Final Rattlers Wrap-Up: Thank you to the Rochester fans
To our Rochester fans, Thank you!
Ratz Spotlight Player of the Year: Drew Simoneau
Drew Simoneau had a great second season for the Rochester Rattlers. Finishing 2017 in second place at 57.8% (235-406) on face-offs. He picked up 124 ground balls and scored four goals and had two assists.
Rattlers lose to the top seeded Denver Outlaws
Rochester Rattlers lose to the Denver Outlaws, 15 to 8. Ty Thompson scored three goals. Goalie John Galloway made eleven saves in the game.
Get to know Rochester Rattlers Rookie Jordan Stevens
“We have so many impressive leaders in that locker room. Learning from the vets has been valuable.” - Jordan Stevens
Semi-Finals Game #1 Preview: Rochester Rattlers VS Denver Outlaws
The Rochester Rattlers travel to Denver to play the Outlaws at Peter Barton Stadium on the campus of University of Denver. The game is scheduled to start at 4:30 PM (EST) on Saturday, July 12th.
Catching up with John Galloway ahead of Saturday’s Semi-Finals Game
“I am just proud to be with this group and would do whatever I could in my power to help us win a championship, that is my only concern right now.” - John Galloway
The Play-off Edition: Scouting the Denver Outlaws - Semi-Final Game #1
The Rochester Rattlers travel to Denver to take on the #1 seed and defending champion Outlaws. The game will be played at the University of Denver on Saturday, July 12th at 4:30 PM (EST).
Warrior Offensive Player of the Week: Jordan Wolf
Rochester Rattlers attackman Jordan Wolf was named the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week for Week 15.
Ratz Spotlight Player of the Week: John Galloway
Goalie John Galloway plays one of his best games of the season making twenty three saves against the Ohio Machine and helps secure the Rattlers spot in the MLL playoffs.
Rattlers beat Ohio Machine, secures the fourth and final spot in the MLL playoffs
Rochester Rattlers captures the fourth and final spot in the MLL Playoffs. They will play the #1 seed Denver Outlaws on Saturday, August 12th at 4:30 PM EST.
Get to know Rochester Rattlers Rookie Greg Danseglio
Best advice from the veterans: “Have fun and enjoy every weekend we have together because it goes by fast.”
Week 15 Preview: Rochester Rattlers VS Ohio Machine
The Rochester Rattlers play their final game of the 2017 regular season this Saturday at Capelli Sport Stadium in Rochester against the Ohio Machine.
Get to know Dhane Smith
"I think those two games we realized that we have so many threats on offence that we are most successful when no one knows who's going too be taking the shot." - Dhane Smith
Scouting the Ohio Machine - Round Two
The Rochester Rattlers host the Ohio Machine on Saturday, August 5th at 7:00PM. Rochester won the first battle on May 6th, 12-11.
Ratz Spotlight Player of the Week: Matt Dunn
Matt Dunn plays one of his best games as a Rochester Rattler, locks down Randy Staats and also scores one goal against the Atlanta Blaze.
Rattlers win third in a row, topping Atlanta Blaze on Saturday night
Ty Thompson leads the way with three points (two goals and one assist) for the Rochester Rattlers in the win. John Galloway made seventeen saves in the net for the Rattlers. Galloway was named the Coca-Cola Player of the Game.
Get to know Rochester Rattlers Midfielder John Ranagan
"The offense has been coming along all season and it was great to put together 2 solid outings vs Boston and Denver. We wanted to focus on sharing the ball and dodging from all areas of the field, which I think we did well in the last 2 games. Wolfie is the best player in the game right now so obviously losing him hurt on Thursday night, but I am very impressed with the way other guys were able to step up in his absence." - John Ranagan
Week 14 Preview: Rochester Rattlers VS Atlanta Blaze
Rochester plays their thirteenth game of the 2017 season this Saturday at Fifth Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, GA against the Atlanta Blaze.
Get to know Rochester Rattlers Rookie Ryan McNamara
"There are many guys on the team that I look up to, but I would say John Galloway has been a great role model both on and off the field. His work ethic and leadership are the two things that most impressed me when I came in." - Ryan McNamara
Scouting the Atlanta Blaze - Round Two
The Rochester Rattlers host the Atlanta Blaze on Saturday, July 29th at 7:00PM. Rochester lost the first battle on June 24th, 14-13 in OT.
Warrior Offensive Player Of The Week: Jordan MacIntosh
Rochester Rattlers midfielder Jordan Macintosh was named the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week for Week 13.
Ratz Spotlight Player of the Week: John Ranagan
John Ranagan is your Ratz Player of the Week. Ranagan scored four goals in the win against the Denver Outlaws
Rattlers defeat the defending champion Denver Outlaws
The Rochester Rattlers beat the Denver Outlaws for the second time this season, 18 to 12. Both Jordan MacIntosh and John Ranagan each scored four goals. John Galloway made sixteen saves in the net for the Rattlers.
Week 13 Preview: Rochester Rattlers VS Denver Outlaws
Rochester plays their twelfth game of the 2017 season this Thursday at Capelli Sport Stadium in Rochester, NY against the Denver Outlaws.
Ratz Spotlight Player of the Week: Jordan MacIntosh
Veteran Jordan MacIntosh steps up against the Boston Cannons scoring four goals. He had three goals and one assist in last week’s game against the Bayhawks.
Warrior Defensive Player of the Week: Joel White
Rochester Rattlers defenseman Joel White was named the Warrior Defensive Player of the Week for Week 12.
Scouting the Denver Outlaws - Round Two
The Rochester Rattlers host the Denver Outlaws on Thursday, July 20th at 7:30PM. Rochester won the first battle on May 27th, 16-15. Jordan Wolf had nine points in the game (five goals and four assists) and John Galloway had fourteen saves in the win.
Rattlers back in playoff hunt with huge win over the Boston Cannons
Jordan Wolf leads the way with five goals and one assist. Drew Simoneau won 23 out of 34 face-offs and picked up twelve ground balls and was named the Coca-Cola Player of the Game. John Galloway made five saves in the net for the Rattlers in three quarters of play.
Week 12 Preview: Boston Cannons at Rochester Rattlers
Rochester plays their eleventh game of the 2017 season this Sunday at Capelli Sport Stadium in Rochester, NY against the Boston Cannons.
Get to know Rochester Rattlers Defensive Player John Lade
John Lade on the importance of the next four games: "In order to get back into the win column, we just need to play like a team. We have a strong bond and a lot of talent, we just need to put it together for 60 minutes."
Scouting the Boston Cannons - Round Two
The Rochester Rattlers host the Boston Cannons on Sunday, July 16th at 5:00PM. Rochester won the first battle on May 13th, 13-10.
Rochester Rattlers MLL All-Star Game Wrap-up
Drew Simoneau on playing in the ASG: “It was a very humbling experience being a DIII athlete and playing with some of the top players and being considered an “All-Star” was something I wont ever forget."
Rochester Rattlers Recap Monday
The Rattlers top five articles thus far in July.
Catching up with Drew Simoneau ahead of the MLL ASG
“So far this season our wing play has stepped up each game and prepared well for each match up at the X,” Simoneau said. “I owe it to our LSMs (Joel, Danseglio, and Stevens) and short stick middies (Near, Lazore, and Moss) to talk through scenarios and make quick adjustments within each game.”
Get to know Rochester Rattlers Midfielder Mike Lazore
Lazore on the important of the next four games: "Every game from here on out is a playoff game. We need to get to 8 wins to be in the best position to make the playoffs. It's huge that 3 of our last 4 games with be in front of our Rochester fans."
Rochester Rattlers named to 2017 All-Star Team
Rochester Rattlers named to 2017 All-Star Team
Bayhawks dominate the Rattlers
Jordan MacIntosh leads Rochester with three goals and one assist. John Galloway made nine saves in the net for the Rattlers.
Get to know Rochester Rattlers Star Midfielder Jordan MacIntosh
Keys for Jordan to a win Sunday against the Bayhawks: "A better start is key. We need to come out flying. I think having more time together as an offensive unit will start to pay off against the Bayhawks."
Catching up with Jordan Wolf
“I think when we move the ball our offense is very dangerous. I think we need to continue being selfless,” - Jordan Wolf
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.