Rochester Rattlers

Team Schedule

Overall Pct. Conf. Pct. Streak Home Away Neutral
0-3 .000 0-0 .000 Lost 3 0-0 0-3 0-0

Date Opponent Result Time/Status Links
Apr. 23 at New York L, 19-16 Final
Apr. 30 at Charlotte L, 14-11 Final
May. 14 at Boston L, 15-14 Final - OT
May. 28 Chesapeake 6:00 PM
Jun. 2 Ohio 7:30 PM
Jun. 11 at Chesapeake 7:30 PM
Jun. 18 at Denver 9:30 PM
Jun. 25 at Ohio 5:00 PM
Jul. 2 Boston 5:00 PM
Jul. 16 Charlotte 4:30 PM
Jul. 23 New York 5:00 PM
Jul. 28 Denver 7:30 PM
Jul. 30 at Florida 7:30 PM
Aug. 4 Atlanta 7:30 PM

All times Eastern


Team Conf All GF GA


May 26, 2016
Work Ethic Powers Sankey's Continued Evolution
The MLL's Rookie of the Year has continued to shine for Charlotte, using a strong work ethic to work his way to the top 10 in scoring so far in 2016.

May 25, 2016
Catching Up With Young Gun MLL Star Will Manny
Former UMass attackman and Tewaaraton Award finalist Will Manny is currently Major League Lacrosse's leading scorer and a key leader for the Boston Cannons.

May 23, 2016
Openly Gay Players, Coaches Find Refuge in Lacrosse
They stand with you. With the second-annual Courage Game on tap Sunday as part of the Memorial Day weekend festivities in Philadelphia, we revisit our March edition feature on lacrosse's LGBT leaders.

May 21, 2016
Lizards Hand Hounds First Loss of Season
There's a logjam at the top of the Major League Lacrosse Standings with five teams now at 3-1. New York's Rob Pannell scored eight goals to lead the Lizards past Charlotte in a 21-18 shootout, giving the Hounds their first loss of the season.

May 20, 2016
Back With Rattlers, Crotty Aims at Title Repeat
After two years and an MLL championship with the Lizards, Ned Crotty is back with the Rochester Rattlers - looking to lead the team that first drafted him back to the playoffs.

May 15, 2016
Brodie Merrill Launches Hail Mary 2-Pointer

May 14, 2016
Photo Gallery: St. Thomas vs. Grand Valley (MCLA DII Final)
St. Thomas grabbed its fifth MCLA championship, downing Grand Valley State in the Division II finals at Chapman. Photos by Michael Farrel.

May 14, 2016
MLL Roundup: Merrill's Hail Mary Saves Cannons
Boston's Brodie Merrill launched a 92-yard prayer that sailed into the dark and landed in the back of the Rochester net as time expired Saturday, sending the game to overtime, where Davey Emala won it for the Cannons.

May 13, 2016
Levens a Mental and Physical Coach for Atlanta Blaze
Former NFL running back Dorsey Levens is the strength and conditioning coach for MLL's expansion Atlanta Blaze.

May 5, 2016
Comeback Season Ahead for Bayhawks and Mundorf?
Two games into the 2016 MLL season, the Bayhawks and Brendan Mundorf are attempting — and thus far succeeding — at finally turning misfortunes around.

May 4, 2016
Keegan: The Tough World of Two-Man Game Defense
Joe Keegan digs deep in the variables associated with two-man game defense at the game's highest level.

April 30, 2016
MLL Roundup: Bayhawks' Abbott and Ossello Take Over
Two unlikely offensive heroes emerged Saturday for the Chesapeake Bayhawks, with Matt Abbott and Nick Ossello providing most of the scoring punch in a 12-8 win over the Florida Launch.

April 23, 2016
MLL Roundup: Danowski Spoils Atlanta Debut
Matt Danowski scored four goals as Chesapeake rallied for a 16-13 win at Atlanta in the debut game for the Blaze. New York, Ohio and Charlotte also emerged victorious in the league's opening night.

April 22, 2016
MLL Top 50 Players: Rabil, Wolf, Pannell Top the List
Joe Keegan and Tom Bovee end the countdown of Major League Lacrosse's Top 50 players with the Top 10, headed by Paul Rabil, Jordan Wolf and Rob Pannell.

April 21, 2016
MLL Top 50: As Voted by Players and Coaches (20-11)
Joe Keegan and Tom Bovee begin a week-long countdown of Major League Lacrosse's Top 50 players, as voted by peers and coaches from around the league.

April 20, 2016
MLL Top 50: As Voted by Players and Coaches (30-21)
Joe Keegan and Tom Bovee begin a week-long countdown of Major League Lacrosse's Top 50 players, as voted by peers and coaches from around the league.

April 19, 2016
'Time, Room, Bullseye Podcast' with Eamon McAnaney
With the Major League Lacrosse season starting on Saturday, Eamon McAnaney checks in with Rob Pannell of the reigning league champion New York Lizards.

April 19, 2016
MLL's Top 50: As Voted by Players and Coaches (40-31)
Joe Keegan and Tom Bovee begin a week-long countdown of Major League Lacrosse's Top 50 players, as voted by peers and coaches from around the league.

April 18, 2016
MLL's Top 50 Players: As Voted by Peers and Coaches (50-41)
Joe Keegan and Tom Bovee begin a week-long countdown of Major League Lacrosse's Top 50 players, as voted by peers and coaches from around the league.

April 15, 2016
MLL Team-by-Team Preview: No. 1 New York Lizards
In an offseason with an expansion draft, the defending champions somehow managed to walk away from the offseason unscathed. Is a repeat in the cards?

April 15, 2016
MLL Team-by-Team Preview: No. 2 Boston Cannons
Boston was a thorn in champion New York's side last year, but still lost three times to them. Do they have enough to overcome their rival this season?

April 14, 2016
MLL Team-by-Team Preview: No. 3 Ohio Machine
The team has reached the MLL semifinals for two consecutive seasons without a trip to the championship game. And the core of this team has grown together.

April 14, 2016
MLL Team-by-Team Preview: No. 4 Chesapeake Bayhawks
With additions to the coaching staff and the playing roster, there are some refreshing new faces that could help the Bayhawks get out of their playoff-less slump.

April 13, 2016
MLL Team-by-Team Preview: No. 5 Rochester Rattlers
Two consecutive years playing in the championship game has brought back zero trophies. It’s a hungry team, but also one that underwent a lot of turnover in the offseason.

April 13, 2016
MLL Team-by-Team Preview: No. 6 Denver Outlaws
"Expectations remain the same. We expect to make the playoffs," Denver Outlaws midfielder Jeremy Sieverts said. But it feels like a new era in the Colorado.

April 12, 2016
MLL Team-by-Team Preview: No. 7 Atlanta Blaze
The new kids on the block have the league buzzing with excitement. Expansion teams usually struggle to create chemistry in their first season, however. Will the talent the Blaze has collected be different?

April 12, 2016
MLL Team-by-Team Preview: No. 8 Florida Launch
Florida's offense was exciting to watch in 2015. The story for the Launch, as it has been the previous couple seasons, is can the defense take some pressure off the offense and keep the score low?

April 11, 2016
MLL Team-by-Team Preview: No. 9 Charlotte Hounds
Former MLL Coach of the Year Jim Stagnitta is the new leader. There is plenty of work to be done in Charlotte.

April 4, 2016
Hounds Announce Stagnitta as Head Coach
Charlotte has named Jim Stagnitta, former Denver Outlaws coach and current assistant at the University of Pennsylvania, as their new head coach.

March 23, 2016
MLL Championship Headed Back to Atlanta
Kennesaw State University in the north Atlanta suburbs will host the MLL championship game for the third straight year.

March 23, 2016
Keegan By the Numbers: Diving Into the Wing Dodge
Manufacturing goals in Major League Lacrosse can be complicated. Sometimes, you need to get creative. With the right spacing and personnel, wing dodges can be instant, just-add-hot-water offense.

March 9, 2016
MLL Sends 2016 Semifinals to Connecticut and Minnesota
The MLL announced Wednesday that two neutral locations will host the 2016 MLL semifinal games for the first time in league history - Rafferty Stadium at Fairfield University and the National Sports Center Stadium in Blaine, Minn.

March 9, 2016
Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 Video Game Now Available
Lacrosse video game dreamers, listen up. Casey Powell Lacrosse 16 is available now for download on PlayStation 4, Xbox and Steam platforms.

March 4, 2016
MLL Rule Change Indicates "The Faceoff is Here to Stay"
Faceoff specialists will no longer be allowed to carry the ball in the back of their stick, but New York's Greg Gurenlian is in favor of the rule because he wants to see uniformity across all levels.

March 2, 2016
MLL to Bring 2016 All-Star Game to California
Major League Lacrosse will host their 2016 All-Star Game at Cal State Fullerton's Titan Stadium on July 9, marking the first time the event will be held on the West Coast.

February 26, 2016
MLL Faceoff Specialists Can't Carry in Back of Stick in 2016
Major League Lacrosse has announced a change in its faceoff rules to align, in part, with the NCAA faceoff procedures

February 24, 2016
Myth Busters: Comparing Canadian and American Shooters
Joe Keegan dives deep into the numbers to explain the nitty-gritty of the differences between them and typical American shooters in Major League Lacrosse.

February 18, 2016
Chesapeake's Kip Turner Announces MLL Retirement
Veteran goalie Kip Turner announced Thursday that he is retiring from Major League Lacrosse (MLL) play. Turner spent nine seasons in the MLL, first with the Boston Cannons, and playing his final four seasons with the Chesapeake Bayhawks.

February 15, 2016
Nike Lacrosse with Lyle Thompson: Know Your Stick
Your stick is an extension of you. Join the Thompson brothers and Kara Cannizzaro as they teach tricks, movements and skill work aimed at helping you understand and handle your stick. Gear Up at

February 9, 2016
Video: Nike Ad Pays Tribute to Lacrosse's Native American Roots
The Huarache V Creator draws inspiration from lacrosse's origins. According to the Thompsons, "Lacrosse was played for the Creator, between the grounded and the winged animals. Each animal brought something special to the game. The bear for its strength. The deer for its agility. The wolf for its predatory nature. And the eagle for its speed."

February 5, 2016
MLL All-Star Brent Adams to Join Harrow in Versatile Role
Harrow Sports announced Friday the hiring of MLL All-Star Brent Adams in a multifaceted role as Brand Ambassador, Sales Consultant, and Product Development Advisor, Lacrosse.

February 5, 2016
Boston Acquires Goalie Fiorito in Multiplayer Deal
The Boston Cannons have found their replacement for goalie Jordan Burke, who recently retired from Major League Lacrosse. It's Tyler Fiorito.

February 4, 2016
Washburn Lands Huge Gig as Super Bowl 50 Sideline Reporter
Evan Washburn, the former All-CAA defenseman at Delaware who went to the final four in 2007, started his broadcasting career right out of college and recently landed a huge break as a sideline reporter for CBS at Super Bowl 50.

February 2, 2016
MLL Gives Veterans More Location Flexibility
Players will have the ability to relocate to a different market and team if they have been in the League for a minimum of five consecutive seasons and have an expiring contract

January 30, 2016
Cannons' Burke, 2011 Champ MVP, Retires from MLL
The Boston Cannons' all-time leader in games played in goal, wins, saves, and 2011 MLL Championship Weekend MVP Jordan Burke announced his retirement Friday.

January 27, 2016
Jeremy Sieverts | DRIVE presented by Under Armour

January 22, 2016
Jones Goes First in MLL Draft; Full Results
Impending foul weather pushed the start time of the 2016 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft up a tad, but the show went on. Duke's Myles Jones went first overall to the expansion Atlanta Blaze.

January 22, 2016
Donahue Pick Swung Complexion of MLL Draft
The Charlotte Hounds took Syracuse attackman Dylan Donahue with the second overall pick, changing the complexion of the rest of the top of Friday's Major League Lacrosse draft.

January 21, 2016
Phil Shore's Major League Lacrosse Mock Draft
With the team needs clearer, LM's Phil Shore pieces together the first two rounds of the draft after talking to league general managers and coaches.

January 21, 2016
By The Numbers: MLL Team Needs and Draft Targets
Joe Keegan checks in with a statistical look at what each of the nine Major League Lacrosse teams could use heading into Friday night's draft, and what players may be able to fill the holes.

January 16, 2016
Lifestyles: Meet the Stick Doctor
Lyle Tomlinson, a volunteer assistant coach for San Diego State, once strung sticks for the top college and professional players nationwide. He created the widely used “Pocket 34” and “Double Bag.”

January 15, 2016
When Will Pro Lacrosse Return to the West Coast?
Lacrosse has made many forays to the West Coast at the professional level? What will it take for the game to stick?

December 22, 2015
Machine Sends Phipps to Bayhawks for Draft Pick

December 16, 2015
Boltus Goes First in MLL Supplemental Draft
The expansion Atlanta Blaze made Jeremy Boltus, who scored 18 goals for Rochester last season, the first overall pick in the Major League Lacrosse Supplemental Draft on Wednesday.

December 2, 2015
#BestofLax Finalists for Best Men's Coach of 2015
Mike Daly led Tufts to its second straight NCAA Division III title, Joe Spallina led the star-studded Lizards to the MLL title, Bill Tierney gave Denver its first NCAA Division I title and John Tillman led Maryland's surprising run to the title game.

December 2, 2015
Cerino Shifts Roles; Hounds Search for New Coach
The Charlotte Hounds are realigning their organizational structure and head coach Mike Cerino will be moving to a front office role focusing on player personnel and roster development.

November 30, 2015
#BestofLax Finalists for Best Men's Player of 2015
Wesley Berg willed Denver to an NCAA title, Shawn Evans shattered the NLL scoring record, Greg Gurenlian had the most prolific year of any faceoff man in MLL history and Lyle Thompson became the new NCAA scoring king.

November 28, 2015
Early 2016 Major League Lacrosse Mock Draft
Work off some of those Thanksgiving calories by scrolling through Phil Shore's early 2016 Major League Lacrosse mock draft. There's a lot of Duke and Notre Dame at the top.

November 23, 2015
Major League Lacrosse Announces 2016 Schedule
Major League Lacrosse has announced its 2016 schedule, complete with all-star game, championship weekend and the regular season slate for the league's nine teams.

November 20, 2015
His Space: Picking Tony Seaman's Colorful Brain
Denver Outlaws general manager Tony Seaman envisions Major League Lacrosse as beach league stretching from Cape Cod to Miami.

November 19, 2015
MLL Expansion Draft: Analyzing Atlanta, Biggest Losers, Surprises
Phil Shore breaks down the Major League Lacrosse scene after the expansion Atlanta Blaze had the opportunity to pluck players away from the league's existing nine teams.

November 18, 2015
Rabil Unfiltered: Q&A with LM's Person of the Year
When Paul Rabil first became a professional lacrosse player, an agent told him he had a three-year window to capitalize on his talent with endorsements. Then he'd be history. Seven years later, Rabil's popularity continues to soar to heights previously unseen in his sport.

November 18, 2015
Ghitelman, Merrill, Tucker Lead Atlanta Blaze Expansion Draft
The expansion Atlanta Blaze loaded up on talent in the Major League Lacrosse expansion draft Wednesday afternoon, selecting three players from coach John Tucker’s former team, the Boston Cannons, with its first three selections.

November 18, 2015
Rabil's Evolution Leads to LM Person of Year
Paul Rabil has changed a lot since his Johns Hopkins days. Lacrosse Magazine editor Matt DaSilva takes a look back at his evolution.

November 17, 2015
Person of the Year: Why Paul Rabil is Good for the Game
Love him or hate him, Paul Rabil is the face of lacrosse and already has staked his claim as one of the most influential figures in the sport's history.

November 17, 2015
MLL Expansion Draft: Who's Available for the Blaze?
On Nov. 18, the Atlanta Blaze will get to select 15 players that were left unprotected from the other eight teams in the league. Phil Shore makes his predictions.

November 16, 2015
Paul Rabil Named Lacrosse Magazine Person of the Year
He continued to be the mainstream face of the game and played on a broken foot to help the star-studded New York Lizards claim the MLL title. Paul Rabil is Lacrosse Magazine's Person of the Year for 2015.

November 16, 2015
Inside Atlanta's Approach to MLL Expansion Draft
Last year's MLL coach of the Year John Tucker is now in charge of the Atlanta Blaze, who start team building this week with the MLL expansion draft.

November 11, 2015
Lacrosse Magazine 2015 Person of the Year Finalists
Who should be Lacrosse Magazine's 2015 Person of the Year? As we prepare to announce our selection Monday, here's one last look at the finalists.

November 6, 2015
What's in Your Bag? Marcus Holman Opens Up
Team USA, Ohio Machine attackman and Georgia Swarm hopeful Marcus Holman on what helps him keep going on the road to pro games and other events.

November 4, 2015
Get Your 'Stache On for Mustache Madness
Mustache Madness, headed by former Virginia defenseman Ken Clausen, and benefiting the HEADstrong Foundation, continues to roll on its seventh year.

October 29, 2015
Brian Voelker | National Lacrosse Hall of Fame Class of 2015
Two-time Team USA world champion and three-time Johns Hopkins University All-American defenseman Brian Voelker joins the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame as a member of the class of 2015. US Lacrosse is the national governing body of lacrosse and home of Team USA. SUBSCRIBE » FOLLOW on Instagram » FOLLOW on Twitter » LIKE on Facebook » FOLLOW on Vine » US Lacrosse and Team USA gear »

October 27, 2015
Ford Named to Blaze Front Office, Assistant Coach Role
Former Chesapeake Bayhawks general manager Spencer Ford has been named to a front office and assistant coach role with the new Atlanta Blaze.

October 21, 2015
Bayhawks Hire Mariano As Assistant Coach

October 20, 2015
How Jay Dyer Became Lacrosse's Sultan of Sweat
Jay Dyer is the most sought-after strength and conditioning coach in lacrosse. Start your offseason training with ladder drills, hurdles, seal rows and more world-class workouts.

October 20, 2015
Five Questions: Lax Sports Network COO Rob Wallace
The Lax Sports Network, billed as a 24-hour digital home of lacrosse programming, debuts Jan. 5, 2016. We caught up with the network's leadership to learn more about it.

October 15, 2015
30 in 30: Is Spallina's Next Act Stony Brook's Next Step?
After coaching Stony Brook to 18 wins, the Lizards to MLL's Steinfeld Cup and his son's youth team to a nationally televised championship, what can Joe Spallina do in 2016 to top it all?

October 8, 2015
MLL Protected Rosters Named Ahead of Expansion Draft
MLL's eight teams were forced to protect between 10 and 12 players ahead of next month's expansion draft for the Atlanta Swarm.

October 7, 2015
Cannons Name Frenette New Team President

October 7, 2015
Your Edge: Mental Edge with Goalie Austin Kaut
Florida Launch and former Penn State four-time All-American goalie Austin Kaut shows you two drills to that will improve your mental edge in cage. Cards and tennis balls are involved. What's not to like?

October 6, 2015
MLL's Bayhawks Tab Reese as New Head Coach
The Chesapeake Bayhawks did not need to look far for their next head coach. Brian Reese, an experienced Major League Lacrosse player, coach and executive, has been promoted as the team's head coach for the 2016 season, the team announced Tuesday.

October 5, 2015
From the Guest Editor Issue: CP's Ambassadors of the Game
Everybody is an ambassador of the game, says Casey Powell, but he's got in mind a few in particular that helped shape his vision for the World Lacrosse Foundation.

September 30, 2015
From the Guest Editor Edition: Casey and Me
Kids that attended Casey Powell's clinics or had his poster on their wall are now playing with or against him. Here are three Florida Launch teammates that grew up idolizing the former Syracuse star.

September 29, 2015
From the Guest Editor Issue: Ode to the GOATs
Who, or what, are the GOATs? The greatest of all-time? Our guest editor Casey Powell is considered in the conversation himself, but you won’t find him on any of his lists here.

September 23, 2015
Gallery: The Faces of Casey Powell, Our Guest Editor
Photographer Josh Rottman put our guest editor Casey Powell through the paces for our October issue, and the all-time lacrosse great was more than happy to play along. Check out these photos that we didn't have room for in print.

September 22, 2015
From the Guest Editor Issue: The Powell Way
A hands-off approach from mom and dad and hours spent in the backyard paved Casey, Ryan and Mike Powell's path toward lacrosse fame.

September 21, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for Lyle Thompson
Some questioned if Lyle Thompson could perform at the same level without his brother, Miles, and cousin, Ty, as his supporting cast at Albany. All he did was elevate the Great Danes again to the precipice of the final four, and inspire legions of fans all over again.

September 18, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for Joe Spallina
No one has as many irons in the fire as Spallina, whose influence spans youth, college women’s and professional lacrosse. He has been wildly successful at all three levels, making him one of the biggest influencers in the game today.

September 15, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for Greg Gurenlian
The "Beast" left his prints all over the faceoff community in 2015, mentoring Division I NCAA champion and Denver FOGO Trevor Baptiste. Gurenlian then went on to become the first faceoff man to win MLL MVP and led the Lizards to their first title since 2003.

September 14, 2015
LM Person of Year Debate: The Case for Paul Rabil
Lacrosse’s most popular — and polarizing — player keeps putting himself and the sport out there for everyone to see. He backed it up with an MLL championship game MVP performance.