Tuesday January 21, 2020

Tournament Listing

Updated December 14, 2019. Find 2019 completed tournament information at our Tournaments page here.

2020 Summit Lacrosse Power 7's Tournament

January 25 / Albany, NY
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Afrim's, 969 Watervliet Shaker Road, Colonie, NY 12205

2020 Northstar Capital City Winter Classic

January 26 / Albany, NY
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Girls Divisions - 2020-22 Gold, 2020-23 Silver, 2020-23 Bronze, 14U 2024-25

2020 John Mack Southern Tier Shootout

February 8 & 9 / Greater Binghamton Sports Complex 1500 Airport Road Binghamton, NY 13905

2020 LAXABUNGA Indoor Lacrosse Tournament

February 22 - 23 / Milton, NY
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Girls & Adults play on Saturday, February 23rd - Girls 1/2 • Girls 3/4 • Girls 5/6 • Girls 7/8 • JV Girls • HS Girls

Boys play on Sunday, February 24th - Boys 1/2• Boys 3/4 • Boys 5/6 • Boys 7/8 • JV Boys • HS Boys

2020 Upstate Lacrosse Festival

May 17 / Fayetteville-Manlius HS
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Boys Lacrosse
Boys 2024-2025 Gold
Boys 2024-2025 Silver
Girls 2024-2025 Gold
Boys 2026-2027 Gold
Boys 2026-2027 Silver
Girls 2026-2027 Gold
Boys 2028-2029 Gold
Boys 2028-2029 Silver
Girls 2028-2029 Gold
Boys 2030-2031

8 Teams per division/ 3 games played.

2020 E.R. Lacrosse Dick's Sporting Goods Lax Jamboree - Girls

June 6 & 7 / CNY Family Sports Center, Baldwinsville/Syracuse, NY
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Saturday - 2028/2029 (3/4), 2024/2025 (7/8), A & B DIVISIONS

Sunday - 2030/2031 (K-2), 2026/2027 (5/6), A & B DIVISIONS

A Divisions - Open to elite, club, and competitive scholastic teams.
B Divisions - No Elite, club, travel teams allowed. Scholastic teams only.

2020 E.R. Lacrosse Dick's Sporting Goods Lax Jamboree - Boys

June 13 & 14 / CNY Family Sports Center, Baldwinsville/Syracuse, NY
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Saturday - 2028/2029 (3/4), 2024/2025 (7/8), A & B DIVISIONS

Sunday - 2030/2031 (K-2), 2026/2027 (5/6), A & B DIVISIONS

A Divisions - Open to elite, club, and competitive scholastic teams.
B Divisions - No Elite, club, travel teams allowed. Scholastic teams only.

2020 Girls of Summer Classic

Youth - Saturday, June 13 / Varsity and JV - Sunday, June 14 / Tully NY

2020 Wildcat Pepper Girls Lacrosse Tournament

Saturday July 25 - 26 / West Genesee High School / Camillus, NY
Register here (Enter ‘Wildcat Pepper 2020’ in the search bar)

Saturday July 25, 2019 -- JV & Varsity
Sunday, July 26, 2019 -- 3/4, 5/6, 7/8

Four games guaranteed - 8 vs 8 for grades 3/4, 5/6, & 7/8 on shortened fields and 12 vs 12 for JV & Varsity


10:15AM
from the Patriot League
The Greyhounds were selected as the team to take home the 2020 Patriot League Men's Lacrosse Championship Title. Loyola Maryland and Army West Point both collected 111 points, but Loyola was the preseason favorite by virtue of eight first-place votes, while Army West Point recorded seven first-place votes.

from Hobart Athletics
Construction of the $3.5 million state-of-the-art dome was completed last year. Due to state fire code, occupancy of the dome is limited to 299 people, including student-athletes, coaches, officials and game management staff. Admission for the scrimmage against the Wolverines will be limited to people on the teams' pass lists.

from Inside Lacrosse
We play for keeps starting Feb. 1. The caravan to Philadelphia makes Monday stops right here at www.insidelacrosse.com for my weekly Top 20. The 2020 NCAA Quarterfinals will be hosted by Hofstra and Brown and the entire tournament taxi, takeoff and landing will be televised by the ESPN Networks. Lacrosse is here. Life doesn't get any better than this.

from The Star Gazette
This school year's commitments out of Corning's senior class include five Division I signings, with that group featuring lacrosse players Riley Davis, Seth Hogue, Charlotte Nevins and Olivia Tanneberger.

from Saint Rose Athletics
ALBANY, N.Y. – The College of Saint Rose has unveiled its 2020 men's lacrosse schedule. The Golden Knights have 14 contests on the docket, with seven to be held at R. Mark and Cathy Sullivan Field, located at the Plumeri Sports Complex. Saint Rose begins the season on Wednesday, February 26 at home vs. Post University. The Northeast-10 Conference opener is three days later, Saturday, February 29, vs. Saint Michael's.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
Five teams ranked in the Nike/US Lacrosse Division II women’s preseason poll will play here, including Top 10 teams LeMoyne (#3) and Lindenwood (#7).

from The Daily Gazette
ALBANY — A short memory is a valuable part of a goalie’s mindset, but for UAlbany men’s lacrosse senior Nate Siekierski, the way the 2019 season ended — both for himself and the Great Danes — remains fresh in his mind.

Monday January 20, 2020 11:30AM
from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
Oswego High School head varsity coach Doc Nelson and I attended LaxCon 2020 last weekend in Philadelphia. We arrived early Friday afternoon and had decided ahead of time that we would skip Sunday morning’s offerings, and head for home late Saturday afternoon. It was a short trip, then, but, as always, we were glad we went.

from the Buffalo Bandits
It doesn’t matter when you score your goals, it’s how many you score and whether it’s more than the opposition that counts. The latter two were exactly what the Buffalo Bandits needed in their 10-8 victory over the Toronto Rock at KeyBank Center before a crowd of 12,026 on Saturday evening.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
(Philadelphia, PA) – A night after celebrating the franchise’s historic first win, the Rochester Knighthawks (1-5) were unable to duplicate the effort Sunday night at Wells Fargo Center, where the Philadelphia Wings (4-2) scored seven power-play goals on their way to a 12-4 win in the weekend finale between the two teams.

from The Press Republican
At its Thursday night meeting, the Board of Education voted to allow Superintendent of Schools Jay Lebrun and Board President Leisa Boise to sign the application. "PHS will host but administrative support from Peru Central, Beekmantown Central and Saranac Central is expected," the item read.

from The Daily Gazette
ALBANY — For nearly all of the team’s fall-ball season, UAlbany men’s lacrosse senior Jakob Patterson was sidelined with a knee injury. That provided him with plenty of opportunity to watch his teammates in action. He liked what he saw.

from Inside Lacrosse
IL's Preseason MAAC Player of the Year - Logan Shamblin, G, Detroit Mercy
Shamblin has started all 30 games in his first two seasons at Detroit Mercy, earning MAAC Defensive Player of the Year honors last season. He had 11.47 saves per game and a .512 save percentage, upping that to .616 in league play. He was a gamer, too, making 21 saves against Siena in a postseason-clinching win.

from CollegeCrosse.com
It’s almost here! The 2020 season begins in less than two weeks and everyone at the site is really excited to get this party started. To kick off the new season, Jake, Ryan, Adam, & I got together over the weekend to tape our 2020 College Crosse Preseason Top 20 podcast.


Saturday January 18, 2020 9:45AM
from Colgate Athletics
HAMILTON – Colgate women's lacrosse will have a new home for the 2020 campaign. For their seven home matchups, the Raiders will take to Crown Field at Andy Kerr Stadium.

Previously playing on soccer's Beyer-Small '76 field surface, the women's lacrosse program joins men's lacrosse on the football field turf this season. In addition to a 10,221 seating capacity, the Raiders will have the benefits of a new videoboard system for added in-game experience.

from Colgate Athletics
HAMILTON – The Colgate Raider Report Podcast is back and better than ever. Brought to you by Colgate Athletics and WKXZ-FM, host Eric Malanoski interviewed three new head coaches and one assistant coach in the first podcast of 2020. Malanoski spoke to women's lacrosse head coach Kathy Taylor, women's soccer head coach Lyndse Hokanson, interim director of track and field Harlis Meaders, and women's basketball assistant coach Lauren Ellis.

from the NLL
The Rochester Knighthawks (0-4) will begin their back-to-back game weekend Saturday night as they welcome the defending NLL Champion Calgary Roughnecks (2-2) to the Blue Cross Arena at 7 pm ET.

from Siena Athletics
LOUDONVILLE, NY – The Siena Women's Lacrosse team and head coach Abigail Rehfuss have announced the addition of sophomore transfer Hannah Field to the program. Field, a native of Watervliet, comes to Siena from Bryant University. She will be eligible to play for the Saints immediately for the upcoming 2020 season.

from the Premier Lacrosse League
With the upcoming PLL Expansion Draft, Entry Level Draft and College Draft, here is all of the info you need to know to not miss any of it.

Friday January 17, 2020 10:45AM

from Ithaca College Athletics
ITHACA, N.Y. – With the men's lacrosse season roughly one month away from getting underway, long-time head coach Jeff Long officially announced the addition of Torin Varn to fill out his coaching staff for the upcoming 2020 season. The Bombers are set to head into their 54th season as a varsity program with Long at the helm for the 33rd season.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
Jeff Teat, a perennial Tewaaraton Award nominee, will look to cap a career that has been both workmanlike and stellar.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
Following the Spring Premiere in San Antonio earlier this month, Myers and the U.S. team staff narrowed the training roster to 24 players, just one above the maximum allowed under World Lacrosse rules. The U19 team won both of its games in San Antonio, beating Team Premiere 17-3 and Japan 14-2.

Pat Hackler (Skaneateles) reamins on the roster.

from Baltimore Business Journal
The U.S. Lacrosse Convention, or LaxCon, will return to Charm City in 2021 and 2022 after two years in Philadelphia, organizers announced this week. The 2021 gathering is scheduled for Jan. 15-17 and is expected to draw between 7,000 and 7,500 participants.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
Thorimbert has appeared in all four games for Rochester this season, scoring one goal with 29 loose balls while ranking fifth in the NLL with 50 face-off wins. He recently surpassed Geoff Snider for first all-time in league history in career face-off wins.


Thursday January 16, 2020 9:45AM


Wednesday January 15, 2020 10:15AM
from WCTV.TV
The devastation of Hurricane Michael inspired relief efforts that span the country. But on Tuesday, it hit closer to home. WCTV's story caught the attention of one Tallahassee family who has a son on a college lacrosse team from upstate New York. The Colgate University Men's Lacrosse team help a small North Florida fire department rebuild a temporary fire house. (Video 2:31)

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- For the first time in 32 seasons, Kevin Donahue will not be on the sidelines of the Syracuse lacrosse team this spring.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Syracuse lacrosse midfielder Brendan Curry likes to occasionally watch highlights of his father, Todd, playing for the Orange.

from WHEC.com
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The City of Rochester is taking a big step toward turning the old Marina Auto Soccer Stadium complex into a sports center for local kids. On Tuesday, Mayor Lovely Warren unveiled the $2.1 million plan to remodel a building next to the stadium into an indoor training facility called The Maguire Project. There are other plans for the former stadium as well.

from The Daily Orange
Inside Lacrosse’s preseason Atlantic Coast Conference rankings this morning placed No. 8 Syracuse fourth, behind No. 1 Virginia, No. 6 Duke and No. 7 Notre Dame. Midfielder Brendan Curry and defender Nick Mellen were named to the publication’s 13-man preseason all-conference team.

from Sage Athletics
It all begins on February 22nd at Western Connecticut.

from the World Lacrosse Foundation
Live auction of new and gently used designer purses. Complimentary Pizza provided by Nick's Tomato Pie and full cash bar. A fun night with auctioneer Mike Powell. This event is being held to support the Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation. The foundation sends support moments to sick and severely injured lacrosse players. TICKETS $10. For more information on the foundations mission visit www.worldlacrosse.org

from the Rochester Knighthawks
The Rochester Knighthawks are headed into their first of two weekends this season that they’ll be in action on back-to-back game nights. The weekend will prove to be another tough test for the expansion-era Knighthawks, who on Saturday host the defending National Lacrosse League champion Calgary Roughnecks before traveling to take on the Philadelphia Wings on Sunday.

from TopLaxRecruits.com
Rumson-Fair Haven (NJ) 2021 midfield/attack Ava Poupard of T3 Lacrosse Shore Black 2021 has made a verbal commitment to play Division I lacrosse at SUNY at Albany.


Tuesday January 14, 2020 10:50AM
from Dan Witmer / JustLacrosse Upstate
High school lacrosse practices start in nine weeks. Nine. Ugh! Temperatures were in the 60s this past weekend, and weather like that isn’t going to make the next few months any easier if you’re looking for your lacrosse fix. Don’t worry – I’ve got your back.

from WTXL.com
TALLAHASSEE, Fl. (WTXL) — Lacrosse is continuing to grow in the big bend, and a team from upstate New York is down in Tallahassee for the first ever D1 lacrosse match in the capital city.

While the Colgate Raiders prepare for a scrimmage match with Jacksonville on Tuesday, the team also decided to help teach the game of lacrosse. Colgate players and coaches held a small clinic Sunday afternoon for kids who are in 8th grade and younger.

from the Premier Lacrosse League
With the PLL Expansion Draft around the corner, head coaches of the original six clubs were required to submit their protected rosters Monday by 5pm ET. Here is a breakdown of who was and was not protected.

from Inside Lacrosse
In a down year for the Great Danes, Patterson was still the league’s best player. He earned conference Player of the Year honors with a balanced 57 points (25G, 32A). He’s clearly the top offensive force in the league, and with opinions out of the Capital Region suggesting that the Danes will bounce back from a disappointing season, expect his point production to go up.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Chase Scanlan’s early impression of the Syracuse lacrosse team last spring was similar to that of many others who compete against the Orange. Namely, SU has some guys who know how to play the game.

from LaxAllStars.com
Pro lacrosse news broke Monday night that Major League Lacrosse is no longer going to follow the traditional franchise model with the MLL teams and will instead become a single-entity league.

Monday January 13, 2020 10:30AM
from Eagle News
The team announced that Wyatt Weil, a member of the 2019 state Division I championship team, was diagnosed with positive acute lymphobiastic leukemia, and would receive treatments in South Carolina, where he was just about to graduate after training with the United States Marine Corps.

To honor Weil (also a member of LaFayette’s 2019 boys lacrosse state Class C championship team), the Cougars sold “Wyatt Strong” bracelets at Meachem Rink during last Tuesday’s game against Fulton, with all proceeds helping to pay for Weil’s treatments.


Sunday January 12, 2020 10:45AM

from NLL.com
Establishing a winning culture within an expansion franchise is a slow and steady process. And while the new Rochester Knighthawks may not win the race to the NLL Cup in their first NLL season, the team’s patient approach of improving game-by-game could still bring their city, one with a rich lacrosse history, a championship in the coming years.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
(Toronto, ON) – A thrilling back-and-forth offensive battle between the Rochester Knighthawks (0-4) and Toronto Rock (3-1) came down to the final minute with the Knighthawks ultimately coming up a goal short in a 13-12 loss to the Rock Saturday at Scotiabank Arena. Saturday’s matchup north of the border was the second of a home-and-home series between the two teams.

Saturday January 11, 2020 12:15AM
from Tallahassee Democrat
Additionally, Colgate’s first practice of the season will be Sunday from 9-11 a.m. at Maclay and is open to the public, followed by a free clinic – eighth grade and younger – from 12-1 p.m.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- One of the attributes that has earned Drake Porter the position as starting goalie for the Syracuse lacrosse team is his knack of quickly getting over bad goals he allows.

He has something of a personal 10-second rule. If he’s upset about an opposing score, he keeps his stewing to that time frame and then moves on.

from the Buffalo Bandits
The Buffalo Bandits’ first game of the 2020 calendar year will be a matchup of two teams looking to bounce back and return to the win column. The Bandits return from a week-long break with their first road trip of the season as they will head down south to take on the Georgia Swarm on Saturday at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth, Georgia. Faceoff is at 7 p.m.

Friday January 10, 2020 9:30AM
from Syracuse.com
The 2020 men’s lacrosse season could turn into one of high expectations as Desko has one of his most talented and deep rosters in years, including a new player willing to take on the legendary No. 22.

from SUNY Cortland Athletics
SUNY Cortland Future Red Dragons Youth Lacrosse Clinic information and registration.

from the Buffalo Bandits
As the longest-tenured draftee of the Bandits (selected 21st overall in the 2009 NLL Draft), Priolo embarks on his 11th season as the most consistent defenseman in the league. Yes, he has been a bridesmaid six times as the runner-up for Defenseman of the Year honors, and, yes, he is one of the fiercest competitors out on the turf, but it’s the burning desire to share his undeniable passion and knowledge of the game with each and every teammate. He wants them to be better.

from US Lacrosse
US Lacrosse has produced and released the 2020 National Federation of State High School Associations Rules Interpretation videos. These videos go over the significant rules changes for this year, and points of emphasis.


Thursday January 9, 2020 9:30AM

from the Premier Lacrosse League
LOS ANGELES, CA. (January 9, 2020) - The Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) announced today the official launch of its podcast network, “PLL Podcasts." The podcast network will launch this Saturday with the debut of “Unbuckled Chinstrap with Paul Rabil”. In this series, the PLL Co-Founder and Atlas LC midfielder will sit down for one-on-one conversations with the league’s most dominant and entertaining players.

from GLaxFive.net
The Rochester Women's Lacrosse Officials orgianization has a training session set for new officials that starts next week. Information on the program can be found on their New Officials page.

12:15AM
from Prospect Media Hous / Graph-Tex
This tournament has turned from a simple idea into an Upstate, New York lacrosse tradition. Active high school and college players from Devision I to III gather in Homer, New York in order to test their skills in the muddy arena, and play for the coveted Winter Classic Cup. Five teams constructed of some of the best players around the area battle to take home that grand prize.

from Hobart Athletics
GENEVA, N.Y.—The Hobart College lacrosse team will open the 2020 season one month from today, hosting Canisius College on Saturday, Feb. 8. It will be the first of three straight home games to start the program's 118th varsity season.

from Syracuse Athletics
Syracuse men's lacrosse head coach John Desko begins the 2020 season with his press conference at the team's annual media day.

from US Lacrosse Magazine
Gen Xers rejoice. The Gait brothers are back in business. Gait Lacrosse, the equipment brand with a cult following, relaunched this fall after a four-year hiatus. The new line included legacy products like the Gait Torque head and Gait Ice handle, as well as a women’s head, the Gait Air.

from the Rochester Knighthawks
After a week off, the Rochester Knighthawks are heading north of the border looking for redemption in the second half of a home-and-home set against the Toronto Rock at Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday.

Wednesday January 8, 2020 9:15AM

from Robert Morris Athletics
Moon Township, Pa. – Robert Morris University men's lacrosse head coach Andrew McMinn has announced the addition of Ben Tackett as a volunteer assistant coach. Tackett played his collegiate lacrosse at the Rochester Institute of Technology from 2015-18, where he was a short-stick defensive midfielder. He was selected as a team captain as a senior and earned Intercollegiate Men's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IMLCA) East Region Defensive Player of the Year and Honorable Mention All-American plaudits.

12:15AM
from MyTwinTiers.com
Seth has been a three year starter on the Corning Hawk lacrosse team. During that time, Seth gathered 103 ground balls and accomplished a 95 clear percentage in games.

from Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- In response to a combination of opportunity and necessity, Syracuse lacrosse coach John Desko made the decision to overload his lineup with young, unproven players the past two seasons.

from the Premier Lacrosse League
The PLL season will begin for the second consecutive year at Gillette Stadium with a primetime matchup under the lights on Friday, May 29th and will be followed by two games on Saturday, May 30th. PLL action is scheduled to return to Foxborough following a successful opening weekend in 2019 that was highlighted by two overtime games.



Upstate Boys Schedule Sneak Peek
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New Commitments from Inside Lacrosse
Chris Adornato M 2021 Christian Brothers Academy Syracuse (NY) Fairfield

Terrence Lacewell M 2021 Christian Brothers Academy (NJ) Siena

Barrett White M 2021 Episcopal High School (VA) Syracuse

Jonathan Bouvier A 2020 St John's High School (MA) Skidmore



















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