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2022 Players Top 50: #41 Ryan Conrad

2022 Players Top 50: #41 Ryan Conrad By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Dec 5, 2022 The second overall pick of the 2019 College Draft out of Virginia, Ryan Conrad’s potential was finally unlocked by the Waterdogs in 2022. Pigeonholed as a transition starter early in his career, Conrad showed his offensive skillset in his third […]

2022 Players Top 50: #42 Jack Hannah

2022 Players Top 50: #42 Jack Hannah By Sarah Griffin Dec 5, 2022 Jack Hannah made his mark in his rookie season with the Waterdogs. He was fearless for the Dogs taking 65 shots, tied for third-highest in the league with Atlas’s Bryan Costabile. Now with a professional championship already under his belt, the sky’s […]

2022 Players Top 50: #43 Brodie Merrill

2022 Players Top 50: #43 Brodie Merrill By Sarah Griffin Dec 5, 2022 There’s only one athlete in the world with an award named after him while still actively playing. At 41 years old in his 18th season, Brodie Merrill continued to set the standard for not just long stick midfielders but lacrosse players everywhere […]

2022 Players Top 50: #44 Connor Fields

2022 Players Top 50: #44 Connor Fields By Sarah Griffin Dec 5, 2022 In a stacked Archers offense, Connor Fields makes his mark at the midfield playing alongside Tom Schreiber. Fields brings a dimension to his game that not many defenses can answer to with all the talent on the Archers’ O. Fields does so […]

2022 Players Top 50: #45 Myles Jones

2022 Players Top 50: #45 Myles Jones By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Dec 5, 2022 After finishing 14th on the 2021 Players Top 50 following a career year, Myles Jones dropped to 45th in 2022. Jones is still one of the best passing midfielders in the league – dishing six second assists (3rd in PLL). […]

2022 Players Top 50: #46 CJ Costabile

2022 Players Top 50: #46 CJ Costabile By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Dec 5, 2022 In his 11th professional season, CJ Costabile was named a 2nd-team All-Pro long-stick midfielder. Costabile became the fifth-highest-scoring long pole of all-time. Only Brodie Merrill (146), Scott Ratliff (105), Michael Ehrhardt (84), and Kyle Sweeney (72) have more points among […]

2022 Players Top 50: #47 Jake Withers

2022 Players Top 50: #47 Jake Withers By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Dec 5, 2022 The clamp is the most critical component of the faceoff. Control the clamp, and you win 68.4% of faceoffs on average. It’s why faceoff athletes fight for every millimeter as they line up. Push for any degree past 90° that […]

2022 Players Top 50: #48 Bryce Young

2022 Players Top 50: #48 Bryce Young By Sarah Griffin Dec 5, 2022 Whipsnakes defenders Bryce Young and Matt Dunn have been teammates now for over six years, dating back to their college days at the University of Maryland. Two staples to the Whips’ defense since the inaugural 2019 season, I talked with each of […]

2022 Players Top 50: #49 Jules Heningburg

2022 Players Top 50: #49 Jules Heningburg By Sarah Griffin Dec 5, 2022 In 2021, Jules Heningburg made the move from attack to midfield for the Redwoods. Since then, we’ve continued to see his game evolve as he becomes more and more versatile. With the Woods’ midfield more stacked than ever with the breakout season […]

2022 Players Top 50: #50 Mike Manley

2022 Players Top 50: #50 Mike Manley By Sarah Griffin | Dec 5, 2022 Tweet “He plays hard. People are scared of him, and that’s why we love him on our defense,” remarked Chrome’s short stick d-middie Ryan Terefenko on veteran defenseman Mike Manley. It may be Manley’s first time in the Players Top 50, […]