Major League Lacrosse, the premier professional outdoor lacrosse league, announced today that rookies John Ranagan and Mike Sawyer have been added to the roster for the 2013 All-Star game presented by Moe’s Southwest Grill. They will be replacing Paul Rabil and Kyle Dixon who are unavailable due to injury. Rabil will participate in the All-Star festivities and will be on hand to greet the numerous fans who are coming out to Charlotte.
Ranagan has recorded 12 goals in six appearances this season, including a four-goal game against the Hamilton Nationals June 22. He is currently tied for 2
nd in goals and is ranked 5
th for points on the Rattlers roster. He will join teammates Ned Crotty, Jordan MacIntosh, Mike Manley, and Matt Striebel.
A Charlotte area native, Sawyer has recorded nine goals and four assists in seven appearances since finishing his college career at Loyola, including a three-point game (1g, 2a) in the 16-14 loss against the Hamilton Nationals May 17 that earned him Cascade Rookie of the Week honors. He is currently in 5
th place on the Charlotte Hounds roster for points. He will join teammates Ryan Flanagan, Peet Poillon, Brett Schmidt, and Ryan Young.
The MLL All-Star Game, presented by Moe’s Southwest Grill, takes place on Saturday, July 13, at 7:00 pm in Charlotte, N.C., at American Legion Memorial Stadium, and will be broadcast live on ESPN2. If you don’t have your tickets for the event yet, be sure to check out the
MajorLeagueLacrosse.com All-Star page for information.