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Week 11 Preview: Rochester Rattlers VS Chesapeake Bayhawks

Rochester plays their tenth game of the 2017 season this Sunday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Maryland. Rochester lost last Saturday against the Atlanta Blaze, 14 to 13 in OT.

Get to know Rochester Rattlers Defenseman Joel White

Joel's advice for the Rattlers rookies: "Have Fun, enjoy being able to continue playing this great game and playing with/against some of the best players in the world. Play every game with everything you have and don’t look past the present, things change quickly, so take it all in and enjoy every moment!"

Scouting the Chesapeake Bayhawks - Second Round

The Rochester Rattlers travel to Maryland to play the Chesapeake Bayhawks on Sunday, July 2nd. Rochester won the first battle on June 10th, 17-16 in OT.

Ratz Spotlight Player of the Week: Ryan McNamara

Rookie Ryan McNamara (Marquette) scored two goals and one assist for the Rattlers in the loss in OT against the Blaze.

Rattlers drop over time thriller to the Atlanta Blaze

Zed Williams leads Rochester with three goals and one assist. John Galloway made eleven saves in the net for the Rattlers. Randy Staats scores game winner for Atlanta Blaze in OT.

Week 10 Preview: Rochester Rattlers VS Atlanta Blaze

Rochester plays their ninth game of the 2017 season this Saturday at Capelli Sport Stadium. Rochester lost last Saturday against the New York Lizards, 13 to 12.  On June 10th, the Rattlers won their first home win of the 2017, winning in OT against the Chesapeake Bayhawks, 17 – 16.  

2017 MLL All-Star Game Roster Announced

Major League Lacrosse (MLL), the premier outdoor professional lacrosse league, announced the roster for the 2017 MLL All-Star Game.

Get to know Rochester Rattlers Defenseman Matt Dunn

"I love playing in Capelli. It is a great atmosphere for the fans and players. I look forward to having some more home games in the second half of this year." - Matt Dunn

Rochester Rattlers Recap Wednesday

The Rattlers top five articles thus far this month.

Scouting the Atlanta Blaze

The Rochester Rattlers host Atlanta Blaze at Capelli Sport Stadium on Saturday, June 24th at 7:30 PM. The Blaze have a very talented team including Syracuse grads Kevin Rice and Randy Staats.

Catching up with Head Coach Tim Soudan

Soudan says he is pleased with the recent draft results and the immediate impact they had on the team.

Rattlers lose to the Lizards in a close battle down in Long Island

Jordan Wolf and John Ranagan lead the way with three goals a piece for the Rattlers. John Galloway made eight saves in the net for the Rattlers.

Get to know Star Attackman Jordan Wolf

Rochester Rattlers Attackman Jordan Wolf on the upcoming match-up with the Lizards: “It is always great to play locally given that I live in NYC. The Lizards are a great team and organization and it is always a great battle between us."

Week 9 Preview: Rochester Rattlers AT New York Lizards

Rochester plays their eighth game of the 2017 season. Rochester has a two game win streak, including their first home win of the 2017 season on Saturday, winning in OT over the Chesapeake Bayhawks, 17 – 16.

Ratz Spotlight Player of the Week: Zed Williams

Rookie Zed Williams (Virginia) scored two goals, including the game winner, in OT for the Rattlers in the win over the Chesapeake Bayhawks.

Scouting the New York Lizards

The Rochester Rattlers travel to Long Island to play the Lizards on Saturday, June 17th at 7:00 PM. This is the MLL's Twitter Game of the Week.

Congrats to the Georgia Swarm - NLL 2017 Champions

Joel White scores the goal that puts the game into OT. Congrats to the Georgia Swarm.

Rattlers win exciting game in OT over the Bayhawks

Jeremy Boltus leads the way with five goals. Rookie Zed Williams scores two goals including the OT game winner. John Galloway made seventeen saves in the net for the Rattlers.

Get to know Attackman Jeremy Boltus

Rochester Rattlers Attackman Jeremy Boltus on the win over the Outlaws: “The win over Denver was huge, especially leading into a bye week. Now we need to take that momentum and use it against a very good Bayhawks team."

Week 8 Preview: Chesapeake Bayhawks VS. Rochester Rattlers

Rochester plays their seventh game of the 2017 season. Rochester returns to action after having a bye week last week. Two weeks ago, Rochester defeated the Denver Outlaws on May 27th, 16 – 15.

The Path of Blaze Riorden

The Path of Blaze Riorden

Scouting the Chesapeake Bayhawks

The Chesapeake Bayhawks travel to Rochester to play the Rattlers on Saturday, June 10th at 7:00 PM.

What did the Rattlers do during the bye weekend?

Find out what some of the Rochester Rattlers did during the bye weekend

Catching up with John Ranagan: Ahead of the Georgia Swarm Championship game on Sunday

John Ranagan on the highlights of the Swarm season: "Like the Ratz, it is a group you get excited to be with every weekend and it has been extra special for me to continue playing with Joely and Mac."

Rochester Rattlers: Mid-Season Recap

With the Rochester Rattlers (3 - 3) season almost at mid-season, we thought we would do a game by game recap so fans get caught up and ready for our next home game on June 10th against the Chesapeake Bayhawks.

Get to know Face Off Specialist Drew Simoneau

Rochester Rattlers Face Off Specialist Drew Simoneau on the 2017 Rattlers: “…The veterans have done a great job with the younger guys and I think it shows with the level of talent that everyone has brought to the team each day. The veterans on defense have been playing phenomenal, JG (The best goalie in the league!), Lade, Moss, and Lazore have really stepped up their game. Our offense is led by a group of veterans such as Ned, Jordan, Denhoff, and Bolty who have taken the new guys and got them up to speed quick."

Major League Lacrosse Match-ups this week: Ohio Machine at Chesapeake Bayhawks

The Rattlers will play both these teams within the next two weeks. First, they host the Chesapeake Bayhawks on June 10th at 7:00 PM at Capelli Sport Stadium. Then the Rattlers travel to Long Island, for a match-up with the NY Lizards on June 17th.

Warrior Offensive Player of the Week: Jeremy Boltus

Rochester Rattlers attackman Jeremy Boltus was named the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week for Week 6.

Ratz Spotlight Player of the Week: Jeremy Boltus

Jeremy Boltus key in the win over the Outlaws with four goals including the final two goals of the game.

Rochester Rattlers 2017 Collegiate Draft Summary

Rochester picks up some key pieces for the Championship run this summer

Rattlers finish strong in the 4th quarter, win over the defending champion Denver Outlaws

Jordan Wolf returns to action with five goals and four assists to lead the Rattlers in the win. He was named the Coca-Cola Player of the Game. John Galloway made fourteen saves in the net for the Rattlers.

Week 6 Preview: Denver Outlaws VS. Rochester Rattlers

Rochester plays their sixth game of the 2017 season. Rochester had their second home game on Saturday against the Florida Launch, losing a nail bitter in OT, 9 - 8. Rochester will look for a better outcome as they travel to Denver for a huge match-up against the defending champions and undefeated Denver Outlaws.

Get to know Goalie John Galloway

Rochester Rattlers star goalie John Galloway on playing at Capelli Sport Stadium: "I love playing at Capelli’s. It is our home stadium and feels that way again. We need to gain more support from fans there, but I plan to make that homebase for us."

Scouting the Denver Outlaws

The defending champions, Denver Outlaws, host the Rattlers on Saturday, May 27th at 8:30 PM.

Ratz Spotlight Player of the Week: Conor Gately

Conor Gately has stepped in for Jordan Wolf while on IR and scored five goals and one assist for the Rattlers in the past two games.

Championship Tournament Report: NCAA D3 Lacrosse seniors standing out as we head into the D3 Sunday Finale

Our sixth and final look at the D3 seniors that you could see in a Rochester Rattlers uniform this summer. This will be the final edition as we head into the D3 Tournament finals and MLL draft this Sunday.

NLL Play-Off Summary: Rochester Rattlers trio help carry Swarm into Finals for first time

The Rochester Rattlers Joel White, John Ranagan and Jordan MacIntosh help carry the Georgia Swarm into the Finals.

Rattlers lose nail bitter to the Florida Launch in overtime

Conor Gately led the Rattlers with three goals. Dhane Smith returns with two goals and two assists. John Galloway made nineteen saves in the net for the Rattlers. 

Week 5 Preview: Florida Launch VS. Rochester Rattlers

Rochester plays their fifth game of the 2017 season. Rochester had their home opener last Thursday against the Charlotte Hounds, losing 14 - 10. Rochester will look for a better outcome as the Florida Launch come to town for the second meeting between these two teams.

How second year veteran Blaze Riorden prepared physically for the 2017 MLL Season

Learn what Blaze Riorden did this offseason to get ready for the 2017 Rattlers season.

Scouting the Florida Launch

The Rochester Rattlers host the Florida Launch on Saturday, May 20th at 7:30 PM.

NCAA D1 Lacrosse seniors that are standing out after first round of NCAA playoffs

After a great weekend of D1 playoff lacrosse, meet some of the seniors that we may see in a Rattlers uniform this summer.

NLL Play-Off Summary: Rochester Rattlers Joel White and Jordan MacIntosh carry Georgia Swarm to victory this weekend

Joel White scores two goals and three assists and Jordan MacIntosh scores one goal as Swarm beat the Toronto Rock on Saturday night.

Rattlers win exciting game over the Boston Cannons

Ned Crotty leads the way with one goal, one 2-pointer and one assist. Five Rattlers players score two goals a piece (Marasco, Denhoff, Gately, Orban, and Boltus). John Galloway made eleven saves in the net for the Rattlers.

Week 4 Preview: Boston Cannons VS. Rochester Rattlers

Rochester plays their fourth game of the 2017 season. The Rattlers looks to rebound from their game against the Hounds.

Scouting the Boston Cannons: Second Match-up of Week #4

The Rattlers travel to the Boston Cannons on Saturday, May 13th at 7:00 PM.

Rochester falls to Charlotte in home opener

The Rochester Rattlers (1-2) lost their first home game of the 2017 season, 14-10 against the Charlotte Hounds (1-3) on Thursday evening at Capelli Sport Stadium in Rochester.

Week 4 Preview: Charlotte Hounds at Rochester Rattlers

Rochester plays their third game of the 2017 season. This is the season home opener for the Rattlers at Capelli Sport Stadium.

Rochester Rattlers to Host Real Men Wear Pink Game: Presented by American Cancer Society

Rochester Rattlers to Host Real Men Wear Pink Game: Presented by American Cancer Society

NCAA D3 Lacrosse seniors standing out heading into the NCAA tournament this week

Our fifth look at some of the D3 seniors that you could see in a Rochester Rattlers uniform this summer.