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Crease Collapse of the Week: Cade van Raaphorst

Crease Collapse of the Week: Cade van Raaphorst By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Jun 22, 2022 A defender’s duty isn’t done when their assignment passes out of the dodge; they’re done when they gain possession or the shot clock strikes :00. The best off-ball defenders wait until the :52 expires to exhale. They hunt for […]

Player of the Week: Trevor Baptiste

Two-time Paul Cantabene Faceoff Athlete of the Year Trevor Baptiste (Atlas LC) dominated in Week 2. Baptiste won 83.3% of faceoffs, buried a goal, dished an assist, and tallied a second assist on a tic tac toe fast break goal.

Head-to-Head Matchup Preview: Rexrode vs. Lyle

Both the Cannons and Atlas had a lot to be happy about following their opening weekend victories. Now as the two teams look ahead to the upcoming weekend in Charlotte, they’ll face off against one another in a rematch of last season’s quarterfinals. With quite a few storylines to keep an eye on in this game, perhaps one of the most exciting is the matchup between Lyle Thompson and Michael Rexrode.

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.

Training Camp Preview: Atlas LC

Training Camp Preview: Atlas LC By Josh Schafer | May 29, 2022 Tweet Atlas returns after a strong 2021 run led by a cast of young characters. Last offseason, Rubeor parted ways with some of the game’s best offensive players of the past decade in Paul Rabil, Rob Pannell and Ryan Brown. The aggressive move […]

Family Style for a Family Man: Koby Smith

Atlas head coach Ben Rubeor and his team pride themselves in their family style of play, an emphasis on working hard for one another. This on-field mentality and locker room culture led the Bulls all the way to the semifinals last season. With two first round picks in the college draft this year, Rubeor looked to add two of the top players in college lacrosse to fit into the family.

Atlas LC: 2022 College Draft Needs

Atlas LC: 2022 College Draft Needs By Joe Keegan PLL Analyst Apr 29, 2022 Dodging midfielders Atlas LC attempted more shots following initiations from the midfield than any team in the league – but shot only 22.2% on those looks. Bryan Costabile (10-for-50 unassisted), Dan Bucaro (9-for-49 unassisted), and Romar Dennis (8-for-33 unassisted) were able […]