Its an exciting time of year for lacrosse as both the men's and women's NCAA tournament brackets have been announced and high school boy's and girl's championships are underway. Its going to be an exciting couple weeks!
Ive recently collected some of my favorite articles, blogs and videos from around the web to get all of you lacrosse fans out there pumped up for the best time of the year.
Before you do anything though, make sure you vote for your favorite men's and women's college players in the 2008 LaxPower Fan Awards at LaxPower.
Ever wonder what college athletes do to stay in shape in the offseason? Well, check out a recent article from ESPNU, Denver lacrosse player has unique offseason conditioning program, to learn how Andrew Bourke prepares himself during the summer months. Well see if Bourkes training paid off when Denver faces Maryland in the First Round of NCAAs this Sunday.
Which DI men's team has the best attack unit? This video from Quint's Corner will analyze the best and the best and might just tell you which team will take home an NCAA championship this year.
Maverick, a major lacrosse company for gear and apparel, recently announced that they will provide all the gear Florida's premier club team, the Fightin' Possums, will need to compete at the highest level. It's great for Maverick and it's awesome for lacrosse in Florida. Check out the article High School: Maverik to outfit Florida's Fightin' Possums to learn more before this team starts taking it to the competition in summer tournaments.
Head Coach Julie Myers and her UVA women's lacrosse team are always competitive in the big dance, but they haven't been able to come home with the crown since Northwestern took over in 2005. Check out this video from LaxPower and watch Myers describe her team. Will they be able to win it in 2008? Only time will tell.
Tyler Tolson is one of DIIIs high scorers, but his lacrosse career almost ended before high school. Find out why in the Inside Lacrosse article, Finding his footing before Tolson and the Lynchburg Hornets take on the Washington Shoremen in the second round of NCAA play this Saturday.
If you know someone or are someone who wants to play lacrosse in college make sure you check out the College Recruiting Timeline for Lacrosse in the Active Recruiting 101 special section to ensure you are doing everything you need to get that spot on a college lacrosse team.
Enjoy the best time of the year lacrosse fans!