St. Andrew's Episcopal School has announced the hiring of Dane Smith as head varsity lacrosse coach. Smith comes to St. Andrew's from Robert Morris University, where he was an assistant coach for their NCAA Division I men's lacrosse team for the past two seasons.
Virginia Tech announced the hiring of new assistant coaches Mallory Poole and Kim Kolarik. Poole joins the Hokies after spending the last two seasons as the head coach at Bloomsburg University, and Kolarik comes to Tech after serving as an assistant coach at Lehigh last year.
The National Lacrosse League has announced the 2015 NLL regular season schedule. The 29th season of professional indoor lacrosse will open on Friday, Jan. 2 with the Buffalo Bandits visiting the recently-relocated Connecticut-based franchise at Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Toronto Rock and recently-relocated Connecticut-based franchise have completed a blockbuster deal. The Rock will acquire superstar transition player Brodie Merrill along with a 2nd round pick in the 2015 NLL Draft in exchange for forward Mike Burke, defenceman Craig England, Toronto's 2nd round pick in the 2014 NLL Draft, their 1st round pick in the 2015 draft and 2nd round pick in the 2016 draft. The Philadelphia Wings recently relocated to Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut.
The St. Andrews University lacrosse team and head coach Joe Wilson have announced the signing of 10 new athletes for the 2015 season. They include 8 states and Canada as well as a former SAU athlete coming back to school.
Junior attacker Taylor Ranftle is coming home to Long Island. The former Hauppauge High School star has transferred to Stony Brook from the University of Virginia and will play for the Seawolves women's lacrosse team in 2015, Joe Spallina announced Wednesday.
After spending nearly a decade as a player and assistant coach at Division I Hartford, Brian Tilley has been selected as the fifth head coach in the 20-year history of the Eastern Connecticut lacrosse program.
NCAA draw control record holder and IWLCA All-American Alyssa Leonard will join the USC lacrosse program as assistant coach and offensive coordinator head coach Lindsey Munday announced on Monday, Aug. 25.
A talented group of nine newcomers is now on campus and taking fall semester classes as part of the University of North Carolina women’s lacrosse team. The group includes eight freshmen and a sophomore transfer and is comprised of four midfielders, three attacking midfielders and two defenders.
The Denver Outlaws outscored the Rochester Rattlers 6-1 in the fourth quarter to win the franchise's first MLL Championship. Drew Snider scored the game-winning goal with 56 seconds left in the game, to seal the 12-11 victory for the team and earn the Steinfeld Trophy.
Head lacrosse coach John Tillman announced today that J.L. Reppert has been hired as Maryland's assistant coach. He comes to College Park after spending the prior three seasons as an assistant coach at Navy.
Major League Lacrosse has announced this year's 2014 MLL All-Pro Team. The roster is voted on by MLL coaches and general managers, and is comprised of some of the best talent in the league, all of whom stood out at their respective positions.
I do recognize the importance of 6v6 in practice, but the slow pace frustrates me, and I struggle with it and for that reason do not spend a lot of time here. However, I do see an increasing benefit to a renewed focus, at least for me, on six-man team defense.
University of Notre Dame will be bolstering its lineup with seven dynamic freshmen who will help the program build off of a 2014 season that saw the Irish selected to host the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament.
Rutgers lacrosse head coach Brian Brecht added a Team USA player to his staff on Thursday with the hiring of Jesse Bernhardt as an assistant coach. Bernhardt joins the Scarlet Knights after a highly decorated playing career, and previously was a volunteer assistant coach at the University of Maryland.
The Mount St. Mary's athletic department announced the addition Tim McIntee the upcoming academic year. McIntee will work as the associate head coach and defensive coordinator for the men's lacrosse team.
Lehigh head men's lacrosse coach Kevin Cassese has announced the addition of 12 student-athletes to the program. The class of 2018 enters Lehigh this fall looking to mesh with a strong returning core of players as the Mountain Hawks begin their quest for a third Patriot League Championship in the last four years.
Coastal Carolina University lacrosse head coach Jaime Sellers has announced that former Boston University goalie Christina Sheridan will join the Chanticleer coaching staff as an assistant working primarily with the defense and handling the program's internal operations.
After making its 10th consecutive appearance in the NCAA quarterfinals and compiling an 11-8 ledger in 2014, the Duke women's lacrosse program will welcome nine freshmen this fall ahead of the 2015 campaign.
Matt Kerwick, the Richard M. Moran Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse, has announced that Chris Kivlen will join the Big Red as an assistant coach for the 2015 season. Kivlen comes to East Hill following three extremely successful seasons as the head coach at Montclair State.
It was announced Monday by Dartmouth College Director of Athletics & Recreation Harry Sheehy that Brendan Callahan has been named head coach of men's lacrosse. Callahan comes to Hanover after spending the last seven years as an assistant coach at Lehigh.
La Roche College is excited to announce that Michael McBride has been named head coach of the men's lacrosse program. McBride brings a stellar resume after five successful seasons and a school-record 59 wins as the head coach at Peters Township High School.
Jeremy Sieverts scored the game-winning goal with just over a minute left as the Denver Outlaws topped the New York Lizards 14-13 Saturday afternoon at the University of Denver's Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium to earn a trip to the 2014 MLL Championship Game.
The Ohio Machine fell in its first-ever MLL playoff game after surrendering an early advantage to Rochester on Saturday evening. The Rattlers scored five unanswered fourth-quarter goals to pull away for the 15-11 win.
Penn State head lacrosse coach Missy Doherty has announced the additions of seven incoming freshmen who will represent the Class of 2018. The contingent is comprised of four midfielders, two defenders and a goalkeeper.
Attacker Alex Moore, the leading goal scorer on USC last spring, has transferred to North Carolina for the fall semester and will take the field for the Tar Heels in the spring of 2015, head coach Jenny Levy announced on Friday.
Major League Lacrosse announced that Rochester Rattlers head coach Tim Soudan has been named 2014 Brine Coach of the Year. Soudan led the Rattlers to a well-deserved No. 1 seed in the playoffs and a 10-4 record, guiding the team to its first playoff berth since 2008.
The NCAA Men's Lacrosse Rules Committee recommended several changes to its stalling rules and faceoff tactics Thursday. The committee recommended a visible clock be used to time the 30-second stalling segment in facilities capable of displaying the clocks. That change would take effect in spring 2015.
Jud Hall, who spent the past three seasons as the volunteer coach for Ohio State, has been promoted to director of player development. Hall will serve as the team's life skills director, oversee the community service efforts and manage all camps and clinics. He will retain responsibility for the team's man-down defense and goalies.
Major League Lacrosse has recognized Justin Turri for his 2014 performance with the Rochester Rattlers, awarding him with Warrior Most Improved Player honors as voted on by the League's coaches and general managers.
Nick Taylor has been named head lacrosse coach at Arcadia University, it was announced Wednesday. Taylor arrives at Arcadia after spending the past two seasons as the top assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Cabrini College.
Alex Kahoe has been named the new head women's lacrosse coach at Saint Joseph's University, director of athletics Don DiJulia announced today. Kahoe, most recently the head girls' varsity lacrosse coach at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, is the third head coach in program history.
The Department of Athletics at the University of Southern Maine today announced that Ashley Dyer has been named head coach for women's lacrosse effective immediately. Dyer becomes the sixth head coach in the history of the Huskies' program.
Dominican College of Blauvelt Director of Athletics Joseph S. Clinton has announced that Marcelo Sandoval has been named the new head men's lacrosse coach. Sandoval becomes the seventh head coach in program history.
Georgetown University head lacrosse coach Ricky Fried introduced Nick Williams as an assistant coach for the Hoyas on Monday. Williams, who joined the staff in 2014 as a volunteer assistant, came to the Hilltop after serving as an assistant coach at the University of Florida for two years.
Nine teams were crowned champions in the adult divisions Sunday at the Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic, wrapping up the 25th year of the annual tournament that brings more than 230 teams to the High Peaks region of the Adirondack Mountains.
Cloud Splitter won the Men's Ultra Grand Masters championship and Smokey Joe's Quakers grabbed the Super Grand Masters division title Friday at the 25th annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic, benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project.
Lafayette lacrosse head coach Jim Rogalski unveiled the addition of 15 members to the program's class of 2018 on Friday. This year's class boasts seven in-state players as well as three from New Jersey and two from New York, including a transfer from Hofstra. One each from Virginia, Washington D.C., and Maryland round out the group.
More than 50 teams took the field Thursday for their first games as the Men's Masters divisions got underway at the 25th annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic, benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project.
This fall, 12 freshmen will join the Ohio State men's lacrosse team as it prepares for the first season of Big Ten lacrosse. Hailing from six states and one Canadian province, the newest Buckeyes will enroll in Ohio State for autumn semester.
Rutgers lacrosse head coach Brian Brecht announced the addition of Jim Mitchell as an assistant coach and defensive coordinator Thursday. Mitchell joins the Scarlet Knights' coaching staff after spending the past three seasons as an assistant coach at Bellarmine University.
The National Interscholastic Lacrosse Coaches Association is pleased to announce their National All-America Class for the 2014 season. The 2014 class is represented by student-athletes from 18 states and the District of Columbia as well as 20 colleges and universities. NILCA congratulates the following players on their accomplishments during the 2014 season.
Amy Martin, who has spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Wagner College, has been named to the same position at Kennesaw State, head coach Kristina Llanes announced on Wednesday, August 6.
Drexel University has named Steven Boyle an assistant coach for the men's lacrosse program. Boyle, a former standout player at Johns Hopkins, comes to Drexel after serving as an assistant at Brown for the past three seasons.
The NLL has announced that the NLL Board of Governors have approved the relocation of the Philadelphia Wings franchise to Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut and transfer of controlling ownership to the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, effective for the 2015 season.
Kyle Hofstaedter has been named head men's lacrosse coach at Calvin College. Hofstaedter comes to Calvin after serving as an assistant coach with the Eastern University (PA) lacrosse program this past year.
The qualifying rounds in the scholastic divisions wrapped up and the championship rounds got underway Tuesday at the 25th annual Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Classic, setting the stage for the seven championships to be held Wednesday.
Siena College has appointed Bryana Borrelli to take over the helm of the women's lacrosse program. The sixth head coach in Siena women's lacrosse history, Borrelli spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Duquesne University.
Adam Pascal, who served as a part-time assistant lacrosse coach last spring, has been promoted and will become the program's first full-time assistant, Babson College head coach Brendan Gorman announced on Monday.
Head coach Cindy Timchal has added Gabby Capuzzi (Ohio State '12) and Josh Dionne (Duke '14) to the Navy lacrosse staff, both as assistant coaches Monday. Meg Huether (Duke '06) will also join Timchal's staff as a volunteer assistant.
The 3rd Annual Empire State Cup is taking place in Syracuse, New York from July 31 through August 3. What follows are previews of the boys' and girls' playoffs and then the boys' and girls' results from the first two days of play.
The Charlotte Hounds on a rainy Friday night dropped their home finale 12-11 to the New York Lizards. It marked the Hounds' fourth-straight loss and dropped them to 4-9 on the season. The Lizards move to 8-5 and remain in the hunt to host an MLL playoff game.
UMass Lowell lacrosse head coach Carissa Medeiros has announced the appointment of Kayla Green as the team's new assistant coach. Green comes to the River Hawks from Southern New Hampshire University, where she was an assistant for the 2013-14 season.
Brooke Eubanks, a long-time assistant coach at Stanford who won multiple medals as a player for the Canadian Senior National Team, has been named head coach for women's lacrosse at the University of California, Berkeley.
Hope College has hired Kim Vincent as its head women's lacrosse coach. She succeeds Tracy Benjamin, who coached the Flying Dutch during their first two varsity seasons and helped her alma mater transition to a varsity sport from the club level.
Director of Athletics Paul Schlickmann has announced the hiring of Tanya Kotowicz as Central Connecticut's new head women's lacrosse coach. Kotowicz just completed her second season as an assistant coach at Yale.
University of Massachusetts and head coach Greg Cannella announced the addition of Craig McDonald as an assistant coach on Wednesday. McDonald spent the previous three seasons at Rutgers, where he coached the defense and served as the team's recruiting coordinator.
Greg Rosenberg has been named Keystone College's head men's lacrosse coach. A former assistant coach the University of Richmond and Randolph-Macon College, Rosenberg will lead the Giants in their first year of competition at the varsity level in the spring of 2015.
The NCAA will provide $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis of current and former NCAA student-athletes as a part of its agreement to settle claims in several consolidated concussion-related class actions.
The University of Denver lacrosse program has signed Maryland transfer and reining ACC Freshman of the Year Connor Cannizzaro (Cazenovia, N.Y.) to its 2015 roster, head coach Bill Tierney announced on Tuesday.
Ohio State head coach Alexis Venechanos announced the hiring of Jill Byers and Christie Kaestner as assistant coaches. Byers, an All-American at Notre Dame (2006-09), comes to Columbus after spending the last five seasons as an assistant coach, including last year at Stony Brook, while Kaesnter, who also was an All-American at Duke (2007-11), joins the Buckeyes after two seasons as an assistant at Coastal Carolina.
Brown lacrosse head coach Keely McDonald '00 has announced the incoming class of 2018 slated to join the Bears for the 2015 season. The talented nine-member class includes siblings of current and former Brown players as well as a freshman from the nearby Moses Brown School in Providence.
Canada defeated Team USA to win the crown at the recent 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championships in Denver. Here is how the 38 teams participating in the tournament stack up in terms of their computer ratings.
The College of Mount Saint Vincent has announced the hiring of Michael Bryant to the position of head men's lacrosse coach. Bryant will be the third head coach in the program's history and comes to Riverdale after a four-year playing career at Cortland and a six-year coaching stint at South Side High School.
Amanda Trendell has joined the Manhattan College women's lacrosse staff as an assistant coach, it was announced today by head coach Elizabeth Weber. A 2014 Rutgers graduate, Trendell was a four-year letterwinner for the Scarlet Knights.
Lindenwood lacrosse head coach Jack Cribbin announced today that four transfers will join the Lindenwood program for the 2014-15 season. Jenna Battaglini, Morgan Judd, Bailey Knapton, and Natalie Simpson are the newest Lindenwood Lions.
A veteran coach with more than a quarter century of experience on collegiate sidelines, Dave Metzbower was named Monday as the offensive coordinator for the men's lacrosse program at the University of North Carolina.
Former University of Massachusetts First-Team All-American Will Manny, who is currently the second-leading scorer for the Boston Cannons of the Major Lacrosse League, has been named assistant coach at Wagner College, it was announced today by Seahawk head coach Matt Poskay.
Canada controlled the action for much of the game to defeat Team USA, 8-5, in the title game at the Federation of International Lacrosse championship in front of 11,861 fans. Photos of the match are courtesy of Mike Baldassare.