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Member Commitment: Jake Sawyer, Class of 2014, Hobart College

Defenseman Jake Sawyer (Denver, Colorado/Denver East High School) has committed to play lacrosse at the Hobart College. The Statesman, coached by T.W. Johnson, compete in the ECAC. Sawyer, a team captain at Denver East, brings size and skill to the Geneva, New York campus. A tall and athletic defender, Sawyer has good speed, utilizing a long stride to beat riding players when clearing. He plays very solid positional defense and uses his stick very well to lengthen his reach and keep attackers at bay. ...

Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

Thursday’s links have arrived. Included today is a great video interview with Paul Rabil on the heels of last week’s report that he was the first lacrosse player to make over $1 million. Also included are the finalists for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS award and information on Johns Hopkins’ St. Baldrick’s Foundation fundraiser for pediatric cancer research. ...

Quick Highlights: Avon Old Farms (CT) 9, New Canaan (CT) 8

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Trailing by two entering the fourth quarter, Avon used a four-goal run to turn a 7-5 deficit into a 9-7 advantage in a contest played Saturday, March 30. New Canaan would not go quietly, however, getting to within one at 9-8 with time winding down. But on the final possession, New Canaan was not able to get the equalizer as Avon’s defense preserved the one-goal victory. Check out the video on the right for some game highlights.
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Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

It’s time for Wednesday’s links. Another good batch today, highlighted by the press release announcing the MLL has partnered with the Sports Legacy Institute to institute a comprehensive concussion plan for the upcoming season. With player health and safety the biggest concern for sports today – from the NFL to College Football to the NHL – it is a great move by the MLL to establish a concussion program. ...

Quick Highlights: Brunswick (CT) 9, Deerfield (MA) 7

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In a big game on Saturday, March 30, Brunswick (CT) took down perennial power Deerfield (MA) by a 9-7 score. The Bruins (2-0) used a 4-0 run in the second half to turn a 6-4 deficit into an 8-6 advantage en route to the upset win. Check out the video on the right for some game highlights.
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The Week Ahead: Boy’s High School Lacrosse

This high school season, we will be bringing you a feature each Tuesday where we provide some notable news and notes for the week ahead. Here is the feature for April 2. Last week, the boy’s high school season featured some great games, highlighted by a few upsets on Saturday. La Salle (PA) took down Garden City (NY) on the road, 7-4. Meanwhile, Brunswick (CT) defeated Deerfield (MA), 9-7. This week features another great slate of action. ...

Lunchtime Lacrosse Links

Tuesday’s links have arrived. Some great reads today, including recaps of the week in both men’s and women’s DI action. Enjoy, much like we did the brief tease of spring weather in New York before returning to winter once again. ...