was 11 set by Lindsey Munday against Japan in 2009 Aust netted a game-high six goals. Tumolo added two goals and two assists, also causing several turnovers in the U.S. ride and snagging three draw controls.
There’s no local college lacrosse, no freeways cutting through town, and hotbeds aren’t exactly up the street. The hometown of the Powell brothers, Carthage, NY, is about 2 hours west. The Canadian hotbed of Montreal sits 2 hours north; Burlington, VT, is about 2 hours east; and Albany lies roughly 2 hours to the south. In the middle, towns are few and far between.
BOCA RATON, Fla (CBS12) — Casey Powell is a lacrosse lifer. Growing up in Upstate New York, he became a star at powerhouse Syracuse University. When he graduated in 1998, the professional Major League Lacrosse was in its infant stages. And for the next 16 years, he was one of the major faces in the league.
I've always struggled with where our food comes from (especially in terms of factory farming), so the idea of catching a wild fish and having it become the source of my living was something I couldn't pass up. The lacrosse community on the island is very tight, so with a couple of phone calls, the next day I was out on a fishing boat. Now this wasn't a commercial fishing vessel because, to me, that's not the name of the game.
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Bryana Borrelli (Irondequoit) will lead the U19 Elite team at the World Lacrosse Cup Festival at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England. Borrelli and the team will play four days of competition in the hopes of taking the World Cup Lacrosse Festival Championship title.
The Frontier girls lacrosse team for 2017 looked before the season as if it could have a big year. Many teams say that before Opening Day. The difference is that the Falcons lived up to expectations.
"I knew going in to the year that we had talent," coach Tim Myslinski said. "I knew going in that we had a really good work ethic. I didn't know if we would gel as a team, if true leadership would show up.
"I'm going to be trying out for the team next year. So, fingers crossed, I get my spot back,'' Mellen said Friday. "I'm going to go with that attitude and with that humility with my head down, just try to earn my spot back.''
US Lacrosse announced Wednesday the 49 players who advanced after the first round of tryouts for the 2018 U.S. men’s national team. Naturally, fans want to know, who didn’t? More than anything, the three-day camp at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md., revealed the depth of talent that exists even at the sport’s elite level. Just look at this 49-man training roster, categorized by position.
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Julia Decker, a Penn Yan, N.Y., native and former All-State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) student-athlete at The College at Brockport, has been named the first head women's lacrosse coach at Plattsburgh State, as announced Friday by the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Decker most recently served as the head coach at NCAA Division II Fort Lewis College the past three seasons.
GUILDFORD, United Kingdom — Erica Evans scored six goals to lead Canada past Scotland 16-7 at the women's lacrosse World Cup on Saturday. Captain Dana Dobbie added two goals and two assists as Canada earned its third straight tournament win.
A dominating stretch midway through the first half carried the United States women’s lacrosse team to a 15-8 victory over longtime nemesis Australia during pool play at the 2017 FIL Rathbones World Cup in Guildford, England on Friday afternoon.
Part three of the four-part docu-series showcases her “Going Pro,” graduating college, entering the coaching ranks at Harvard and joining the Nike team. As the face of women’s lacrosse for Nike, as well as her start of her career as a collegiate coach, she continues as an ambassador of the sport.
I hardly say “always" or "never” to my athletes, but it's close to the truth that every unfortunate incident on a college campus begins with the irresponsible use of alcohol. The data also confirms that it is worse in men’s lacrosse than most sports.
Fayetteville-Manlius didn't have to go far to find a replacement for boys varsity lacrosse coach Chris Kenneally, who stepped down in May after 18 years as the Hornets' head coach and 33 at the high school. The F-M school board tonight approved longtime junior varsity coach Doug Madden to succeed Kenneally.
The United States opened defense of its world championship with a 19-3 victory over Scotland at the 2017 FIL Rathbones World Cup in Guildford, England. A record 25 nations are competing in the World Cup, which dates to 1982 and has been played every four years since 1989.
Officials who work area high school sports contests have rejected the latest contract offer from Section III, and negotiators said they are not happy that the fate of their new four-year deal now rests with an arbitrator.
. . . All of those players have continued to have a significant impact on the 2017 Major League Lacrosse season, with the exception of Manley. The Rochester Rattlers defenseman, whose job is to protect his goalie from quality shots, has needed to focus on the start of another job protecting and serving as a newly minted New York state trooper.
CANANDAIGUA — Five years ago a high school senior from Baltimore decided to start a 24-hour lacrosse game to raise money for veterans. Tyler Steinhardt raised more than $110,000 during the first-ever Shootout for Soldiers event in 2012. After the first year was such a success, he decided to make it an annual event — and he was hoping to see his newly formed nonprofit organization expand.
Casey Powell has come a long way from being a West Carthage, New York kid with big dreams of lacrosse greatness. With a legendary career cemented in the record books of Syracuse University and Major League Lacrosse, No. 22 has managed to climb the ranks of the lacrosse greats and leave behind a legacy that continues to develop well after his final game.
Canisius College standout and 2016-17 MAAC Student-Athlete of the Year, Erica Evans had a strong start to the 2017 FIL Rathbones World Cup, as team Canada downed Australia, 9-5. Evans recorded a pair of goals, including the match's first, as Canada kicked its tournament off with a victory.
Staff Sgt. Joshua Michael Snowden was also an alum of Texas State University, where he played lacrosse. The Texas State Lacrosse team expressed their condolences in a Facebook post:
“We have unfortunately lost one of our own. Josh was a great teammate who was beloved. Thank you for your service and godspeed.”
LIVERPOOL, N.Y. – July 14, 2017 – Maverik Lacrosse announced today the launch of its latest glove, the M4™. The follow-up to the industry-leading M3, the M4 will be the choice for custom team gloves at all playing levels. The M4 glove is designed for superior stick feel, instant break-in, enhanced ventilation and features 37.5™ fabric technology for ultimate comfort. Team orders are being accepted now for custom M4 gloves.
Canandaigua was one of 12 cities from across the country chosen to host a Shootout for Soldiers, and they are still looking to add teams from across the state, and volunteers and military members to participate. Find out how you can be a part of the tribute at Shootout for Soldiers Canandaigua.