52 Senior Men’s teams are set to play box lacrosse in the IBLA across the United States this summer. American box lacrosse is ready for a revolution.
These Defensemen dive to win the endline chase, fly cross crease to deliver a vicious slide, snag skip passes out of the air, and yell calls out that echo through the stadium.
Whether teams have storied traditions like Johns Hopkins, Syracuse, Maryland, Cornell, and other blue blood programs or they have existed for less than a decade, everything is on the line once the season officially starts on February 1st.
Players need to have the same intensity in January as they would in a playoff game in May, but that’s not an easy thing to do as the grind of the preseason takes its toll.
Walking into Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario to watch the Premier Lacrosse League games I tried to imagine being a lacrosse obsessed 12 year old again.