California Redwoods attackman Chris Gray

What to know about PLL’s 19-man rosters for Philadelphia weekend

By PLL | Jun 14, 2024

Boston Cannons

The Cannons will dress faceoff specialist Zac Tucci for the second week in a row. Tucci will go up against his former team, the Waterdogs, who did not include a faceoff specialist on their 19-man roster. Additionally, JD Colarusso will make his debut in a Cannons uniform, backing up Colin Kirst. Adam Ghitelman is inactive for this week. – Sarah Griffin

California Redwoods

After a two-week delay, Redwoods fans will get their first look at Chris Gray in the green and yellow. Gray put up 37 points for the Atlas last season (22G, 2T, 13A), good for fourth in the PLL. He’ll play midfield in his Redwoods debut, and now opposing defenses will have to account for his and Garrett Degnon’s range coming out of the substitution box. On the other side of the ball, Chris Conlin, a rookie from Notre Dame, will make his professional debut at close defense. With Conlin’s move to close, Holden Garlent bumps up to long-stick midfielder to pair with Jared Conners, and Ryan Kennedy was left off the 19-man roster this week. Jerome Taylor

Carolina Chaos

Eric Dobson will play his first professional lacrosse game in place of the injured Sergio Perkovic. There are no other surprises in the Chaos lineup ahead of the team’s fourth game. – Hayden Lewis

Maryland Whipsnakes

After not scoring a second-half goal until 3:08 left in the game against the Cannons last week, head coach Jim Stagnitta is shaking up the offense by inserting both Kevin Winkoff and Jack Koras into the mix. Winkoff brings range as an outside shooter while Koras can provide instant offense off of the wings like he did at the University of Maryland. Both are making their Whipsnakes debuts this weekend. Defensively, Brett Kennedy is inserted in place of rookie Stephen Zupicich at LSM. Kennedy showed flashes last year in the middle of the field and will now see his first game action of 2024.  – Adam Lamberti

New York Atlas

After starting on the reserve roster in Week 1, Dylan Molloy got his shot when Connor Shellenberger was ruled out for the second game of the Atlas’ doubleheader in Albany. Molloy’s impressed out of the box with five points since. He swaps places with Reid Bowering heading into Week 3. (No cause for panic Atlas fans: Shellenberger is very much in the lineup this week.) – Lauren Merola

Philadelphia Waterdogs

Marcus Hudgins gets his first pro action at close defense. Chris Sabia is out after his injury in Week 1 and Kenny Brower is still out, as well, so there’s only one LSM in the lineup. Also, no faceoff man once again. – Wyatt Miller

Utah Archers

Troy Hettinger will make his Archers on Saturday as the third pole in three weeks to fill in as Utah’s second LSM. The club will be hoping the 2023 No. 12 overall pick’s experience in five games for the Chrome last year will pay off after they played rookies Jack DiBenedetto and Colby Barsz the first two weeks. Otherwise, the rest of the 19-man roster is the status quo from Albany and Charlotte. – Zach Carey