Monthly Archives: January 2012

National League Lacrosse: Colorado Mammoth (4-0) Defeat Rochester Knighthawks 14-11 Jan 28

Grant led an offensive onslaught in the first half and the Mammoth held off a Rochester Knighthawks rally in the second half as Colorado won 14-11 on Saturday night at Pepsi Center.

It doesn’t take much for John Grant Jr. to get up for most games, but the Colorado Mammoth alternate captain was especially anxious for tonight’s game against the Rochester Knighthawks.

“I was looking forward to this game a little too badly,” said Grant. “It is a team I played 10 years with and I owe a lot to the organization. I really wanted this win in this barn and we got it.”

The Mammoth remains undefeated on the season and has a two-game lead in the NLL West Division over the Calgary Roughnecks. Colorado’s 4-0 start is its best to begin a season since 2008 when the team won its first five contests.

Grant, who had a game-high seven points, was one of three Mammoth players who finished with three goals – joining Sean Pollock and Jamie Lincoln.

Coming into the game, Lincoln was a bit under the weather, but you couldn’t tell as he finished with his second hat trick at home this season.

“It seems like most times when people are sick and are not feeling well, they have really good games and that is what I was hoping for,” Lincoln said. “It is hard to worry about a stomach ache when you have a lot of fans in the building.”

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National League Lacrosse: Washington Stealth Lose 16-5 To Edmonton Rush To Fall To 0-3

The Washington Stealth suffered its worst loss since 2009 tonight, falling 16-5 to the Edmonton Rush (1-1) at the Comcast Arena. The loss drops the Stealth to 0-3 for the first time in team history, dating back to 2000 when the team was created as the Albany Attack.

The Rush took control of the game from the onset, scoring the first three goals of the game in the opening two minutes of action. They went on to score the first five goals of the game. The Stealth showed some signs of life late in the first quarter, as offseason acquisitions Dean Hill and Kyle Ross netted the first goals of their respective Stealth careers, but the Rush held a firm 6-2 advantage after the opening fifteen minutes.

The Stealth would only muster two more goals in the second stanza as Lewis Ratcliff and Curtis Hodgson found the back of the net. Ratcliff’s was the lone power play goal on the night for the Stealth on four chances.

The Rush continued to pull away with five goals in the second quarter, including a marker by former Stealth forward Tom Johnson, who finished the night with two goals and three assists against his former team. Corey Small notched a pair in the quarter, giving him a first half hat trick. The Rush held an 11-4 lead at the halftime break.

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NCAA Lacrosse: Video Highlights Of The “2011 San Francisco Fall Lacrosse Classic” Featuring Denver Men’s Lacrosse Vs Harvard With Proceeds Benefitting “Bay Area Youth Sports Foundation” (Bays)

The San Francisco Fall Lacrosse Classic, a NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse game between Harvard and University of Denver, was held in San Francisco on October 8, 2011. All proceeds from the event benefit the Bay Area Youth Sports Foundation (BAYS), which supports programs that create opportunities and increase access for low-income children in the San Francisco Bay Area to participate in organized sports and education programs.

MCLA Lacrosse: Video Preview Of Chapman Men’s Lacrosse 2012 Season


NCAA Lacrosse: Johns Hopkins Women’s Lacrosse 2012 Season Preview (Video)

The Blue Jays have high expectations for 2012.

NCAA Lacrosse: 2012 North Carolina Men’s Lacrosse “Online Yearbook” Released


MCLA Lacrosse: Video Highlights Of The 2011 Simon Fraser Men’s Lacrosse Season