April 24, 2014
Lacrosse Magazine: May 2014

About Lacrosse Magazine

Lacrosse Magazine, owned and published by US Lacrosse, the national governing body of men’s and women’s lacrosse, is circulated to over 400,000 members of the organization as one of the benefits of membership.

Lacrosse Magazine Mission Statement

Lacrosse Magazine connects the sport's community, educates players, coaches and officials, entertains fans and keeps the membership of US Lacrosse informed.

In the Latest Issue — May 2014

COVER STORY – BC on the Brink

Once an ACC laughingstock, Boston College has May Madness on the mind. Can the Eagles rise to the occasion behind stars like Mikaela Rix and Covie Stanwick?


Our Lacrosse Angel
Twenty-one yars after her tragic death, Heather Leigh Albert remains a source of inspiration to her family, the lacross community, and the HLA Award winners who excel in her memory at the US Lacrosse National Tournament
by Brian Logue 

May Madness
A special 13-page package has stops at Boston College, North Carolina, Johns Hopkins, Virginia, Bryant and Cornell, plus a trip back in time with stories of NCAA tournament lore told by past champions. 
by Lacrosse Magazine Staff 

Understanding Impact
A US Lacrosse-funded accelerometer study with the Princeton men's and women's lacrosse teams could change the way we think about head injuries in our sport. 
by Paul Ohanian 

Matchup Nightmare
At 6-foot-4, 240 pounds, Garrett Thul was an unstoppable force at Army, a status he has maintained in the MLL and as one of the 30 hopefuls for the U.S. Men's National team.
by Corey McLaughlin 

MLL Breakdown
Kyle Sweeney and Brodie Merrill have reunited in Boston. But are the Cannons Contenders? LM's MLL preview breaks down all eight teams.

Chesapeake Bayhawks
Denver Outlaws
Boston Cannons
Charlotte Hounds
Florida Launch
New York Lizards
Ohio Machine
Rochester Rattlers 


From the Editor: As Good as Gold
His Space: A Pitch With A Catch
Her Space: Straight to the Source
Boyle Point: The Two-Man Trend


Chatting about life, lacrosse, and everything with former Franklyn & Marshall player and current NFL agent Peter Schaffer

Your Edge
Defensive tips from Triology Lacrosse and MLL stalwart Chad Wiedmaier and midfield work from the notebook of Duke and U.S. Women's Taylor Trimble. 

Give and Go
With the US Lacrosse WCLA Natioinal Championships on the horizon (May 7-10 in Virginia Beach, Va.), LM shoots the breeze with Georgia peach Kelly Arnhardt.  

How to Receive Lacrosse Magazine (Subscriptions)

Now in its 35th year, Lacrosse Magazine is available only to members of US Lacrosse as one of the many benefits of membership. Membership dues help US Lacrosse fuel the growth of the game nationwide. Join US Lacrosse today to start your subscription to Lacrosse Magazine.

Non-youth members receive all issues of the magazine. Youth members (age 14 and under) currently receive the February, March, April, May, July and October issues, but have the option to upgrade to all issues with their membership.

New members must join at least one month prior to an issue month in order to receive the next issue. For example, to receive the July issue, a member must join US Lacrosse before the address file is pulled from the database by June 1.

When quantities permit, additional copies or back issues of Lacrosse Magazine can be purchased through US Lacrosse. The cost of each issue is $5 for members and $6 for non-members, inclusive of postage. To inquire about quantities, please e-mail info@uslacrosse.org.

Some members have noticed that the address label on the magazine is now being printed upside down. This is not a printing error. This is a new requirement from the USPS for periodicals using co-mail (which we do). The only way to print addresses right-side up would be to move them to the back cover, which we do not favor doing at this time.

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Unsolicited story ideas, articles and photographs are welcome, as are "Letters to the Editor." Contact the Lacrosse Magazine staff here.

With some exceptions, Lacrosse Magazine uses the Associated Press style. Submissions should be written using a word processor software program (Microsoft Word is preferred) and e-mailed as an attachment to the editor. Be sure the subject of the e-mail reflects what type of submission is being sent. Please observe editorial deadlines.

Digital photographs should be submitted in the form of original, unedited JPEGs. Suggested captions are welcome. Photographs may be submitted via CD or e-mail. Prints also are accepted and are returned upon request. Photographer credit is published when supplied.

Copyright Notice

Reproduction of any content within Lacrosse Magazine without the written consent of US Lacrosse and the writer, photographer or artist is prohibited.


Photographs appearing in Lacrosse Magazine remain the copyrighted property of the photographer and cannot be sold or distributed to individuals by US Lacrosse staff. Individuals interested in securing reprints of images that appear in LM should contact the photographer directly. Some photographers make their images available for redistribution. Others do not. There may be a fee involved in securing a reprint. The following LM photographers can provide reprints of their images for personal use only (no commercial use):

     * Joe Rogate — joerogate@aol.com
     * John Strohsacker — john@laxphotos.com 
     * Greg Wall — gewall11@aol.com
     * THSphoto.com/Steve DeMeo — www.thsphoto.com   

Lacrosse Magazine Online

US Lacrosse maintains Lacrosse Magazine Online (LMO) at www.laxmagazine.com. LMO features daily lacrosse news and scores directly from lacrosse-playing colleges. LMO also includes originally-produced features and news briefs covering all levels of play. Occasional feature articles printed in Lacrosse Magazine are re-published at LMO, and vice versa. The online component of Lacrosse Magazine will do things that a printed publication can’t – provide news, scores and information in a timely manner.

About Lacrosse Magazine and US Lacrosse

As the sport’s national governing body, US Lacrosse exists to develop lacrosse while preserving its integrity. The organization employs Lacrosse Magazine to communicate to its members and the greater lacrosse community philosophies and policies designed to ensure lacrosse’s growth in a manner that reflects US Lacrosse’s mission and vision. Articles and advertisements in apparent conflict with the organization’s mission and vision are subject to review and action by an Editorial Review Board. The magazine predates the organization, having been owned and published by the former Lacrosse Foundation from 1978 to the 1998 inception of US Lacrosse.



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