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.
The Chesapeake Bayhawks have acquired standout Joe Walters (Maryland) in a blockbuster trade with Florida Launch, Major League Lacrosse's newest team, and Florida will receive three-time MLL champion Casey Powell.
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).
After a record-setting 2013 season, Denver Outlaws goalie Jesse Schwartzman (Pikesville, Johns Hopkins) has been named Major League Lacrosse Goalie of the Year for the second time in his career, the league announced Friday.
Chase Winter, who recently finished his playing career at Johns Hopkins, had four goals and an assist and was named Most Valuable Player of the Men's Open 1 championship at the Lake Placid Summit Classic in North Elba, N.Y. on Sunday.
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.
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.
Jim Stagnitta made clear Wednesday morning while speaking on a conference call that he'd rather have his Denver Outlaws win the Major League Lacrosse championship than finish with the league's first undefeated regular season. But that doesn't mean the second-year coach and his players intend on shying away from history.
Archbishop Spalding will host the sixth annual We Believe Lacrosse Classic benefiting the We Believe Foundation on Aug. 3 in Severn. About a hundred Division I, II and III men's and women's players will help raise funds for teens and young adults battling cancer by playing exhibition games.
Katie Schwarzmann (Century, Maryland), Kelly Berger (Hammond) and Ally Carey (John Carroll) scored two goals apiece as Team USA opened round-robin play in the Federation of International Lacrosse Women's World Cup with a 17-7 win over England in Oshawa, Ontario, on Thursday night.
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.
John Grant Jr. doesn't put down his stick often. A two-time MVP in the National Lacrosse League, he's a star in the indoor game for the Colorado Mammoth. When his season with the Mammoths ended in April, he rejoined the defending champion Bayhawks to start the season in Major League Lacrosse, where he's also been MVP twice.
A move to the midfield paid big dividends for Mount St. Mary's senior Andrew Scalley (Archbishop Spalding), who was named the Northeast Conference Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week for the fifth time this season.
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.
Navy is ranked fifth in the Patriot League in Inside Lacrosse's Face-Off Yearbook. Lehigh, coming off its first league championship, is picked to finish first again in the coaches' poll, with Colgate second and Bucknell third.