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MLL's Must Follow on Twitter List

By Jordan Borrosh |  1/24/12 4:50 PM

MLL's Must Follow on Twitter List


Looking to add more to your ‘Following' list on Twitter? Check out our Top 20 List of MLL players you should be following for your lacrosse news. Who knows? You may even get a 'Follow' in return.

Paul Rabil (@PaulRabil)

Boston Cannons midfielder, two time Offensive Player of the Year as well as two time MLL Bud Light Most Valuable Player. Helped lead the Cannons win the 2011 MLL Championship. Rabil is often found tweeting about his workouts, Warrior Lacrosse, the Boston Cannons and his favorite football team, the New England Patriots.


Kyle Hartzell (@Hartzy1881)

Ohio Machine defenseman, MLL All-Star. Hartzell helped lead the Chesapeake Bayhawks to win the championship in 2010 and was dubbed "MLL Championship Weekend MVP" (first-ever defenseman to receive the honor). Hartzell won the fastest shot competition in the 2011 All-Star game, shooting 102 mph. Hartzell is usually found tweeting about workouts with fellow MLL player, Paul Rabil, Warrior Lacrosse, and his favorite football team, the Baltimore Ravens.


Casey Powell (@caseypowell22)

Hamilton Nationals attackman, Powell is considered by many to be the best player in the history of MLL. Entered the 2011 season as the all-time points leader. As a three-time MLL Champion, two-time Offensive Player of the Year, four-time All-Star, and Captain of the U.S. National Team in 2006 at the World Lacrosse Championship, Powell is often found tweeting about his many lacrosse endeavors from coaching to playing. Powell is the brother of four other significantly gifted lacrosse players. 


Connor Martin (@Con_Bro_Chill)

An attackman for the expansion team the Ohio Machine (1st selection by the Machine in the 2012 MLL Expansion Draft). Martin was the only field player to see playing time in the MLL coming from a MCLA school (Chapman) and is usually found tweeting about his band “Con Bro Chill” and their latest projects as well as GTG (Grow The Game) with the Lacrosse All Stars who Martin works closely with.


Max Seibald (@ maxseibald42)

Midfield for the Long Island Lizards, Seibald was a four-time Collegiate All-American at Cornell. An All-Star in the 2011 MLL All-Star game, Seibald is the man to follow for the latest updates on the Long Island Lizards. Loves to keep his fans posted on all of his lacrosse endeavors.


Billy Bitter (@BillyBenzBitter)

An attackman for the Charlotte Hounds, Bitter was a two-time first team All-American during his collegiate career at UNC. Bitter, who won the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year as a junior in college, loves to keep his fans up to date on his life whether it’s snowboarding or working out with teammates.


Ben Hunt (@BLHunt)

A midfielder for the Chesapeake Bayhawks, Hunt was a first team All-ACC and recipient of the Turnbull Trophy winner as UNCs Most Valuable Player. As a true Ravens fan, Hunt likes to keep his fans up-to-date on not only the Bayhawks but the latest football news and movies he’s seen. 


Chris Eck (@ChrisEck24)

Midfielder for the Boston Cannons, Eck is a face-off specialist who led MLL in face-off winning percentage. Won the 2011 MLL Championship and is an MLL All-Star. Eck’s love of lacrosse is seen in his tweets about the up and coming seasons for both professional and college lacrosse. This Cannons Middie is one to follow to get the latest updates on all things lacrosse.


Joe Walters (@jwalters1)

This Hamilton Nationals midfielder was named MVP in the 2008 playoffs when he went on to win the MLL Championship with the Rochester Rattlers. Walters keeps his fans up-to-date on the latest news for the teams he plays for and his involvement in the community.


Drew Westervelt (@Dwesty1426)

Attackman for the Chesapeake Bayhawks, Westervelt is an MLL All-Star. If you want the latest updates on the Chesapeake Bayhawks, Westervelt is your man.


Ryan Boyle (@Ryan_Boyle14)

Boston Cannons attackman, Boyle led the team in the 2011 season with 19 assists, won the 2011 MLL Championship, member of Team USA, and was named an MLL All-Star. Along with playing for the Boston Cannons, Boyle was recently brought onto ESPN's broadcast team and likes to keep his followers up-to-date on his ESPN schedule as well as the Cannons schedule.


Kevin Crowley (@KevinCrowley21)

A midfielder for the Hamilton Nationals, Crowley was named the Division I Preseason Player of the Year by Lacrosse Magazine going into his first collegiate lacrosse season. Crowley loves keeping his followers up-to-date on his lacrosse career whether it’s playing for the Nationals or helping coach the St. Joseph’s Hawks Men’s Lacrosse team.


Brendan Mundorf (@Bmuney2)

Mundorf, an attackman for the Denver Outlaws, is an MLL All-Star who leads the Outlaws offense. Mundorf can be found tweeting about all the fun things going on with his team including news, practices and schedules.


Jesse Schwartzman (@schwarty19)

Goalie for the Denver Outlaws; is an MLL All-Star and in 2009 was named Warrior Goalie of the Year. On his Twitter account, Schwartzman keeps you up-to-date on lacrosse clinics he hosts as well as other big lacrosse news going on with his team and in the lacrosse community. Schwartzman is a great player to follow if you want to find lacrosse clinics to attend.


Martin Cahill (@Martycahill21)

Cahill, a midfielder for the Rochester Rattlers, was named a 2011 MLL All-Star. Cahill’s love for the New England Patriots is shown in his tweets along with his updates about the upcoming MLL season. Cahill can also be found promoting fellow MLL player, Connor Martin, and his music. 


Ned Crotty (@NedCrotty)

An attackman for the Rochester Rattlers, Crotty was the 2010 MLL Cascade Rookie of the Year as well as the Rattlers Offensive Player of the Year and MVP. Crotty was selected as an All-Star in the MLL 2011 All-Star game as well as the All-MLL team in 2011. He also led the league in points last year along with Paul Rabil. On Twitter, Crotty likes to stay connected with his fellow MLL players and regularly tweets at them or about the upcoming MLL season.


Matt Bocklet (@Bocko7)

As a defender for the Denver Outlaws, Bocklet is an MLL All-Star. Alongside his tweets about lacrosse and the MLL, Bocklet also likes to keep his fans up-to-date on his favorite hobbies and adventure sports like hitting the slopes in Colorado.


Steve Panarelli (@StevePanarelli)

Panarelli is a defender for the Charlotte Hounds. He has been dubbed ‘Hot Nickels’ by his fellow teammates and is usually tweeting about lacrosse even in the off season. ‘Hot Nickels’ is one to follow for those year-round lacrosse updates. 


Matt Danowski (@mattdanowski)

An attackman for the Charlotte Hounds, Danowski is an MLL All-Star and likes to keep all his fans and followers up-to-date on the latest lax news coming out of Charlotte. His excitement to play in the Hounds' inaugural season is evident in his tweets.


Don't forget to follow:

MLL Commissioner David Gross (@MLLCommish)

David Gross embraces social media and often tweets about his many endeavors as the Commissioner of Major League Lacrosse. He tweets from the road as he travels across the country to grow the League. He's also a great source for breaking news.

Major League Lacrosse (@MLL_Lacrosse)

If you're not already following us, you should! We're your best source for breaking MLL news. We have some big announcements coming up like the location of our 2012 MLL All-Star Game and our national TV schedules!



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