From the Mag: Early ReturnsUS Lacrosse invited players ages 11 and 12 from Lutherville-Timonium (Md.) Recreation Council to its headquarters to test out both cross-field and full-field games. Here are a few observations.
Puerto Rico Becomes 56th FIL MemberPuerto Rico was voted into the FIL this month and joins Bermuda, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica and Mexico as member nations in FIL’s Central America and Caribbean region.
New US Lacrosse Magazine Debuts This WeekThe most widely read lacrosse publication in the world has a new name. US Lacrosse Magazine debuts this week with the November edition arriving in the mailboxes of more than 450,000 members of US Lacrosse.
Denver Wins First Collegiate Game on Tierney FieldBill Tierney had prepared his team for Saturday's fall exhibition for weeks, but he knew he couldn't be ready for the emotions of the day. Tierney and his Denver team beat Princeton in the first collegiate game ever played on William G. Tierney Field at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md.
The Perfect Storm: Denver's Trevor BaptisteOn the surface, Trevor Baptiste's journey to Denver is an unlikely story. But he was built for the Pioneers' faceoff job. Baptiste and his Denver squad face Princeton on Saturday at Tierney Field at the new US Lacrosse headquarters.
Player Movement Policy Shakes Up OffseasonThe MLL Supplemental Draft usually flies under the radar, with many of the same names going each year. However, the addition of the Player Movement Policy adds suspense to the 2017 Draft, and with it, the entire MLL offseason.
Denver Primed to Contend Again in 2017It might be Bill Tierney's day on Saturday, but his Pioneers will take the field to showcase that it's ready to compete for a second national title in two years. With names like Cannizzaro and Baptiste returning, Denver might just do that.
Tierney Field Made Possible by Those He InfluencedTierney Field, which will be christened Saturday as Denver faces Princeton in a fall exhibition, came as a product of multiple donors, many of whom had a personal connection to the legendary coach. Perhaps none more so than Ed Calkins, US Lacrosse Foundation Board chair.
Gallery: Nick Colleluori Classic BaltimoreJohns Hopkins hosted the Nicholas Colleluori Classic Baltimore for the HEADstrong Foundation on Sunday, welcoming Albany, Georgetown, Harvard and Richmond to Homewood Field. Photos by Kevin P. Tucker.
Star Power Prevails, Decisions Loom on U.S. AttackMichelle Tumolo and Alyssa Murray rekindled their Carrier Dome connection this weekend at Team USA Fall Classic, but there's plenty of competition as the U.S. trims its roster from 36 to 24 after completing a four-game sweep Sunday.
Fall Classic Day One: Be Proactive, Not ReactiveThanks to the "quantity and quality of depth" on its roster and a focus on dictating the pace, Team USA finishes the first day of the Fall Classic with a 2-0 record after downing both North Carolina and England.
NCAA Women's Lax Championship to BostonThe 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship will be held at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., marking the first time ever that the men's and women's championships will be held at the same venue on the same weekend.
Team Canada Ready to Take the Next StepAfter a gold medal game appearance in 2013 and a U19 World Championship title, Canada has momentum on its side. It'll face off with the rest of the world's best this weekend at Team USA Classic, looking to showcase how far it has come.
UNC Turns the Page, Sets Sights on Team USADefending NCAA champion North Carolina welcomes its former players back to campus for an alumni game Oct. 29, but this Saturday's game at Team USA Fall Classic might well serve as a preview.
Australia Looking to Blend Young and Old at Fall ClassicWith just seven players returning from the 2013 World Cup team that finished fourth overall, Australia's women's national team is welcoming a wave of young contributors. It will put its progress to the test this weekend in the Team USA Fall Classic.
Recruiting: Straight from the Experts Part 2In the second edition of the IWLCA blog "Straight from the Experts" college coaches offer tips for communication and navigating camps and clinics during the recruiting process.
How to Build a Team OffenseUS Lacrosse coaching education program manager TJ Buchanan shares tips on how to find the right mix by matching skills to position and strategy.
NLL Notes: NCAA Talent Benefitting the LeagueTracey Kelusky, who was inducted into the 2016 NLL Hall of Fame Tuesday night, helped paved the way for a new generation of NCAA players to make the jump to the NLL. It's a movement that has helped the league tremendously.