By Rachel Villari | 4/9/14 5:00 PM
This weekend featured many of the Major League Lacrosse teams suiting up for training camp with Faceoff Weekend just three weeks away. Here’s the buzz around training camp, the New York Lizards’ Devon Wills, and growing the game!
Denver Outlaws Add Two from Open Tryouts (BoxScoreNews.com, April 2, 2014)
“The Outlaws signed two players to the roster from the club’s open tryouts held on Sunday, March 30. Midfielder Noah Molnar and faceoff specialist Nick Maggio were both added from the MLL player pool after their performances at the team’s tryouts…”
Devon Wills Trying to Become First Woman to Play in All-Male Major League Lacrosse (NewsDaily.com, April 5, 2014)
“Devon Wills is no stranger to early wake-up calls. After all, when you’re an assistant coach for the USC women’s lacrosse team and trying to become the first woman to suit up in the all-male Major League Lacrosse, sleep is low on the to-do list…”
Woman Looks to Break All-Male Barrier in Lacrosse (NBCSanDiego.com, April 2, 2014).
“Goalie Devin Wills might soon be in a league of her own. To those in the knew, Wills is a brick wall. A former All-Ivy League lacrosse player at Dartmouth, the current assistant coach of the USC women’s lacrosse team is a two-time Lacrosse World Cup champion and widely regarded as the best female lacrosse goalie in the world…”
Why Do We Test Athletes? (BostonHerald.com, April 5, 2014)
“Today marks the start of the 2014 Major League Lacrosse Season. Our own Boston Cannons, as well as the other teams in the league will open up camp today. Most of you already know I am the Sports Performance Coach for the Boston Cannons and…”
Balancing Act: Towson Coaches Following Their Passion Without Pay (TheTowerLight.com, April 6, 2014)
“…Although Scott Rodgers has received a number of offers to become a paid assistant lacrosse coach, he has turned them all down. Rodgers instead elects to maintain his current life of playing for the Major League Lacrosse team the Ohio Machine on the weekends and spending Monday through Thursday as an assistant coach for the [Towson] Men’s Lacrosse team…”