Joe Keegan

Crease Collapse of the Week: Liam Byrnes

Crease Collapse of the Week: Liam Byrnes By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Jun 13, 2022 The Waterdogs defense slides a lot. They got exposed early in ’21. Opponents buried 40.7% of their assisted shots thru the 4th of July. After moving Liam Byrnes from LSM to close defense, that number plummeted to 24.7%. Byrnes cleans up teammates’ mistakes. […]

Crease Collapses of the Week: Week 1

Crease Collapses of the Week: Week 1 By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Jun 7, 2022 I couldn’t pick one this week. Let’s make up for lost time with two (2) Crease Collapses of the Week. CCOTW #1: Matt Dunn fills from the weak side after Chaos LC creates an advantage in the sub game. In […]

Danny Logan: Lockdown SSDM

Danny Logan is a fifth pole on the field for Atlas LC. The Denver product won the 2021 George Boiardi Hard Hat SSDM Award as a rookie – and he continues to prove he can match up with any time of dodger.

Film Study: Nichtern-MacIntosh pick-n-rolls

Brendan Nichtern and Jordan MacIntosh created pick-n-roll chemistry immediately. The West Point product attacked his matchup – 2021 Dave Pietramala Defender of the Year Graeme Hossack – fearlessly. He created shots for himself and for others, especially with MacIntosh picking for him.

Chanenchuk comes up clutch in 9-8 victory

With a minute remaining, the Whipsnakes defense made a huge stop and clear. Tied at 8-8, the two-time champions drained the clock for the last shot, putting the ball in Mike Chanenchuk’s (3G) stick.

2022 Training Camp Journal: Part II

2022 Training Camp Journal: Part II By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Jun 1, 2022 All eight teams scrimmaged on Tuesday afternoon for two 25-minute running time halves. Redwoods held off a late Waterdogs surge for a “win.” Atlas controlled the tempo and looked surgical against Chrome. Archers got offense from three poles to make up […]

2022 Training Camp Journal: Part I

2022 Training Camp Journal: Part I By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst May 31, 2022 Share This With Friends Through three days of two-a-days, all eight teams have taken huge strides. Dropped passes from Day 1 are now “one more” touch passes for dunks. Missed help defense duties have turned into smothering second slides. All eight […]