Ohio State Ready to Unveil New Lacrosse Stadium

The 2023 season will kick off for the Ohio State Buckeyes on January 8th. You won’t find the Buckeyes indoors though at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center however. Instead, the Ohio State Buckeyes will be in their brand new state-of-the-art $24 million dollar new lacrosse-only facility. The new stadium will be home to both the […]

NCAA Lacrosse Transfer Portal and the Ivy League

We are still feeling the reverberations from the Ivy League’s decision to cancel their season in 2021. Ty Xanders of Inside Lacrosse broke the news that nine members of the Princeton Men’s Lacrosse team are entering the NCAA lacrosse transfer portal and will look to finish their collegiate lacrosse careers outside of the Ivy League […]

What is Wallball For Warfighters?

Veteran’s Day is a day that our country honors the men and women who have served in our nation’s military. There are many ways that we can honor these men and women for their service. How can we show our support beyond a simple, “thank you for your service?” Shootout for Soldiers’ Wallball for Warfighters […]

Harvard Men’s Lacrosse: Beyond the Field and Classroom 

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Gerry Byrne enters his fourth season in 2023 as The Frisbie Family Head Coach of the Harvard Men’s Lacrosse program. Byrne came to Cambridge after being the long-time assistant to Kevin Corrigan at Notre Dame. Byrne’s defenses are some of the most respected in the game. During Byrne’s 13 seasons at Notre Dame, the Fighting […]

Breaking Down the High School Lacrosse Class of 2022

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“Stars Matter” is a common phrase when I listen to one of my favorite football podcasters and writers, Ari Wasserman of The Athletic, and it certainly applies to high school lacrosse. The philosophy is simple, the more talent you have, the better chance that your team will be successful and win a championship. This helps […]

Clemson Women’s Lacrosse Program Overview

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This is the first fall ball for the Clemson Women’s Lacrosse program. Clemson announced in June 2021 that they were starting a women’s lacrosse program. Allison Kwolek was hired that August and has been working diligently in preparation for this moment. Kwolek came from Richmond where she had tremendous success. At Richmond, Kwolek won 80% […]

St. John’s Men’s Lacrosse Program Overview

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Justin Turri is entering his first year as head coach of the St John’s Red Storm. The Long Island native played at Duke, where he was a two-time All-American midfielder and helped the Blue Devils win the 2010 National Championship. Turri also played nine years in both the MLL and PLL, earning the Most Improved […]

PLL Assists: Spreading the History of the Game

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Trevor Baptiste cleaned up last week at the 2022 PLL Awards. The Atlas FOGO won the Faceoff Athlete of the Year and was named MVP of the league. The event was held last Friday night at the Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. The weekend symbolizes how the PLL and its Assists program […]

Tufts Men’s Lacrosse Overview with Casey D’Annolfo

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Casey D’Annolfo is entering his seventh season at Tufts University as the Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach.. Tufts is one of the preeminent Division 3 lacrosse programs in the country. D’Annolfo is a 2006 Tufts graduate where he was a three-sport letterman in football, basketball, and lacrosse. According to the Tufts website, he has one of […]

PLL Assists: Growing a Inclusive and Accessible Game

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In lacrosse, access to the sport can come at a higher cost compared to other sports. A good stick, gloves, helmet, and pads can cost $250 plus dollars not including balls and goals. This access has been a barrier or entry to some picking up the game. PLL Assists is committed to breaking down these […]

2022 PLL Awards Nominees: Blind Resumes

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The PLL announced the candidates for the 2022 End of Year Awards Ceremony. The ceremony will take place in Washington D.C. on Friday, September 9th before the semifinal games are played on the next day. The PLL has partnered with TicketMaster to give four lucky fans the opportunity to attend the awards ceremony. We thought […]

PLL Assists: Honoring the Creator’s Game

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Lacrosse is a game of healing, commonly referred to as the medicine game. In times of loss and hardship, we can pick up a stick to find peace. Last March, Paul Carcaterra shared an emotional tribute to his friend Rob Kavovit. He spoke of how Landry and Luke Kavovit will use the game as medicine […]