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The Miller Place Girls fell under .500 during the 2019 season. With a new era at hand, the team looks to Coach Dan Spallina to make things happen. The Long Island Native has grown up around the world of lacrosse with a playing career that includes two county championships for Rocky Point High School. He
Ever since accidentally attending his middle school’s lacrosse signup meeting, Kyle Hayes has devoted his life to lacrosse. His career as a player sent him everywhere from Plattsburgh to Ole Miss. This journey has made a clear impact on his life; when he returned to Long Island after graduation, Hayes was determined to pursue coaching. Since then, Hayes has garnered experience and knowledge from A-List group of collegiate and
It has been almost a decade since the creation of the HEADstrong Foundation. They were created by and in honor of Nicholas Colleluori, a Hofstra University lacrosse player who was diagnosed with terminal cancer during his sophomore year. Since then, his family has devoted their efforts into providing mentorship, family support, and grants hospitality services
Long Island – The lacrosse community received devastating news on March 13th 2020 regarding the passing of Madison Mergl and Ann Wray. The Mount Olive Lacrosse Players were in a jeep with six others when they were struck and killed by an oncoming vehicle. The loss is shocking, sudden, and unbelievable to those who knew
After weeks of sharing our picks for the Top 100 Boys Players on Long Island, the wait is finally over. LILJ now presents the Top 25 players we believe will dominate the 2020 season. Did your favorite player make the cut? Click on the link below to see the full list!
Florida’s Emily Heller has come a long way since her time playing lacrosse on Long Island. She attended West Babylon High School, where she played catalyst in many of the team’s wins. In her senior year with the school, Heller led her team to a 14-4 record while finishing Top 5 in all major offensive
In a world of competitive Long Island Lacrosse, Cody Swing and Ryan Dance help take athletes to the next level. The two are the founders of GLE (Goal Line Extended) Performance, a training service that uses the latest technology and techniques to maximize a player’s potential.
Last week, we released #74-51 in our the Top 100 Boys Player Countdown. Now, we present our picks for the next group of athletes. Did your favorite player make the list? Click in the link below to find out!
After a fantastic four years at North Babylon, Kailyn Hart is ready for the next step in her playing career. The college freshman is the latest addition to Stony Brook’s Lacrosse Program, joining a long list of A+ talent. In doing so, she hopes to continue the great success that the program has had in
Coach Harold Drumm hopes to continue his long line of success in 2020. The Mount Sinai Coach has a storied history of playoff contention and coached his team to a stunning 17-1 record last season. As we step into the new year, the LILJ talked with Drumm about coaching philosophies and hopes for the new