13 results for day: 16/11/2015

WLax: Maryland Again Faces Challenging Lacrosse Schedule in 2016

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Coming off the program's second straight NCAA Championship, head coach Cathy Reese announced Maryland 's schedule for the 2016 season Friday."We are so excited to get the season started," Reese, who is the reigning IWLCA National Coach of the Year, said. "I think we have some a lot of strong opponents and our team is ready for a ... More

What If We Just Played Youth Lacrosse For Fun?

By Brian Logue Spencer Herlong Eden Prairie and Rosemount are traditionally two of the strongest youth lacrosse programs in the state of Minnesota. Their respective U15 teams entered Youth Lacrosse Minnesota’s 10th annual state tournament this summer with championship hopes. For many of the players, this would be the final youth lacrosse event of ... More

Inside the D-III Lacrosse Experience: Opportunities Abound Beyond D-I

By Kate Hickman | @BalanceLacrosse Jim O'Connor When we talk about college lacrosse recruiting, the conversation too often stops at Division I. Each year, I sit down with young players, and I ask them to outline their top three priorities for their collegiate experience. Next, I ask for a list of 20 schools they think fit that framework. I’m often ... More

Parents Aren’t Ruining Youth Sports. We All Are.

By T.J. Buchanan Logan Whitton A recent article in The Washington Post asked if parents are ruining youth sports. The article states, “The number of children playing team sports is falling, with the experts blaming a parent-driven focus on elite travel clubs, specialization in one sport and pursuit of scholarships for hurting the country&rsqu... More

Ohio State Tabs Trio as 2016 Lacrosse Team Captains

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Seniors Robby Haus and Kacy Kapinos and redshirt junior Tyler Pfister have been selected to serve as team captains for the 2015-16 Ohio State men's lacrosse team, Buckeye head coach Nick Myers announced Friday."We feel honored to lead this team alongside these three young men chosen by their peers," Myers said. "They are humble ... More

WLax: Louisville Lacrosse Inks Nine for 2017 During NLI Early Period

University of Louisville head coach Kellie Young has managed to ink another impressive lacrosse signing class. On Thursday, Young announced a star-studded, nine-member 2016 class that is highlighted by multiple two or three-sport athletes who are excelling athletically during their prep careers.In addition to signing three from New York and three from New ... More

WLax: Northern Michigan Adds Div. II Lacrosse for 2017 Season

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Northern Michigan University Athletic Director Forrest Karr announced Friday that the NMU Board of Trustees unanimously voted to add four intercollegiate sports. Women's golf and men's swimming and diving will be implemented next fall. Women's lacrosse and men's soccer will follow in 2016.All four sports will compete in the Great Lakes ... More

US Lacrosse Names GreenFields as Synthetic Turf Partner

from press release BALTIMORE -- US Lacrosse has signed a five-year marketing partnership with GreenFields USA as its official artificial turf partner, it was announced today. GreenFields, a world leader in artificial turf systems, will be installing its state-of-the-art MX Trimension woven turf and woven Sine pad along with a TPE infill at US Lacrosse's ... More

NCAA Report: Lacrosse is Fastest-Growing College Sport

By Lane Errington | @Lane_Errington Marc Piscotty Lacrosse is the fastest-growing college sport in the nation, according to the annual NCAA Sports Sponsorship and Participation Rates Report released Thursday. Growth across men’s and women’s lacrosse across all NCAA divisions notably outpaced all other sports from 2000-2014. Participation in ... More

Tickets on Sale for Team USA Spring Premiere

From Press Release BALTIMORE — Tickets are now on sale for the Team USA Spring Premiere, a four-game showcase featuring three U.S. national teams competing against top competition at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., from Jan. 9-10. The U.S. men’s and women’s senior teams and the U.S. men’s U19 team will compete at the event. The ... More