Four-Sport Athlete Mick MacLaverty is The Ultimate Lax Bro


Mick MacLavertyMick MacLaverty is a machine. 4 sports in high school and one of them was squash?! When I read his bio I was undeniably impressed. Now he can add one more specialty to the list: Parody. I think…

Lax pinnies, spoons, flow and nearly 15,000 views so far — Mick MacLavarty plays ‘Brantford Winstonworth’ as The Ultimate Lax Bro in this parody of the Division 1 club baller lifestyle. In the context of the video, I’m assuming “club” means MCLA Division 1.

Currently an attackman at St. Lawrence University, MacLaverty was a 4-sport athlete in high school and hails from the hometown of Kenilworth, IL (which is about 18.2 miles from Chicago O’Hare Int’l in case anyone was wondering). Lacrosse, Football, Swimming and Squash were his claim to fame in high school.

Thanks to this video, Mick has a great piece of work to add to his resume. But before he does that, I must ask, is this something to be proud of? Does it represent Lacrosse as we know it? You be the judge.

NCAA bros: what’s your take?

MCLA bros: Are you offended?

Personally, I found parts of the video absolutely hilarious. “Do I get chicks? Yes. Do I play lacrosse? Yes. Do I get chicks because I play lacrosse? No, I’m very affluent.” But with 15K views and counting, I also see how this video could misrepresent the sport I have grown to love. At LAS, we’ve got a mix of NCAA & MCLA guys on staff, and we all tend to have a mutual respect for one another. I suppose you could say we’re all lax bros… Maybe we’re The Ultimate Lax Bros?

Anyway… Mick, if you’re out there, do you think your next video could be about squash? I really need to get my head around this sport.

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Jeff Brunelle
Founder of Lacrosse All Stars. A West Coast native and product of the MCLA, I moved back East after college where I truly fell in love with the game. I've dedicated my career to LaxAllStars since 2010, and I wouldn't have it any other way. I now live in my hometown of Boise, Idaho, with my wife Zoë, two dogs, and a baby girl expected to arrive around Championship Weekend this May. I'm a technologist at heart, I'm not into snow or the month of January, and one time I kind of stole a football from Gary Gait. Life is crazy busy, but it's worth it when you get to immerse yourself in the medicine of lacrosse every day. We are on a mission to Grow The Game® on a global scale by empowering storytelling by players, for players, and bridging the gap between lacrosse and the mainstream.