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.
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.
Five goals from Kevin Crowley and a ball-control game plan that kept the dangerous United States team with the ball out of its stick for extended periods of the game led Canada to its third Federation of International Lacrosse world championship gold medal.
Team USA advanced to the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship game after cruising past Australia, 22-3, in the semifinals on Thursday night. Team Canada, a 12-6 winner over the Iroquois Nationals, will face the U.S. in the title match on Saturday night. Photos of the action are courtesy of Mike Baldassare.
The United States is headed to the championship game of the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship after beating Australia 22-3 in the semifinals on Thursday night. The U.S. will face Canada, a 12-6 winner over the Iroquois Nationals.
Byron Collins, a veteran of 17 seasons coaching men's lacrosse at the collegiate level, including 11 years as a head coach, has joined the University of Delaware staff as associate head coach and offensive coordinator.
Lynn University lacrosse head coach Brian Kingsbury announced the addition of six more names to the 2015 team roster on Thursday morning. Angelo Beacon-Paglia, Thomas Dudzik, Matthew Hobden, Ian Magnan II, Chad Mitchell and Nick Nehring will join 11 other signees to form the second recruiting class in program history.
Joe Opron, head coach of George Washington University for the last three seasons, has announced that he will be stepping down for family and professional reasons and into a new role as Director of Lacrosse Operations. Succeeding Opron is J.D. Englehart, who has served as the Colonials' defensive coordinator for the past two seasons.
Tom Vickery made three saves in the final minute of the game, all in extra-man situations, as Australia held off Israel 9-8 to advanced to the semifinals of the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship. The Iroquois Nationals also advanced a 10-8 victory over Scotland.
Ten new Bulldogs from seven different states will join the Yale men's lacrosse program this fall in preparation for the 2015 season. The class of 2018 includes six who have played midfield and two each on defense and attack. There are two face-off guys and a goalie among the newcomers with the state of New York producing a class-high of three.
There are several master's divisions playing at the World Lacrosse Festivals being held in conjunction with the 2014 FIL Championship. Here are a few shots of the action in the 55+ and 60+ groups. The players included Denver coach Bill Tierney, who suited up for the Cloud Splitters.
The United States dominated early, racing out to a 10-0 lead on its way to an 18-5 victory over the Iroquois Nationals to earn the top seed in the Blue Division before a sold out crowd of 7,303 at the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship
Germany, Israel, New Zealand and Scotland advanced in the bracket portion of the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, presented by Trusted Choice, while the United States stayed on top in the Blue Division by beating England 20-1 to move to 4-0.
University of Detroit Mercy Director of Athletics Robert C. Vowels, Jr. has removed the interim tag and announced today (Monday, July 14) that Chris Kolon '09 (MBA) will be the Titans new men's lacrosse head coach, effective immediately.
Canada's Curtis Dickson scored the game-winning goal with 19 seconds to play to lift the Canadians to a 9-8 victory and spoil a wild comeback by the Iroquois Nationals in the closing game of the fourth day of the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship.
The Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse Tournament, taking place Aug. 4-10, will celebrate its 25th anniversary with several ancillary events, including the Legends of Placid Lax tribute to those individuals who have enabled the tournament to grow from its modest beginnings.
Weather delayed many of the games on the third day of the FIL World Lacrosse Championships in Denver, but all were eventually played. Team USA cruised past Australia, 16-7, and the Iroquois Nationals easily dispatched Japan, 24-9.
Weather delayed action at the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship for the second straight day, with the final games of the night beginning around 9:30 p.m. local time. There was plenty of excitement before and after the storms.
Nine nations made their debut in the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, the largest international lacrosse championship in history. A record 38 nations are participating in this year's championship.
Team USA used an eight-goal run to defeat Canada, 10-7, in the opening game of the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship. Photos of the opening festivities and the USA-Canada game are courtesy of Mike Baldassare.
After digging a 3-0 hole, the United States went on an eight-goal run to defeat Canada 10-7 before 11,447 fans at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in the opening game of the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship.
The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) 2014 FIL Men's World Championship takes place July 10 through July 19 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado. A record 38 nations will participate this year and play 142 games over the 10 days.
Monmouth second-year head coach Brian Fisher announced the lacrosse program's incoming class, a group that features 12 freshmen hailing from New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Florida, Texas, Colorado and Delaware who will begin play in 2015.
University of Massachusetts men's lacrosse alumnus Kevin Leveille (2000-03) was selected as the United States National Team captain for the squad's upcoming competition at the 2014 FIL World Championship, as voted upon by his Team USA peers Tuesday evening.
It's game day for Team Canada at the 2014 FIL World Championship and, as the team steps onto the practice field for one final shoot-around before their big opening game against Team USA, head coach Randy Mearns announced the selection of captains.
Matt Kerwick, the Richard M. Moran Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse at Cornell University, has announced that Peter Milliman has been named the Mario St. George Boiardi '04 Associate Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse.
The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) announced today that forward John Grant, Jr. will not be playing for Canada in the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Lacrosse Championships that begin next week in Denver, Colorado.
Director of Athletics Chris Bisignano is pleased to announce the hiring of Michael Bocklet as the first-ever men's lacrosse coach at Purchase College. Bocklet, a local standout, comes to Purchase with pro experience as a player and most recently as a top assistant from Division I Dartmouth.
Army head lacrosse coach Joe Alberici has added former Duke star Justin Turri as an assistant coach on the Black Knights' coaching staff Tuesday morning. Turri helped Duke win a national title in 2010 and is currently in his third season playing in the Major League Lacrosse ranks.
After helping Bryant University complete one of the greatest seasons in program history, ninth-year head coach Mike Pressler is proud to announce the promotion of Casey Brodersen to the position of associate head coach.
At the conclusion of a tryout process that included 98 players and spanned 11 months, US Lacrosse has named the U.S. Men's National Team final 23-man roster for the FIL World Championship, presented by Trusted Choice, July 10-19 in Commerce City, Colo.
The University of Pennsylvania's James H. Greene, Jr. Head Coach of Men's Lacrosse Mike Murphy has announced the hiring of Pat Myers as his top assistant coach for the 2015 season. Myers will serve as the Quakers' offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator.
The College of the Holy Cross has named former University of Pennsylvania assistant coach and 2011 Bucknell graduate Ryan Klipstein as an assistant men's lacrosse coach. Klipstein will serve as the recruiting director and the offensive coordinator.
Brad Ross has been named an assistant coach for Ohio State, Nick Myers, Buckeye head coach, announced Friday. Ross, who will serve as the Buckeyes' offensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator, spent the last four years as the associate head coach at Bryant.
The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has updated the complete schedule and division alignments for the 2014 FIL Men's World Championship, presented by Trusted Choice, which takes place July 10-19 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo.,
Dave Dobbins, a member of the Ohio State men's lacrosse staff the last five years, is leaving his position to join 3d Lacrosse as Director of Connecticut. Dobbins was the Buckeyes' associate head coach in 2013-2014 after joining the program as an assistant coach in July 2009.
The Johns Hopkins University athletics community is mourning the loss today of Wilson Fewster, who coached the Blue Jay lacrosse, football, wrestling and soccer teams and was a four-year standout on the men's lacrosse team. Fewster passed away on Wednesday, June 11.
Head Coach Ed Stephenson unveiled the River Hawks' inaugural 29-member freshman class from 14 states and provinces for its first varsity men's lacrosse season in the spring of 2015 on Tuesday afternoon.
The Hobart and William Smith Colleges community is mourning the loss of Hobart Athletics Hall of Famer, lacrosse great Frederick "Rick" Blick '78. The three-time national goalkeeper of the year died unexpectedly on June 2. A celebration of Blick's life is tentatively scheduled for June 21 at the St. Francis Yacht Club in San Francisco.
University of Detroit Mercy head lacrosse coach Matt Holtz announced today (Friday, May 30) his resignation after six seasons as the Titans' head coach. Holtz compiled a 26-60 overall record and a 15-17 mark in MAAC play during his tenure.