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Archive: March, 2013

Find your rightful place on the lacrosse field

Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 4:49 PM
I recently watched an old college lacrosse game from the 90's featuring Johns Hopkins vs. Syracuse University. A couple of things stood out to me. First of all, just how dominant and versatile the (bothers Gary and Paul) Gaits were (both Gaits on each wing on every faceoff). Second of all, it reminded... Read more

Brodie Merrill: Sport the magnet that draws my family together

Thursday, March 21, 2013, 11:42 AM
I have been down in Maryland, DC and Virginia for the last week and a half coaching with my Hill Academy team. Every year our team travels to this area to play against some of the top high school programs in the U.S. It is a great opportunity for our players; it really exposes them to another level... Read more

Live chat with Philadelphia Wings' Brendan Mundorf

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 7:40 PM
Brendan Mundorf of the Philadelphia Wings will take questions from fans during a live chat on Thursday, beginning at 2 p.m. Forward Brendan Mundorf ended the 2012 season second on the team with 28 goals and 44 assists. The Baltimore native and UMBC alumnus has tallied 267 career points over five seasons... Read more

My concussion, and rethinking the role of contact in 'contact' sports

Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 4:19 PM
I had a tough time deciding whether or not to write about this issue, considering the timing. When you have a concussion as an athlete in a contact sport, you are supposed to conceal it for fear that you could be targeted. I guess if a player wants to target my head, it is at his discretion, but I... Read more

Live chat with Philadelphia Wings' Drew Westervelt

Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 7:15 PM
Drew Westervelt of the Philadelphia Wings will take questions from fans during a live chat on Thursday, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Westervelt, a six-year member of the Wings, led the team in goals in last season, finding the net 38 times in 2012. Through eight games, Westervelt leads the Wings with... Read more

Brodie Merrill: Here’s what makes lacrosse great

Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 11:41 AM
It is interesting to examine lacrosse from the outside looking in. Try to envision the game through the lens of the general public. It is a complicated game! How many times do you hear questions like: “Lacrosse? Is that the game with those racquets?” Trying to describe lacrosse and the... Read more
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Wingin' It is the place for up-to-the-minute Wings coverage from Brodie Merrill of the Philadelphia Wings.

As the Philadelphia Wings' captain, Merrill is widely regarded as one of the top players in the NLL and was recently named Best Player in the World by Inside Lacrosse and named NLL Transition Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010. Last season, Merrill was named an NLL All-Star.

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