via press release – photo via hgrlacrosse.com
Greg Melaugh will be one of the newer faces looking to take the field for the Florida Launch this season. Melaugh, drafted in the second round of the 2017 Supplemental Draft, has played in the MLL with Denver, Boston, and Atlanta. Check out our interview below to learn more about the third-year veteran out of Merrimack College.
Twitter Handle: @greg_melaugh
Instagram Handle: @melaughg
Years in MLL: 3
Favorite part about the MLL?
Going to new places.
What are you most excited for about the Florida Launch?
What is your pregame ritual?
What are 4 things you have to travel with for every game?
Neck pillow, headphones, and pedialyte.
Why did you pick the college you attended?
It was close to home and the smaller campus was a better fit for me. Ohh and a great lacrosse program helped.
How did you get your start in lacrosse?
Playing hockey. A lot of my friends that I played with played lacrosse and got me to sign up.
What players did you watch growing up that you most wanted to play like?
Mark Millon and Casey Powell
What is your favorite memory of playing in a game?
Junior year of high school against St. Johns Prep in the state semifinals.
What sports do you play other than lacrosse?
I played hockey in high school as well and still skate sometimes.
What is one thing you just can’t live without?
Food, I like to eat good.
What’s one thing you would tell someone that just picked up lacrosse and asks you for advice?
Always have your stick in your hands. The more comfortable you are with it the easier it will be to learn.
This or That
Cookies or Brownies: cookies
Dog or Cat: Dog
Hard mesh or Soft mesh: hard
Mario or Luigi: Luigi
LeBron or MJ: MJ
The Launch are set to return to action on April 22 as a part of a three game roadshow dubbed “The Florida Tour.” The tour will take professional lacrosse to three different Florida cities for the first time. The Launch head back to FAU Stadium on June 10 to face the New York Lizards. To reserve your seat for all of the action, visit www.floridalaunchlacrosse.com/tickets or call 561-923-9067 for more information.