Author: Lee Roggenburg

A Bit Of Fun For A Tuesday . . .

A Bit Of Fun For A Tuesday . . .

Featured Posts, Florida Lacrosse News, Lee's Corner
 I got out to a couple of practices yesterday and will attend more this week.  It's 'spring training' for me too.  Coaches, PLEASE check your SPAM FOLDERS because a lot of my emails go to a public school email address and many of those flag the questionnaire.  Players and Parents, mention this to your coaches!  I want a MUCH higher response rate this year!  If you need, email me at lee@floridalacrossenews.com for another copy and if yo have a non-school email, send that to me to make it less likely to happen in future years.  After last year's abbreviated high school and college seasons I was pretty much left with MLL and PLL over the summer and that just wasn't enough.A few club events, including one national incident.At least my beloved Island...
Gators Ranked Seventh in Inside Lacrosse Preseason Poll

Gators Ranked Seventh in Inside Lacrosse Preseason Poll

College, College Polls, Featured Posts, Florida Gators Women, Florida Lacrosse News
 via UF press release GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Florida lacrosse team will begin the 2021 season ranked seventh in the Inside Lacrosse Preseason Poll, as the organization announced Monday.The Gators also checked in at No. 7 in the Nike/US Lacrosse Division I Women's Preseason Top-20 poll announced earlier in January.Florida is coming off a 6-2 season in 2020 after the campaign was cut short due to COVID-19. The squad finished ranked eighth in the nation according to the IWLCA poll and knocked off two Top-3 teams in Maryland and Stony Brook.2021 Inside Lacrosse Preseason PollRank Institution1 North Carolina2 Notre Dame3 Syracuse4 Northwestern5 Loyola6 Stony Brook7 Florida8 Maryland9 Mich...
2021 Under Armour All-American Games Watch List Released – 6 Floridians!

2021 Under Armour All-American Games Watch List Released – 6 Floridians!

Featured Posts, Florida Lacrosse News, High School
 For those who are not aware, there is an annual high school senior invitational All-American game run by Corrigan Enterprises in conjunction with Inside Lacrosse.This year, there are 6 Florida high school kids nominated to the Watch List, on the Boys and Girls list. Here they are:Boys:  Trace Davidson, Middie - Gulf Coast HS (photo from a Naples Daily News article)Boys:  Joseph Taraboletti, Middie - Ponte VedraGirls:  Olivia Adamson, Attack - Lake Highland PrepGirls:  Taylor McClain, Attack - Pine CrestGirls:  Ana Horvit, Middie - Vero BeachGirls:  Ashley Thurston, Middie - Lake Highland Prep The Entire List at this LINK 
FSLCA Releases Coaches Preseason Polls – SA #1 in Class 1A and Ponte Vedra #1 in Class 2A

FSLCA Releases Coaches Preseason Polls – SA #1 in Class 1A and Ponte Vedra #1 in Class 2A

Featured Posts, Florida Lacrosse News, High School, Polling
 via the FSLCA tweet Author's Note:  For those readers not aware, the FSLCA (Florida State Lacrosse Coaches Association) "is a Non-Profit 501c(3) corporation whose mission is to address concerns and opportunities to grow the game of lacrosse in Florida.  As a membership-driven organization, the FSLCA will promote high school lacrosse, student-athletes, coaches and schools throughout the great state of Florida. It is also our intention to work in good faith with the FHSAA and other governing bodies to accomplish our mission to grow the game of lacrosse."They just put out their Preseason Coaches Poll and you can see it here (there are 15 in each so you will need to click on it and the Twitter link to see the rest):https://twitter.com/fslca/status/135272203403230...
UF Women:  2021 Lacrosse Schedule Unveiled

UF Women: 2021 Lacrosse Schedule Unveiled

College, Featured Posts, Florida Gators Women, Florida Lacrosse News
 via UF press release GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With Florida lacrosse's 12th season on the horizon, the 2021 schedule has been announced by head coach Amanda O'Leary.The Gators have 17 regular season games scheduled during the 2021 campaign – including seven contests at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. Details on fan capacity and health and safety protocols for the 2021 season will be released at a later date.Florida is coming off a 6-2 season in 2020 after the campaign was cut short due to COVID-19. The squad finished ranked eighth in the nation according to the IWLCA poll and knocked off two Top-3 teams in Maryland and Stony Brook.During the 2021 season, the Gators will face two teams that finished in the final IWLCA Poll of 2020: UNC (No. 1) and Loyola (No. 3).T...
Great News From The MAAC Conference!

Great News From The MAAC Conference!

College, Featured Posts, FL Kids in College, Florida Lacrosse News
 via MAAC website  MAAC Presidents Approve Schedules for Spring Sports EDISON, NJ (Jan. 20, 2021) – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) today has announced that the MAAC Council of Presidents have approved spring competition schedules for the sports of soccer, volleyball, water polo, baseball, softball, and lacrosse. Competition is to start no sooner than Mar. 6 for these sports. MAAC member and associate member institutions will begin posting their respective schedules over the upcoming days.“The MAAC is excited to have spring schedules for soccer, volleyball, water polo, baseball, softball, and lacrosse finalized,” said MAAC Commissioner Rich Ensor. “Many different parties, including administrators, coaches, athletic training personnel, facilities staff, an...
Webber Men’s Lacrosse Excited to Begin Inaugural Campaign

Webber Men’s Lacrosse Excited to Begin Inaugural Campaign

College, Featured Posts, Florida Lacrosse News, Webber Men
 via Webber Intl press release BABSON PARK, Fla. (January 20, 2021) – After a year and a half of preparation and anticipation, the Webber International University men's lacrosse team is set to begin its inaugural season of competition this Spring.Under the leadership and vision of Head Coach Chris Burdick, the Warriors look to take aim at a schedule that will challenge the team early and often.Webber's inaugural schedule will see the Warriors compete against nationally-ranked NAIA teams such as No. 1 Reinhardt University, No. 2 Keiser University, No. 3 the University of the Cumberlands, and No. 7 SCAD University.The Warriors will open their inaugural campaign as a member of the Appalachian Athletic Conference. With the addition of Webber as the first insti...