12 results for month: 01/2016

U.S. Men’s Under-19 Team Names 25-Man Final Roster

By Lane Errington | @Lane_Errington Scott McCall BALTIMORE – Following a series of four training camps over eight months, US Lacrosse and head coach Nick Myers have announced the 25-man final roster for the 2016 U.S. Men’s National Under-19 Team that will travel to the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, July 7-16 in ... More

How to Set Goals for the Upcoming Lacrosse Season

By Kate Hickman | @BalanceLacrosse Larry Palumbo Happy New Year and welcome to 2016! Ringing in the new year means that the spring lacrosse season is around the corner. With that comes the pressure of your running tests and the return of that voice in your head, asking, “Will I make the team this year? Will I win the starting position? Will be ... More

Chase, Hogan Assume Expanded Roles with US Lacrosse

By Brian Logue BALTIMORE — US Lacrosse has announced that Susie Chase and Mark Hogan will assume expanded roles with the organization. “Susie and Mark are extremely talented professionals who are dedicated to advancing our organization and our sport,” said US Lacrosse CEO Steve Stenersen. “They are excited about their expanded ... More

Snowy US Lacrosse Convention Opens in Baltimore

By Paul Krome, Brian Logue and Paul Ohanian John Strohsacker BALTIMORE – The first snowflakes began falling a little before four in the afternoon, but that did little to dampen the enthusiasm of lacrosse participants that were able to make it to the opening of the 2016 US Lacrosse National Convention at the Baltimore Convention Center, which features ... More

US Lacrosse Introduces Unified Field for Boys’ and Girls’ Lacrosse

By Paul Ohanian US Lacrosse has developed a unified field with shared markings and adjusted dimensions for boys’ and girls’ youth lacrosse. Two versions of the field have been developed – one that is 120 yards in length and another that is 110 yards long. The synchronized fields were developed with input from members of the US Lacrosse Men’s and ... More

A Personal Lacrosse Epiphany and Public Thank You

By Caitlin Kelley John Strohsacker With the US Lacrosse Convention kicking off in Baltimore this week, I mark my first year working for US Lacrosse. I am happy to say that I feel more passionate about the game and the opportunity that lacrosse offers young women today than I did a year ago. What I have learned in one year at US Lacrosse has truly changed ... More

U.S. Women’s National Team Names Foreign Tour Roster

From press release | @uslacrosse Scott McCall BALTIMORE — US Lacrosse has named 24 players to participate with the U.S. Women’s National Team on a foreign tour to England this summer. The U.S. team will travel to Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England from June 28 to July 4 and is expected to play games against England, Scotland and Wales. ... More

How it Works: Cross-Checking Foul in Boys Lacrosse

By Gordon Corsetti Larry Palumbo This post is part of a multi-part series breaking down personal fouls in youth and high school boys lacrosse. Quotes and explanations below are specific to NFHS and US Lacrosse Boys’ Youth Rules. The post has been reviewed by Walt Munze, the national NFHS rules interpreter. The Rule Rule 5.2: “A player may not ... More

U.S. Women Face Florida, Syracuse Today at IMG Academy

By Lane Errington | @Lane_Errington The U.S. Women’s National Team takes on the University of Florida and Syracuse University this afternoon in the inaugural Team USA Spring Premiere at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The 36-player training team has been split into two 18-player squads for the 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. exhibitions. In the first game, Team ... More

Coaching Education Helps One Program Continue to Thrive

By Brian Logue Brian Logue The Hereford High School lacrosse program is one of the most dominant public school programs in Maryland. The boys and girls have combined to win 12 state championships, and they’ve reached at least the semifinal round of the state tournament another six times. It’s no coincidence that a strong rec lacrosse program ... More