Through three games this season, the Chesapeake Bayhawks are tied for last in Major League Lacrosse in goals scored with 27, rank second-to-last in goals allowed with 37 and enter Saturday's matchup with the Florida Launch at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium hoping to scrape themselves off the bottom of the league standings.
Attackmen John Grant Jr. and Casey Powell powered the Chesapeake Bayhawks to a 10-9 victory over the Charlotte Hounds in the Major League Lacrosse title game Sunday at PPL Park before an announced 3,792.
The four-time league-winning Chesapeake Bayhawks will meet the Charlotte Hounds, who are just in their second year of existence, for the title after the No. 2 seed and reigning MLL champion edged the No. 3 seed Hamilton Nationals, 13-12, before an announced 4,228 Saturday in a semifinal at PPL Park.
Major League Lacrosse announced Tuesday that Hamilton Nationals midfielder Kevin Crowley was named Offensive Player of the Year after finishing the regular season tied for first in the league in points (55).
By rallying from a five-goal deficit in the third quarter to overcome the Charlotte Hounds, 16-14, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis on Saturday night, the Chesapeake Bayhawks (9-5) earned the No. 2 seed in the Major League Lacrosse playoffs and will face No. 3 seed Hamilton Nationals (9-5) Aug. 24 at 4 p.m. at PPL Park in Chester, Pa.
Prior to the regular-season finale against the Charlotte Hounds, Chesapeake Bayhawks coach Dave Cottle said he was more concerned with his team's momentum than his opponent's. Saturday night, Cottle got a glimpse of the team's character.
Rookie long-stick midfielder Jesse Bernhardt (Maryland) was chosen as the Warrior Defensive Player of the Week after the Chesapeake Bayhawks¿ 12-8 win over the Rochester Rattlers on Saturday night, Major League Lacrosse announced Monday.
The 98-player tryout roster for Team USA for the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship was announced during halftime of the Major League Lacrosse game between the Chesapeake Bayhawks and Denver Outlaws on Saturday afternoon.
In a blockbuster deal before Tuesday¿s Major League Lacrosse trade deadline, the Boston Cannons sent rookie attackman Steve Mock and a 2014 first-round Collegiate Draft pick to the New York Lizards for midfielder Stephen Berger (Washington College, Mount St. Joseph) and second- and sixth-round 2015 Collegiate Draft selections.
The Loyola men's lacrosse program will host nearly 50 players and family members from Newtown (Conn.) Youth Lacrosse on Saturday when the No. 8 Greyhounds host No. 1 Denver in their regular-season home finale at 1 p.m. at Ridley Athletic Complex.
Dave Cottle had a very successful nine-year run as the head coach of the Maryland men's lacrosse team. During Friday night's Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft, the connections between the Chesapeake Bayhawks coach and president were on full display.