2022 PLL Draft Grades by Team

2022 PLL Draft

The 2022 PLL Draft proved to be another example why the PLL needs general managers. There are some coaches like Ben Rubeor and Nat St. Laurent, who can effectively handle both roles and make wise decisions in the front office, but the majority of PLL coaches were hired for their wisdom of X’s and O’s […]

2022 PLL Mock Draft: Aiden Chitkara

2022 PLL Draft

It’s draft day! Thirty-two collegiate athletes will hear their name called tonight on ESPNU. This class features a deep group of high caliber attackmen who will fly off the board early. I’m most intrigued by the goalies, and I’m excited to see where they land. Only two goalies have been selected in the college draft, […]

Evaluating Needs for Every PLL Team: 2022 PLL Draft

2022 PLL Draft

The 2022 PLL Draft has officially been set for Tuesday, May 10th at 8:00 ET on ESPNU. This year marks the first-ever PLL College Draft that’ll air on live television – another milestone for the league. This article is the first of a series covering the 2022 PLL Draft. There have been numerous big-name retirements […]

Ranking Every Starting ACC Attackman

ACC ATTACKMAN

After writing a bonus article regarding the D2/D3 scene, I’ve decided to write a more subjective piece about the best players in the most talented conference. No, the ACC isn’t the same powerhouse they’ve always been, but the conference still has an influx of talent. There’s no denying the star power in the ACC, and […]

Wesleyan Squeaks By: D2+D3 Weekend Recap

Wesleyan

Another crazy week of D2/D3 lacrosse is in the books. The weekend slate featured numerous one-goal games including a Top 5 matchup of Liberty League foes in RIT and Union. The NESCAC can’t shy away from the spotlight as Wesleyan defeated Middlebury in a dramatic one-goal game that was decided in the final minute. In […]

Four NCAA Lacrosse Tournament Bubble Teams

NCAA Lacrosse Tournament

The calendar has flipped to April, and the end of the 2022 regular season is near. Selection Sunday for the NCAA Lacrosse Tournament is only a month away (May 8th), and the time has come to analyze the bracket. There is so much to discuss about the NCAA tournament. How many Ivy’s will qualify? Is […]

College Lacrosse Midseason Awards: 2022

college lacrosse

The following is an opinion article by Aiden Chitkara. The opinions expressed do not necessarily represent Lax All Stars as a publication.  The 2022 season has quickly reached its midpoint, and the time feels right to publish my midseason teams. Before diving in I’d like to note these teams are representative of what’s happened so […]

Maryland Lacrosse: The Standard of Excellence

MARYLAND LACROSSE

There is no college lacrosse program that has achieved a level of excellence like the Maryland Terrapins. The men’s team has advanced to six National Championships over the last ten Final Fours. Although the Terps have only captured one national title over this span, there is no questioning the sheer dominance and success this program […]

2022 Lacrosse Season Surprises and Disappointments

SEASON

We’re almost halfway through the 2022 season, and it’s time to reflect on the first half of play. We’ve witnessed some incredible stories like Jacksonville’s rise to the national spotlight and the Ivy’s return to sheer dominance despite missing the 2021 season. All highs come with lows, and teams like Loyola have fallen short time […]

Don’t Sleep on UMass: D1 Midweek Review

UMass

Our very own Quint Kessenich preaches “Tuesday is for the hunter” and that statement couldn’t have been more accurate this week as many favorites could not pull out the win. Vermont, St. Joseph’s, and Hofstra were all multi-goal favorites according to Vegas, yet all three teams lost outright. It was the specialists who shined brightest […]

Top Five D1 Non-Conference Games of the Week

GAMES

The goal of scheduling difficult early season non-conference games is to hopefully boost a team’s resume before conference play begins. Late February/early March is one of my favorite times of the college lacrosse season. These non-conference games are very important towards constructing the rankings and getting a sense of early candidates for at-large bids once […]

Division 1 Lacrosse “Best of the Rest”

12 games

There’s a lot to be excited about this weekend’s Division 1 lacrosse slate. No.3 Georgetown visits No.4 Notre Dame which will dominate headlines. Gary Gait coaches his first ACC men’s game as No.9 Syracuse travels to Charlottesville to challenge the reigning champs. No.10 Penn hosts No.7 Duke in a top 10 matchup. No.11 Johns Hopkins […]