Sarah Griffin

Coach Brooks’ 4 Keys to the Championship Series

Coach Brooks’ 4 Keys to the Championship Series By Sarah Griffin Jan 24, 2023 For interim head coach and general managerSteven Brooks, building the Atlas’s 12-man roster for the Championship Series was about sticking to the team’s core value: family style. I spoke with Coach Brooks about his process these last couple months in assembling […]

Coach Stagnitta’s 4 Keys to the Championship Series

Coach Stagnitta’s 4 Keys to the Championship Series By Sarah Griffin Jan 24, 2023 If there’s one thing the Whipsnakes know about, it’s winning championships. The first-ever PLL champions, twelve Whips head to D.C. with hopes of becoming the first-ever winners of the Championship Series. With the most versatile roster in the tournament, their biggest […]

Coach Bates’ 4 Keys to the Championship Series

Coach Bates’ 4 Keys to the Championship Series By Sarah Griffin Jan 24, 2023 The fastest offense on two feet is about to get a whole lot faster. The 12-man roster is set, featuring a lot of offensive firepower and some new faces in the cage. I spoke with Archers head coach Chris Bates to […]

Coach Soudan’s 4 Keys to the Championship Series

Coach Soudan’s 4 Keys to the Championship Series By Sarah Griffin Jan 24, 2023 In constructing their Championship Series 12-man roster, the Chrome emphasized culture over everything. They’re confident in their ability to win one-on-one matchups, but defense remains a question. I spoke with Chrome head coach Tim Soudan to break down his twelve, and […]

Waterdogs LC captain Steve DeNapoli announces retirement

Waterdogs LC captain Steve DeNapoli announces retirement By Sarah Griffin Jan 19, 2023 After 12 years of professional lacrosse, Waterdogs short-stick defensive midfielder and captain Steve DeNapoli has announced his retirement.  Drafted in the fifth round of the 2011 MLL Draft by the Chesapeake Bayhawks, DeNapoli spent a majority of his professional career with the […]

2022 Players Top 50: #3 Trevor Baptiste

2022 Players Top 50: #3 Trevor Baptiste By Sarah Griffin Dec 16, 2022 To cap off one of the most dominant seasons by a faceoff specialist in professional lacrosse history, league MVP and 3x Paul Cantabene Face-off Athlete of the Year winner Trevor Baptiste was ranked #3 by his peers in the 2022 Players Top […]

2022 Players Top 50: #4 Jeff Teat

2022 Players Top 50: #4 Jeff Teat By Sarah Griffin Dec 15, 2022 The first overall pick in a stacked 2021 College Draft, expectations were high for Jeff Teat. After a stellar Rookie of the Year season last year, Teat came into 2022 with an even higher ceiling. Somehow, the star attackman continues to exceed […]

2022 Players Top 50: #5 Michael Ehrhardt

2022 Players Top 50: #5 Michael Ehrhardt By Sarah Griffin Dec 15, 2022 The now four-time winner of the Brodie Merrill LSM of the Year Award, Michael Ehrhardt is the best in the world at his craft.  With a repertoire of skill, stamina, physicality, and size, few can outmatch and none can outmuscle Ehrhardt. His […]

2022 Players Top 50: #7 Zach Currier

2022 Players Top 50: #7 Zach Currier By Sarah Griffin Dec 14, 2022 To say someone is the “best in the world” at anything sounds like an exaggeration. However, in the case of Zach Currier, to call him the best two-way player in lacrosse is nothing but the truth. Waterdogs head coach Andy Copelan prides […]

2022 Players Top 50: #9 Matt Rambo

2022 Players Top 50: #9 Matt Rambo By Sarah Griffin Dec 14, 2022 The offensive catalyst for the Whipsnakes, Matt Rambo remains in the Top 10 for the fourth year in a row. Fearless and tough, physically there may not be a tougher attackman to contain. Rambo will do whatever it takes to win a […]