2003 Major League Lacrosse season
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The 2003 Major League Lacrosse season was the third season of the league. The season began on May 31 and concluded with the championship game on August 24, 2003.
Schedule was reduced from 14 to 12 games.
August 17: The first-ever cancellation of an MLL game occurred when rains forced the Baltimore Bayhawks and Long Island Lizards to cancel their game at Mitchel Field.
The league signed a national television agreement with ESPN2.
W = Wins, L = Losses, , PCT= Winning Percentage, PF= Points For, PA = Points Against
|Qualified for playoffs|
|Long Island Lizards*||8||3||.727||142||127|
|New Jersey Pride||7||5||.583||184||162|
*The August 17 game between Baltimore at Long Island was canceled due to weather.
All Star Game
July 17, 2003
Semifinals August 22, 2003
- Baltimore 15-13 New Jersey @ Villanova Stadium, Villanova, Pennsylvania
- Long Island 20-14 Boston @ Villanova Stadium, Villanova, Pennsylvania
MLL Championship August 24, 2003
|Semifinal||Steinfeld Cup Final|
|MVP Award||Jay Jalbert||Long Island|
|Rookie of the Year Award||Adam Doneger||Rochester|
|Coach of the Year Award||Ted Georgalas||New Jersey|
|Defensive player of the Year Award||Ryan Curtis||Boston|
|Offensive player of the Year Award||Mark Millon||Baltimore|
|Goaltender of the Year Award||Brian Dougherty||Long Island|
|Iron Lizard of the Year Award||Jon Hess||New Jersey|
The MLL gave out awards weekly for the best offensive player, best defensive player and best rookie.
|1||Mark Millon||Brian Dougherty||Michael Peyser|
|2||Gary Gait||Trevor Tierney||Mike Springer|
|3||Casey Powell||Jake Coon||Adam Doneger|
|4||Mark Millon||Jamie Hanford||Ryan McClay|
|Peter Inge||Kevin Cassese|
|Chris Garrity||Matt Hunter|
|Nicky Polanco||A.J. Shannon|
|8||Josh Coffman||Jamie Hanford||Kevin Cassese|
|9||Ryan Powell||Brian Carcaterra||Chris Garrity
|10||Tim Goettelmann||Greg Cattrano||Chris Garrity|
|11||Casey Powell||Ryan McClay||Austin Garrison|