Well, the hammer fell . . . the second shoe dropped . . . use whatever cliche you want. You will not recognize the Florida Launch next season. Anyone remember this? (Yeah, I know, not a lot of you are wrestling fans but the comparison is pretty solid) https://youtu.be/YFkzpy9r6lw Feels like this to me. I'm not blaming the players . . . MLL was not able to provide the type of money and benefits that the investor-led league Paul Rabil has put together. And now we will have two professional lacrosse leagues. But this is almost like the scene in Animal House with the Deltas and the Omegas. Not sure WHICH scene though . . . Is it this one? https://youtu.be/LuFCaIAnETk Or is it this one? http
(picture via ThelmageCaddy.com) Congratulations to Matt on his college choice and good luck in the future! Name Matthew Pounder High School Nease Graduation Year 2020 College Choice Jacksonville Club Affiliations Sweetlax FL Why did you choose this college? I just fell in love with the whole culture of the university. Everybody there is working their hardest to make sure you succeed in everything you do. Also the coaches are all so dedicated to helping you improve not only on the field but off the field too. What are your first memories of the sport? My first memories of lacrosse are when my neighbor showed me lacrosse and would bring two sticks to my house when I was about 4/5 and I just fell in love with it. Wh...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PALM COAST, Fla. – Triple Crown Sports, a nationally recognized youth and collegiate sports marketing company that organizes premium destination events, announced today the 5th Annual College Skills Camp and Academy, December 22 - 23, 2018 in Palm Coast, Fla with Epoch Lacrosse and Florida United Lacrosse Cup. This year’s lacrosse event brings coaches from prestigious colleges across the country to provide high school players the opportunity to play and train with some of the best names in the lacrosse world. Saturday’s skills camp will be offered to high school players as well as youth players with collegiate coaching from U Penn, UNC, Michigan, Rutgers, Rollins College and more. Sunday there are private sessions with limited space available to jo
via SportsLowdown.com, SportsLowdown.com is run by Donny Rieber and focuses on FIT Sports Excerpt: Back in July, it was announced that Corinne Desrosiers was leaving the Florida Tech women’s lacrosse programto take a job with Duquesne. an NCAA Division I school in Pittsburgh. The coaching search led FIT in the direction of McKenzie Rafferty, who spent the last two seasons as the assistant coach at Regis University. Rafferty was officially named head coach on August 24th and made her way on to the Florida Tech campus on September 4th. “I am settling in nicely here, thanks to the team and the administration here at Florida Tech,” she said when she sat down with Sports Lowdown Thursday morning for an exclusive interview.“It was obviously a big transition moving from
via MLL press release League to Premiere a New Look for the MLL Logo and Website at the Start of the 2019 Season BOSTON (October 18, 2018) - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today that it has distributed RFPs to a select group of agencies as part of its plan to undertake a comprehensive rebranding initiative. MLL was established in 1999, with the first season taking place in 2001. In its 18-year history, MLL has featured the same logo and branding. The logo, as it stands, nods to its roots by featuring MLL great, Michael Watson. While the league values the legacy of the logo and all of the players who wore it throughout the past 18 years, MLL is ready to embrace a new visual identity that directly aligns with the modern lacrosse consumer. The proj
Congratulations to Ty for his college choice and good luck in the future! Name Ty Benedetto High School Jupiter High School Graduation Year 2020 College Choice Jacksonville University Club Affiliations Team 91, Swashbucklers Why did you choose this college? I chose Jacksonville because it is close to home and has an amazing coaching staff. My former teammate Michael Dean and High School alumni Zack Crotty had nothing but great things to say about the program as well as everyday life on campus, this made my decision easy. What are your first memories of the sport? My first memories of the sport were when Roger Bradford asked his son Dylan to throw the lacrosse ball with Dylan Frankhouser and I in the outfield of our sisters softb...
via JU press release JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – For the third straight year, some of the brightest stars in Major League Lacrosse will migrate to Jacksonville University on Friday, Oct. 26 and face off with the Dolphin men's lacrosse team in a charity exhibition game and community celebration of lacrosse unlike any other in northeast Florida – the World's Largest Outdoor Lacrosse Party. Visit JUTickets.com to purchase your tickets and join the party! "This event is unlike like any other fall game in the country. It is rare that college kids have the opportunity to compete against some of the best lacrosse players in the world," stated Jacksonville head coach John Galloway, now in his third year at the helm of the program. "Our student-athletes will get that chance t