In The News

By: Kelsey Doherty, June 05, 2013

In The News

All eight teams were back in action this week with some very exciting matchups on national television. If you happened to have missed out on any of the games, or rookie debuts everything is right here for you to catch up on!

Pannell to Make MLL Debut This Weekend For Lizards(, 5/29/2013)

“Tewaaraton finalist and all-time NCAA points leader Rob Pannell will make his Major League Lacrosse debut Friday, New York Lizards coach Joe Spallina told IL on Wednesday. Pannell is coming off an emotional weekend, as Cornell fell to Duke in the NCAA semifinals. He broke the NCAA's all-time points record in the loss…” (read more)

Cornell’s Rob Pannell of Smithtown wins Tewaaraton Award(, 5/30/2013)

“Though his primary goal of winning a national championship in his final season at Cornell eluded him, Rob Pannell of SmithtownWest grabbed a second grand consolation prize. He won the Tewaaraton Award as college lacrosse's top player Thursday night at a ceremony in Washington…” (read more)

Pannell Wins 2013 Tewaaraton Award(, 5/30/2013)

“Rob Pannell has set the NCAA all-time points record and led his team to the Final Four this season. Add the Tewaaraton Award to his list of accomplishments in 2013. The senior Cornell attackman was selected as the 2013 Tewaaraton winner in a ceremony Thursday at the Smithsonian's Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C…” (read more)

NBA Star DeAndre Jordan Learns Lacrosse from Brendan Mundorf(, 5/30/2013)

Rockin Refuelhas made quite the impact on the lacrosse world this past spring. From refueling championship teams with their protein beverages, giving away free samples at IL's events and now bringing in NBA star DeAndre Jordan to take a lacrosse lesson from MLL star Brendan Mundorf…” (read more)

LaxDirt’s first quarter grade for the New York Lizards(, 5/30/2013)

“The New York Rangers are not the only underperforming team in the Big Apple at the moment. The New York Lizards were all the talk of the MLL offseason this year making moves to bring back Stephen Berger and bring in Mark Matthews. Plus we all know this guy from Cornell they drafted last year will be coming in this season, and this week. I hear he can play. these big moves make people forget about drafting JoJo Marasco who may been the best midfielder in the country this year and picking up David Earl (who in my opinion is one of the best 1v1 dodgers from up top in the game), Steve Waldeck, and my friend from the number 7 bus in Boston in the morning Jack Reid…” (read more)

The Denver Outlaws try to remain undefeated as the Boston Cannons come to town Friday in the MLL(, 5/30/2013)

“In Week 4, Boston handed the Chesapeake Bayhawks their first loss of the season. After starting out 0-3, the Cannons are starting to gel, and players like Mike Stone and Paul Rabil are putting the scoring on their shoulders. They will travel this Friday to Denver, CO to take on the red-hot, undefeated 4-0 Denver Outlaws. The Outlaws beat the Cannons 14-10 in Week 3 and this time around it is most likely going to be a closer score. The Outlaws are truly clicking on offense….getting contributions from nearly every short-stick touching the field…” (read more)

Major League Lacrosse Transactions(, 5/29/2013)

A recap of all the trades, signings, and activations around the league from this past week.  (read more)

MLL Power Rankings: Week 6( 5/31/13)

“It was a quiet weekend in Major League Lacrosse as the lacrosse world was focused on the NCAA Final Four, with only one game in the books.  Hamilton downed the Ohio Machine, 16-9, in the week's lone game.  We have an exciting one coming up, with games Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Also, we'll be seeing more and more of what the teams' rosters will be in full as rookies make their debuts, including the highly-anticipated first game of Tewaaraton winner Rob Pannell…” (read more)

Keogh, Galloway, Pannell Earn MLL Weekly Honors(, 6/3/2013)

“Major League Lacrosse announced the weekly award winners for Week 5 of the 2013 season, which concluded on June 2. The winners are chosen every week by the League, and are based on outstanding in-game achievements. This week's Warrior Offensive Player of the Week went to Hamilton's Stephen Keogh, while Rochester's John Galloway took home the Warrior Defensive Player of the Week. New York's Rob Pannell earned Cascade Rookie of the Week honors in his MLL debut…”  (read more)

The Major League Lacrosse 3up and 3down for week 6 of 2013(, 6/3/2013)

“Big week this week in Major League Lacrosse and a week where the landscape of the league changed just a bit. A log jam in position for fourth place, two teams remain undefeated and a defending Champion loses for the second straight game in overtime. Check out who is in the UP category this week and who is in the Down category for this week. Then listen to Tim Thomas give his explanation on LaxDirt Live…” (read more)

Charlotte 14, New York 12

Hounds Rally Past Lizards, 14-12(, 6/1/2013)

“The Charlotte Hounds on Friday night earned their second win of the season, defeating the New York Lizards 14-12 in front of 4,886 fans at James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, N.Y. Matt Danowski was named Player of the Game after scoring two key fourth-quarter goals that put the Hounds ahead late in the game. Goalie Adam Ghitelman and the defense also held the Lizards scoreless through the final 18:15 of the game to preserve the victory…” (read more)

The Charlotte Hounds spoil Rob Pannell’s New York Lizard’s debut in the MLL(, 6/3/2013)

“On Friday night the Charlotte Hounds made the early season playoff push a little more interesting with a 14-12 win over the New York Lizards in Hemstead, NY. The win takes the Hounds (2-3) and puts them on an even playing field with the Lizards (2-3) as far as records go, but the loss will be felt for a while for New York. Playing with what seemed to be a full compliment of players New York was unable to close out Charlotte and missed an opportunity to put a little separation in the standings for the all-important 4 thplayoff spot…” (read more)

Hounds Rally to Beat Lizards on Lusby’s Winner(, 5/31/2013)

“The Charlotte Hounds defeated the new York Lizards in a 14-12 come-from-behind effort at Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, N.Y., on Friday night. Eric Lusby notched the game winner on his way to lead the team with a  three-goal, two-assist effort while New York’s 2013 Tewaaraton Award winner Rob Pannell marked his MLL debut with a four point performance sharing leading scorer honors for the Lizards with Steven Peyser. With the result, both teams move to 2-3 on the season after week 5…”  (read more)

Denver 24, Cannons 14

Outlaws Battle Cannons(, 5/31/2013)

“After kicking off the season with a four-game win streak, the Denver Outlaws return to action May 31 in their second and final match up versus the Boston Cannons.  Both Denver and Boston are coming off bye weeks, however Denver has an opportunity to do something it has never done before. While the Outlaws can sweep the season series with the Cannons before the midway point of the season, they have the opportunity to beat Boston for the first time ever on their home turf…” (read more)

Outlaws Blast Cannons En Rout to 5-0 Record(, 6/2/2013)

“The Denver Outlaws had never defeated the Boston Cannons in the Mile High City. Until Friday night. The team reversed that trend with authority on Friday night, handing the Cannons a 24-14 defeat with the help of six multiple-goal performances and four two-point goals to tie the second-highest scoring output in franchise history...” (read more)

Outlaws Outgun Cannons; Hounds Rally by Lizards for Road Win(, 5/31/2013)

“The Boston Cannons fell to 1-4 with a 24-14 loss to the Denver Outlaws tonight at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. This is the Cannons' first loss in Denver following a perfect 5-0 streak at the stadium. The Outlaws remain atop the Major League Lacrosse standings at 5-0 one the season…” (read more)

Nationals 12, Chesapeake 11

Nats Stay Hot, Beat Bayhawks on Hall OT Strike(, 6/1/2013)

“Midfielder Jordan Hall scored with 1:55 elapsed in overtime to lift the Hamilton Nationals to a 12-11 victory over the Chesapeake Bayhawks on Saturday night at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.  Hall took a pass from attackman Joe Walters and fired a 10-yard shot past goalkeeper Kip Turner to put an end to a back-and-forth affair that featured 11 ties…” (read more)

The Hamilton Nationals face their biggest challenge to date in the Chesapeake Bayhawks(, 6/1/2013)

“The Hamilton Nationals will face off against the defending Steinfeld Cup Champions, the Chesapeake Bayhawks. The Bayhawks started off the season at a perfect 3-0, as did Hamilton, but unlike Hamilton, they lost their last game, and at the hands of the Boston Cannons. So you have to great teams, one with an unbeaten record, and another with one close to that, this should be one of the greatest match ups this half of the MLL season…”  (read more)

Nationals Stay Undefeated Wth OT Against Chesapeake(, 6/2/2013)

“Midfielder Jordan Hall scored at 1:55 of overtime to give the Hamilton Nationals a 12-11 victory over the Chesapeake Bayhawks in Annapolis, Md. on Saturday night. Hamilton continued its franchise-best start by winning its fifth straight game to move back into a tie for first place with the Denver Outlaws…” (read more)

Chesapeake falls 12-11 in overtime to Hamilton(, 6/2/2013)

“Midfielder Jordan Hall scored 1:55 into overtime to lead the Hamilton Nationals over the Chesapeake Bayhawks 12-11 on Saturday night. It was Chesapeake’s second-straight overtime…” (read more)


Rochester 9, Ohio 7

Ohio Machine: Game at Rochester features a new-look lineup(, 6/2/2013)

“A winless start coupled with the conclusion of the college season will prompt an overhaul of the winless Ohio Machine.  A new goalie and faceoff specialist are expected to be in the lineup for a late-afternoon matinee at Rochester today, as will up to six players appearing in their first or second Major League Lacrosse game…” (read more)

Rochester Rattlers win in return to home field(, 6/2/2013)

“It had been nearly a month since the Rochester Rattlers’ last home game, but they needed little time to reacquaint themselves.  Jordan MacIntosh recorded three goals and the Rattlers used a strong first half to defeat the Ohio Machine, 9-7, on Sunday at Sahlen’s Stadium…” (read more)

Rattlers Edge Machine, 9-7(, 6/2/2013)

“The Rochester Rattlers defeated the Ohio Machine 9 to 7 in Sahlen’s Stadium on Sunday, June 2nd, 2013.  Jordan MacIntosh (RIT) scored a hat trick while Kevin Leveille (UMASS) added two goals and two assists for the Rattlers. Rochester goalie John Galloway turned in his best effort of the season as he made 16 saves and only allowed seven goals to secure the win for Rochester…” (read more)

Rochester Notches Second Win of Season(, 6/2/2013)

“Jordan MacIntosh (RIT) scored a hat trick while Kevin Leveille (UMASS) added two goals and two assists for the Rattlers. Rochester goalie John Galloway turned in his best effort of the season as he made 16 saves and only allowed seven goals to secure the win for Rochester…” (read more)


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