Merrimack Men’s Lacrosse Transition From D2 to D1

MERRIMACK MEN'S LACROSSE

There was a fight in practice. It’s the first week of August and NFL and college football teams open up training camp to prepare for their upcoming season. Websites and Twitter will be filled with scuffles between teammates. Here is the top story from Saint’s camp as I searched “fight in practice” on Twitter this […]

NCAA Conference Realignment: How Does This Change Lacrosse?

ncaa conference realignment

The landscape of the NCAA has been in shambles for multiple months now due to NCAA conference realignment. USC and UCLA set off their own fireworks when news broke that they were leaving the PAC-12 for the Big Ten Conference. Some compared the move to Texas and Oklahoma’s surprise announcement to leave the Big 12 […]

Is the Gait D Good for Lacrosse?

Gait D

Innovation is the name of the game in lacrosse. I couldn’t even begin to imagine where the game would be without it. While that same argument could be made about any other sport, it certainly holds more weight in lacrosse due to how equipment heavy the game is. In the mid-2000s, the lacrosse world ran […]

Brendan Nichtern Player Profile

Brendan Nichtern

I hope everyone had a happy Fourth of July and took the time off to spend time with friends and loved ones. The Fourth of July is a great time to honor our military service men and women for their service to our country. I wanted to take the time to honor and give our readers […]

Ranking the 2022 NCAA D1 Lacrosse Tournament Helmets

Lacrosse Helmet Ranking

With the 2022 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament now a month in the past, let’s go through my ranking of the best and worst of the 18 teams’ helmet designs from this year’s tournament. WARNING: This list is strictly one writer’s opinion on which helmets were their favorite. However, I strongly encourage debate in the comments sections about […]

Division 1 Lacrosse Coaching Carousel: 2022-23

Division 1 Lacrosse Coach

Six Division 1 lacrosse programs will have new head coaches heading into the 2023 season. With five of the six positions filled, we thought it would be a good time to take a look at the new faces that will lead these programs. None of the power three conferences (Ivy League, Big Ten, or ACC) […]

22 Takeaways from the 2022 College Lacrosse Season

2022 College Lacrosse

The 2022 college lacrosse season has officially come to an end. After a shortened 2020 season and a peculiar COVID cautious 2021 season, it was nice to finally have full schedules and fans in the stands. Depending on where your college lacrosse allegiance lies, 2022 was either a great or awful year for you. Preseason […]

Coast to Coast: Lacrosse Recruiting Growth Over the Past 20 Years

lacrosse recruiting

The college lacrosse recruiting process has evolved extensively over the past two decades. While traditional hotbeds still reign supreme, we can see that colleges are starting to recruit in new regions. This newfound expansion is paving the way for lacrosse to break out of the East Coast stereotype that it holds today. Bubba Fairman is […]

Quint Kessenich’s Maryland Lacrosse Championship Recap

MARYLAND LACROSSE

It was only the third time Maryland lacrosse trailed 1-0 this season and after 7:32 of scoreless action, Cornell had found the net first. “Be the Best’ trailed for a total of 40:01 minutes in an 18 hour season. They led for every second in every fourth quarter.  The Terps defense gave up 7.25 goals […]

Maryland Wins 2022 D1 Men’s Lacrosse National Championship

Maryland Lacrosse

“Enjoy the moment, get after it, respect the game” wise and impactful words from official Matt Palumb before today’s game. One thing’s for sure, the Maryland players took those words to heart as they played a complete lacrosse game and enjoyed (almost) every moment of it in front of more than 22,000 fans. Maryland (17-0) […]

Quint Kessenich’s D1 Lacrosse National Championship Preview

d1 lacrosse national championship

Cornell led Rutgers 8-3 at half time using six unassisted goals and capitalized on a pair of Rutgers giveaway goals. At 1:11pm, lightning within an eight mile radius of the stadium shut down game one. The wait began. Three hours and forty one minutes later the action resumed. The Big Red, who’s 2020 season ended […]

Tampa Wins 2022 D2 Men’s Lacrosse National Championship

Tampa Lacrosse

Going into the D2 Men’s Lacrosse National Championship, there was only one thing we knew for sure. We would have brand new first time champion at the final whistle. Mercy and Tampa were both in their first lacrosse title game and this was also their first meeting overall. In trying to assess what to expect […]