48 results for tag: Lacrosse

US Lacrosse Launches National Wall Ball Challenge

By Brian Logue SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse is excited to announce the start of a national Wall Ball Challenge that will help players improve their stick skills while generating support for its First Stick Program. The challenge, powered by an app developed by SNYPR, tracks the number of repetitions that players complete playing wall ball, allowing ... More

US Lacrosse National Tournament Opens

By Brian Logue John Strohsacker EVENT HOME BETHLEHEM, Pa. — On a day when women’s lacrosse took a leap forward with the debut of the United Women’s Lacrosse League, the sport got another look at the future with more than 1,000 of the nation’s top high school players competing in front of more than 200 college coaches at the 2016 US ... More

National Lacrosse Participation Tops 800,000

By Brian Logue Logan Whitton SPARKS, Md. — National lacrosse participation topped 800,000 active players for the first time since US Lacrosse began monitoring participation levels in 2001. For the year, total participation grew 2.2 percent to a total of 802,044 players competing on organized teams.Youth lacrosse continues to be the largest segment of ... More

US Lacrosse Hosts Two Officials Webinars

By Brian Logue US Lacrosse is pleased to offer two free webinars this week with top officials sharing their expertise: Brian Abbott, "A Big Call is Just a Call" Tuesday, March 29 - 8:30pm (Eastern) Brian Abbott discusses importance of a solid pre-game as the cornerstone of the crew getting the call right at the critical moment of the game, and being able ... More

US Lacrosse Adopts New Player Segmentation Policy

By Brian Logue BALTIMORE — US Lacrosse, the national governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse, has adopted a new player segmentation policy to help ensure player safety, competitive fairness and a consistent experience for youth lacrosse. The policy was approved by the US Lacrosse Board of Directors in January. In order to allow ... More

Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft Returns to LaxCon

From Press Releases | @MLL_Lacrosse BOSTON – On Friday, Jan. 22, Major League Lacrosse will hold the 16th annual Collegiate Draft, presented by Cascade Lacrosse, in conjunction with the US Lacrosse Convention. The event will take place at 8:30 p.m. ET at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md. Members of the media are invited to cover the ... More

US Lacrosse Sponsors MCLA Monthly Award

From Press Releases ATLANTA – The Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA), the preeminent non-varsity league in the country, is pleased to announce that US Lacrosse is sponsoring the MCLA Player of the Month, which will be awarded to an MCLA student-athlete in each division who has stood out with his overall performance. The US Lacrosse ... More

The Impact of Inclusion in Lacrosse

By Paul Ohanian Brian Schneider US Lacrosse has been focused on bringing greater diversity to the sport of lacrosse for some time, and in fact, has identified outreach and inclusion as one of its four primary goals in the Strategic Plan that will shape the organization’s priorities from 2016-2018. Specifically, the national governing body is committed ... More

Lacrosse Athlete Development Webinar on Feb 5

By Brian Logue US Lacrosse will hold a free one-hour webinar to introduce the lacrosse community to its new Lacrosse Athlete Development Model on Friday, Feb. 5 beginning at 11:30 a.m. (Eastern). The webinar is limited to the first 100 participants, so register now at the link below: The Lacrosse Athlete Development Model aims to "square the pyramid" of ... 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