Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Next Level: Michigan Natives playing Division-1 lacrosse in 2012

Our annual look at Michigan natives who are playing college lacrosse at division-1 institutions this spring: Air Force Sophomore attack Tommy McKee (Holt). Bellarmine Senior midfielder Andrew Bulgarelli (Troy Athens) Senior attack Devin Peurach (Brother Rice) Delaware Freshman midfielder Bennett … Continue reading

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2012 Detroit Preview: The Big Picture

Before getting into the thematic elements of Detroit’s 2012 season, let’s review all of the preview materials so far: Opponents first look part 1 Opponents first look part 2 Offensive preview Defensive preview Special teams preview Now that we have … Continue reading

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Detroit/Michigan ticket update

I got an update from the Detroit Athletic Department on ticket sales for the showdown between the Wolverines and Titans (Feb. 12 at Ultimate Soccer Arenas in Pontiac). As of Thursday, both Detroit and Ultimate Soccer – which each had … Continue reading

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2012 Detroit Preview: Special Teams

For this portion of your preview, I’m mostly going to focus on the possession game: faceoffs, ride, and clear. Since it’s not really enough for its own section, I’m going to lump in penalties and man-up/man-down at the end. We’ve … Continue reading

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Lax Links 1-26-12

It’s been about a week, so let’s dive right into the links. High School/The Next Level Cranbrook’s oval is snow-covered (well, that depends on whether it’s 60 or 20 degrees out on any given day) and waiting for the spring … Continue reading

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2012 Detroit Preview: Defense

Whereas the offense was not particularly good last year, the Detroit defense was. They led the nation in takeaways (by a large margin), and held opposing offenses to .262 goals per possession – see the chart at left. Adjusted for … Continue reading

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Michigan State Women’s Lacrosse outlook

Thanks to MSU Women’s Lacrosse for passing along their spring outlook. An abbreviated version appears below: EAST LANSING – The landscape in East Lansing has dramatically changed for the Michigan State womens lacrosse team this year. The Spartans sport a … Continue reading

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