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Following the recent NFL, MLB, and WNBA Drafts, the NLL is just the fourth professional sports league to produce a fully live virtual draft. Exclusive Content License & Submission Policy. The NLL Game of The Week broadcast is also available on Facebook and Twitter, and averages over 160,000 unique viewers per game this season. © 2020 Premier Lacrosse League. But we know that the entire event and team, player, and fan experience will be first-class.”. Founded in 1986, the National Lacrosse League (NLL) is the longest-running and most successful professional lacrosse league, ranking third in average attendance for pro indoor sports behind only the NHL and NBA. In terms of eligibility, all players 21 and older who have never participated in NCAA lacrosse are eligible to be selected in the Entry Draft.

Philadelphia, June 24, 2020 – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL), the longest running and most successful professional lacrosse league in the world, today announced the following key dates for 2020 off-season lacrosse operations . Returning from last year’s coverage that garnered hundreds of thousands of viewers, the broadcast team for the draft will include Devan Kaney (@DevanKaneyTV) as host, joined by Teddy Jenner (voice of Colorado Mammoth @OffTheCrosseBar), Stephen Stamp (NLL Draft Expert @StampLax), and Tabitha Turner, floor reporter for the Georgia Swarm (@TabTurnerTV1). With real-time coverage expected from over 30 virtual contributors, the production will leverage a combination of technologies from vendors AviWest, VMix, TVU Anywhere, Zoom, and LTN. The Atlas need two-way midfielders, too. Kraus’s stepdown shooting range extends farther than most attackmen who operate primarily from behind the cage. It will be a great night for the players, the NLL, and our sport.”  said Peter Schmitz, President, Professional Lacrosse Players’ Association (PLPA). Additionally, any player less than 21 years of age who notifies the league in writing of his intention to forfeit his remaining NCAA eligibility at least seven (7) days prior to the Entry Draft is eligible to be selected in the Entry Draft. Most assume that the Archers would take Ierlan. Attack isn’t a position of need for anyone. If they win the pick, then they’ll take Ierlan. But the Atlas and Chrome don’t need help at the X. Almost sixty percent of its fans come from a non-lacrosse fan base, while the general lacrosse fan has become more engaged than at any point in the history of the league. But two teams will spend high draft picks on Sowers and Ament, then find a role for them later.

By continuing to use this site, we will assume that you are happy with it. He can take topside on sweeps, especially against short-stick matchups – something he never sees in college, but should see as a rookie at the next level.

Media Contact:  National Lacrosse League: Katie Lavin, He has shot 42.1% over his collegiate career; opposing goalies stop just 38.6% of his shots. PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE, PLL, the PLL logo, PLL ACADEMY, WE THE PLAYERS, PLAYERS TOUR, and all team names and logos are trademarks of Premier Lacrosse League, Inc. After Georgia chooses, Buffalo will receive the remaining Toronto first-round pick. The NLL will be using Telescope Inc.’s interactive platform, CONNECT Live, to enable real-time on-air integration of Twitter fan comments and high capacity hashtag poll results powered by at-home users across the nation. The 2020 MLL Draft, presented by Cascade is in the books! Where strategy meets technology, you will find Telescope at the forefront, leading the way in audience engagement. With 12-minute quarters, a possession disadvantage can really hurt an offense’s rhythm (see: the Redwoods without Gurenlian). In this episode of the Pro Lacrosse Talk Podcast, Hutton Jackson and Adam Moore recap and break down the 2020 NLL Draft. Grant Ament and Mac O’Keefe play in a similar offensive scheme at Penn State. 1. Teat is the best off-ball player of the bunch; he has experience playing at the highest level internationally for Team Canada.

Midfield is a bigger position of need – Ryan Terefenko’s (Ohio State) stock could rise as high as the first round. The Premier Lacrosse League’s entry draft could be even more important for the league’s seven teams than we thought entering the offseason, or even just a week ago. At the Premier Lacrosse League, we respect your concerns about privacy and value the relationship we have with you.

Would the Atlas shop the pick? For more information, visit and find the NLL on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Premier Lacrosse League Announces Jules Heningburg As New Host Of Unbuckled Chinstrap, 10 Man Ride: Where (and How) to Initiate Offense. On an already-thin gameday roster, spending an extra spot on poles leads to tired legs between the arcs. Kraus, Bertrand, and Teat can create their own shot or draw slides to feed others. Ierlan has proven himself against the highest level of competition; he won 15-of-30 faceoffs in the quarterfinals against Baptiste in 2018. Most PLL teams need athletes in the midfield. The 2020 MLL Draft, presented by Cascade is in the books! Adding a left-handed initiator would be clunky; adding O’Keefe would alleviate any spacing issues. The NLL will transmit live feeds to B/R Live, NLL’s YouTube channel, and Facebook (@NLL). The transition would be seamless. Teams with one-dimensional midfielders struggle on the shorter field with the shorter clock. We believe everyone should have a fair shot at financial well-being. The Redwoods and Whipsnakes have proven that chemistry is just as (if not more) important on the defensive end as it is on the offensive side.

Giles-Harris is the top defensive prospect in the draft. At all. Additional participants and contributors to the 2020 NLL Draft Selection Show will be announced at a later date. While most any draft comes with surprises, the New York Riptide made the expected move at No. The third team will be the loser of the Redwoods and Archers first-round matchup. For the first time in league history, the Entry Draft will be done virtually. The Barrage had the most MLL Draft picks with 10, followed by Denver and New York with nine, Chesapeake with eight, Connecticut with seven and Boston with five. Head Coach Chris Bates recruited Michael Sowers to Princeton. Would the Chrome draft Ierlan and shop Connor Farrell? Any team would want to draft a 1stTeam All-American and ACC Defensive Player of the Year – but the Atlas may find more value in Giles-Harris than anyone. 2020 NLL Draft: Players React and GMs Discuss Draft Picks and Trades (Pro Lacrosse Talk Podcast #113) by Pro Lacrosse Talk. Commissioner Sakiewicz is scheduled to announce the first pick, which belongs to the New York Riptide. Jeff Teat Selected No. There are so many players worthy of a spot on this list – Bryan Costabile (Notre Dame), Ethan Walker (Denver), Gerard Arceri (Penn State), Mark Evanchick (Penn), Nick Mellen (Syracuse), Jackson Morrill (Yale), and Jared Conners (Virginia) could be impact pros.

Story Links. The 20th Collegiate Draft in MLL history was headlined by record-breaking faceoff TD Ierlan of Yale, the school with the most draft picks (5). The 2020 draft class is deepest at attack. Reuniting Aitken with his Virginia teammate Ryan Conrad could give the Atlas a boost from defense to offense and vice versa.


Bertrand – the two-time DII Player of the Year – will play on a DI stage next spring. Live Coverage begins at 7pm ET on B/R Live, Facebook, and YouTube. What if they’re comfortable with their two-headed monster of Brendan Fowler and Stephen Kelly at the faceoff X?