Clamp for a Cause: The goal behind Trevor Baptiste’s faceoff wins and new PLL record By Lauren Merola Jun 21, 2023 This season, victory comes at a price, and it’s one Trevor Baptiste is willing to pay. For every win at the stripe, the Atlas faceoff specialist will donate a portion of his salary to […]
Weekend Takeaways from Columbus By Sarah Griffin Jun 19, 2023 Archers: Not an Archers’ problem but a Chaos advantage Some days you’re the highest-scoring offense in the league. Other days you run into Blaze Riorden and the Chaos defense. I’ll delve deeper into just how good Blaze and the Chaos defense was on Saturday later […]
How Mike Pressler makes every day hump day on Atlas LC By Lauren Merola Jun 14, 2023 Atlas coach Mike Pressler has the team’s week scheduled down to the minute.  There’s a virtual captains meeting on Tuesday. Then a coaches meeting. And a team meeting – no longer than 30 minutes – Tuesday night, and […]
Atlas vs Whipsnakes Photo Gallery Jun 13, 2023 Trevor Baptiste and Petey LaSalla battled at faceoff on Saturday with Baptiste winning enough to get Atlas the victory (Photo courtesy of Nick Ieradi). Trevor Baptiste won 65% of faceoffs versus the Whipsnakes, but credited Petey LaSalla for effectively making each draw a battle (Photo courtesy of […]
Weekend Takeaways from Charlotte By Sarah Griffin Jun 12, 2023 1. Archers: Do the Archers have the most complete roster in the league? Not exactly a burning hot take. Even without Grant Ament in the lineup, the Archers saw goals from eight different players. You know what you’re getting from arguably the best player in […]
Offensive coordinator Steven Brooks drew up not one, but two, successful out-of-timeout plays against the Whipsnakes’ defense – each with options and wrinkles we’re bound to see throughout the summer.
Three Takeaways from Atlas Lacrosse Club’s Week 1 Loss By Lauren Merola Jun 6, 2023 Atlas dropped its first game of the season, 13-12, to the Redwoods on Saturday. Despite a competitive game through four quarters, Atlas showed some rust. The team trailed the Redwoods wire-to-wire. There were dropped passes, high shots and shot-clock confusion.   […]
One Takeaway From Each Team’s Opening Weekend By Sarah Griffin | Jun 5, 2023 Tweet 1. Archers: A mix of the old and the new creates the perfect on and off-field chemistry for the Archers The Archers saw a lot change this offseason losing some big names. The departures of Marcus Holman, Will Manny, and […]
Atlas vs Redwoods Photo Gallery Jun 9, 2023 Albany showed out in a major way for the first weekend of the PLL’s 2023 season (Photo courtesy of Nick Ieradi). Mike Pressler walking onto the field for his first game as the Atlas head coach (Photo courtesy of Nick Ieradi). The Redwoods celebrate a game-opening goal […]
What Atlas LC’s 19-man Roster Moves Mean for the Club By Lauren Merola Jun 2, 2023 Atlas LC made its first round of training-camp cuts after releasing midfielders Zak Lanoue and Quinn McCahon, attackman Kyle Long and goalie JD Colarusso to the Player Pool on Tuesday. The club then decided on its 19-man, Week 1 […]