LEGENDS: Five Who Would Thrive in Today’s PLL

Andy Towers Was a Beast in College, Brown '93

This week we’re doing a deep dive and looking at some of the games greats that could absolutely thrive under this year’s PLL Faceoff rule. The 32 second shot clock has transformed the league to the point where two-way middies are a hot commodity. It has also made people search for the almost extinct three-way […]

Dissecting the 1-4-1

Boston Terriers defeat No. 2 Loyola Greyhounds

This weeks coaches corner is going to talk about one of the most used offenses in lacrosse, the 1-4-1. This is an offense used at various levels. It is often used as a type of Zone Buster, since there are two players inside on the crease. It is also used because it forces defenses to […]

Steve Beville and the Cortland Red Dragons

For the first time in a long time the Cortland Red Dragons will be looking for a new head coach. Longtime coach Steve Beville announced his retirement earlier this month after a 17-year run. A significant announcement for many reasons, this puts an end to one of the more remarkable coaching runs. Beville is the […]

Defending the Invert

Defending the invert offense requires a coordinated team effort, effective communication, and an understanding of defensive principles. It can be very similar to how you play a two man game, but there are differences to be aware of. The invert offense involves an attackman or midfielder initiating the offense from behind the goal. This is […]

2024 Men’s Tewaaraton: The Early Favorites?

Who are the favorites for the 2024 Men’s Tewaaraton? While the end of summer is rapidly approaching, it’s never too early to look ahead. 2023 was an epic year for a lot of reasons, and on paper 2024 looks to be even better. Notre Dame returns the bulk of its championship team, while Duke has […]

The Backer Zone and the NYiT Run

In the second installment of our Summer Coaching Series, we’re going to do a deep dive into the Backer Zone. Most teams regardless of level have some sort of zone defense in their arsenal, and here we will look at one specific type. The Backer Zone is a defensive strategy that is used to protect […]

Petro to UNC – What’s Next for Syracuse?

In one of the more interesting moves in this years coaching cycle, this weekend saw Dave Pietramala leave Syracuse for a similar role with North Carolina. On the surface this could seem like a head scratcher, but in reality this move makes sense. From a personal standpoint, this reunites Petro with his sons Dominic and […]

Legends of Lacrosse  – Hobart – Greatest Dynasty Ever?

In sports the term dynasty often gets thrown around quite a bit. Lacrosse is no different, as people are quick to crown programs as dynasties after a few successful seasons. While lacrosse has had its share of great runs, none may ever compare to the Hobart run of the 70’s, 80’s and early 90’s. During […]

Brennan O’Neill Player Profile

Brennan O’Neill has quickly emerged as one of the most impressive talents in the sport of lacrosse. After his performance at the World Lacrosse Men’s Championship, there is an argument to be made that he is the best player in the world. Standing at an imposing 6-foot-2 and weighing 225 pounds, O’Neill’s journey to the […]

Legends of Lacrosse  – A Terp Women’s Dynasty

In a new series here at Lax All Stars, our goal is to try and settle the debate as to who is the best of the best. This has been debated for years and will always be a topic of conversation. In this series we will showcase individuals and highlight the sport’s greatest dynasties. This […]

Cabrini Closing – A Sign of Things To Come?

In a growing trend in higher education, Villanova University announced this week its plans to acquire and absorb the Cabrini University campus so it can house its law school. Cabrini will cease operations after the 2023-2024 school year and close a chapter on the Philadelphia University that saw unprecedented success with its Men’s Lacrosse program. […]

Virginia Head Coach Julie Myers Steps Down

One of the greatest coaches in women’s lacrosse is stepping down. Coach Julie Myers, who has led the Virginia Cavaliers program for 28 years has officially resigned. Coach Myers was instrumental in the success of the Cavaliers program, leading the team to 349 wins, 8 national players of the year, and 5 ACC titles. In […]