2002 Major League Lacrosse season

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The 2002 Major League Lacrosse season was the second season of the league. The season began on June 6 and concluded with the championship game on September 1, 2002.

General information[edit]

Baltimore moved its home games to Ravens Stadium. New Jersey moved its home games to Commerce Bank Ballpark.

For the first time, a regular season game is played at a neutral site as the Rochester Rattlers defeated the New Jersey Pride at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey, Pennsylvania on June 22.

Regular season[edit]

W = Wins, L = Losses, , PCT= Winning Percentage, PF= Points For, PA = Points Against

Qualified for playoffs
American Division
Team W L PCT PF PA
Long Island Lizards 9 5 .643 234 196
Boston Cannons 7 7 .500 218 226
Bridgeport Barrage 3 11 .214 181 235
National Division
Team W L PCT PF PA
Baltimore Bayhawks 10 4 .714 210 172
New Jersey Pride 7 7 .500 202 219
Rochester Rattlers 6 8 .429 173 180


All Star Game[edit]

July 21, 2002

Playoffs[edit]

Semi finals August 24 & 25 2002

MLL championship game September 1, 2002

Baltimore 21-13 Long Island @ Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus, Ohio

Bracket[edit]

Semifinal Steinfeld Cup Final
           
1 Long Island 19
2 New Jersey 11
1 Long Island 13
3 Baltimore 21
3 Baltimore 15
4 Boston 10

Awards[edit]

Award Winner Team
MVP Award Greg Cattrano Baltimore
Rookie of the Year Award Conor Gill Boston
Coach of the Year Award Scott Hiller Boston
Defensive player of the Year Award Christian Cook New Jersey
Offensive player of the Year Award Mark Millon Baltimore
Goaltender of the Year Award Greg Cattrano Baltimore
Iron Lizard Award Paul Cantabene Baltimore

Weekly Awards[edit]

The MLL did not give out awards weekly for the best offensive player and best defensive player in 2002.

American Division National Division
Boston Baltimore
Bridgeport New Jersey
Long Island Rochester