While a majority of the MLL had the week off, the Hamilton Nationals and Ohio Machine were still at it in exciting Thursday night, nationally broadcasted game.
The NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship weekend also meant plenty of news regarding this season’s MLL draftees and rookies.
Below are some of the stories that have come out of the past week of MLL action:
One Final Goal: A Cornell Star Stayed for a Ring(NYtimes.com, 5/22/2013)
So many options. Take the finance job in New York City. Star for the hometown team in Major League Lacrosse. Transfer to another university, one outside the Ivy League, to circumvent all its rules and regulations and red tape.
Wall Street Pipeline Finds Work for College Lacrosse Players(BusinessWeek, 5/23/2013)
“Before Dom Starsia talks about national titles, he unfolds a two-foot-wide spreadsheet that gives University of Virginia recruits a look at life after lacrosse. A big part of the coach’s sales pitch for a university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 is VLAN, or the Virginia Lacrosse Alumni Network, a 300-person database of former male and female players who work in finance and other fields and are willing to help cub Cavaliers get there, too…”
As Lacrosse Grows, the Diversity of Players Remains Largely Unchanged(NYtimes.com, 5/24/2013)
“On a team in Southern California, more than 2,500 miles from the center of lacrosse’s universe on the Eastern Seaboard, Kyle Harrison no longer feels unsettled…”
Andrew Goldstein broke the 'gay barrier' in 2005 (OutSports.com, 5/27/2013)
“While many in the
media are falling over themselvesto proclaim
the first openly gay American male professional team-sport athlete... he is not. That distinction belongs to
Andrew Goldstein, who played for two teams in Major League Lacrosse in 2005 and 2006…”
MLL Power Rankings: Week 5(InsideLacrosse.com, 5/23/2013)
The MLL Power Rankings for Week 5 — an abbreviated Memorial Day weekend in MLL — drop, with the Denver Outlaws claiming the No. 1 spot. The Chesapeake Bayhawks follow close behind, with some disagreement if they are the undefeated Hamilton Nationals are better.
Hamilton Nationals 16, Ohio Machine 9
Ex-Buckeyes to get in on Action(Dispatch.com, 5/23/2013)
“The Ohio Machine hopes the addition of former Ohio State standouts Logan Schuss and Dominique Alexander will help the team get its first victory of the Major League Lacrosse season...”
Minus Baum, Ohio Sees First MLL Win of 2013(LaxMagazine.com, 5/23/2013)
“Ohio enters Week 5 of play as the only remaining winless team in the league. The team that finished in last place in 2012 continues to struggle in 2013 as the only franchise that is averaging fewer than 10 goals per game…”
Nationals Stay Unbeaten with 16-9 win at Ohio(LaxMagazine.com, 5/24/2013)
“Kevin Crowley scored a career-high five goals as the Hamilton Nationals won for a franchise best fourth straight time, defeating the Ohio Machine 16-9 at Selby Stadium in Delaware, Ohio on Thursday night. Crowley led the Nationals with six points (5+1), while Joe Walters added seven (4+3). With the win, the Nats (4-0) move into a tie for first place with the Denver Outlaws, while the Machine falls to 0-4...”
Nationals Stay Undefeated With 16-9 Win at Ohio(InsideLacrosse, 5/24/2013)
Kevin Crowley scored a career-high five goals as the Hamilton Nationals won for a franchise best fourth straight time, defeating the Ohio Machine 16-9 at Selby Stadium in Delaware, Ohio on Thursday night.
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