Lacrosse Game News

Whalen Sees His Perseverance Rewarded

Not until June did Whalen commit to returning to UVA for a fifth year. He graduated in May from the McIntire School of Commerce, where his concentrations were finance and information technology, and had a job lined up in investment banking. “He was going,” Tiffany said. “He just one day hit the brakes completely and…

Who won the transfer portal?

Who won the transfer portal? Unlike recent years when Rutgers and Notre Dame were clear-cut winners in the lacrosse transfer portal, this cycle’s crown is more tricky to quantify at the moment. Transfers are the new normal in college athletics. Florida State and Colorado football are two national stories and two programs that upgraded significantly during the offseason. Regardless of the sport, if you’re not getting better via the portal, it’s likely that your competition is. Here are some notable lacrosse players who changed schools ahead of the 2024 season....
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ALBANY, NY – The Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), have traded Connor Kelly to the Colorado Mammoth in exchange for the 14th selection in the 2023 NLL Entry Draft. Kelly joined the FireWolves prior to last season and was a focal point in the offense.  He finished his debut season in the Capital…
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The Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), today announce that the team has agreed to a one-year deal with transition player Jeff Trainor. Trainor is currently in his third season in the PLL after being selected by Archers LC in the 2021 PLL Collegiate Draft.  He played the 2023 season with the Cannons…
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The Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), today announce that the team has re-signed Aaron Forster on a one-year deal. Entering his fourth season in the NLL, Forster rejoins the FireWolves for his second year in the Capital Region.  Last season with Albany, Forster appeared in nine games and logged four points on…
Women's Lacrosse

Sam Thacker Returning for Fifth Season in 2024

Story Links DENVER – Defender Sam Thacker of the University of Denver women's lacrosse team will return for a fifth season of eligibility with the Pioneers in 2024.   "I'm excited to welcome Sam back to our team as we get set to begin fall practices in the coming days," said Denver head coach Liza…
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The Albany FireWolves of the National Lacrosse League (NLL), today announce that the team has agreed to a two-year deal with transition player Keaton Thomson. Thomson joins his brother Tanner on the roster, who spent his first two years in the NLL with the FireWolves.  Thomson spent the 2021-22 season on the Halifax Thunderbirds’ Practice…
Lacrosse Game Rules

Panther City Lacrosse Club Signs Jason Knox

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The Double Lock Defense

The Double Lock Defense The “Double Lock” defense is a specialized defensive strategy in lacrosse that focuses on containing an opponent’s top offensive player, particularly an attackman or midfielder who is considered a significant scoring threat. This strategy involves assigning two defenders to lock off and closely mark the targeted player, effectively reducing their impact on the game. The goal of the double lock defense is to neutralize the offensive threat and disrupt the opposing team’s offensive rhythm. Here’s how the “Double Lock” defense works in lacrosse: Identifying the Offensive...
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