Breaking down the 17 returning players, 5 newcomers, battle for the righty attack spot, and the best unit: defense.
Here’s what the champs have been up to since hoisting the Cup in Philadelphia.
Kyle Bernlohr On the Whipsnakes’ OT-Thriller and Why the Archers Are A Scary Team On Paper By PLL | May 21, 2020 Whipsnakes goalie Kyle Bernlohr will forever hold a piece of history within the PLL as the first-ever champion. After losing three National Championships while playing at the University of Maryland, the 12-11 OT […]
Each club has areas to address as they head into Wednesday’s draft. PLL analyst Jake Watts gives an overview on each team’s needs.
Jake Watts re-selects the top six picks from the 2019 PLL Draft.
NFL teams are going for it on fourth-and-2 about twice as often as they did in 2008. It’s time for lacrosse coach’s to go in the opposite direction – and to bring out the punters on fourth down.
Fast breaks can take different shapes. There are uneven breaks: 4-on-3, 5-on-4, 5-on-3. Then there are even strength breaks: 4-on-4 and 5-on-5. Even strength breaks are perfect opportunities for pass down pick downs.
Whipsnakes’ Off-Ball Screens and Cuts By Joe Keegan | Apr 14, 2020 Every offense aims to maximize its catch-and-shoot chances. Moving the ball (and the goalie) gives the shooter an advantage. Across the league, six-on-six shooting percentage jumps 50.7% (from 21.6% when unassisted to 32.6% when assisted) when a pass is made. For the Whipsnakes, […]
Top 10 Assisted Goal Scorers By Joe Keegan | Mar 30, 2020 Five of six offensive players are playing off-ball at all times. To be effective, those players need to know how to play without the ball in their stick. These ten pros can score in a number of different ways: backdoor cuts, slips off […]
The Top 10 Passers in the PLL By Jake Watts | Mar 27, 2020 The assist has long been the benchmark for ranking passers in lacrosse; a legacy stat that has its faults. The metric ignores the opportunities passers create that do not result in a goal. Shooters in the PLL missed 992 assisted shots […]