2012 Major League Lacrosse season

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2012 MLL season
League Major League Lacrosse
Sport Field lacrosse
Duration April 28, 2012 – August 26, 2012
Number of teams 8
Season MVP Brendan Mundorf
Top scorer Paul Rabil
Regular Season champions Denver Outlaws
Steinfeld Cup
Champions Chesapeake Bayhawks
  Runners-up Denver Outlaws
Steinfeld Cup MVP Ben Rubeor (CHE)
MLL seasons

The 2012 Major League Lacrosse season is the 12th season of the league. The season began on April 28, 2012 and concluded with the Chesapeake Bayhawks winning the championship game on August 26, 2012 over the Denver Outlaws 16-6.

Milestones & events[edit]

Team movement[edit]

On January 21, 2011, Commissioner David Gross announced that Charlotte, North Carolina and Columbus, Ohio, had been approved as expansion teams for the 2012 season. Gross also announced that, with the adding of two more teams, (to bring the total to eight) the league would return to a fourteen-game season in 2012.

Standings[edit]

W = Wins, L = Losses, PCT = Winning Percentage, GB = Games Back of first place, GF = Goals For, 2ptGF = 2 point Goals For, GA = Goals Against, 2ptGA = 2 point Goals Against

Final

Playoff Seed
Team W L PCT GB GF 2ptGF GA 2ptGA
Denver Outlaws 11 3 .786 ... 216 13 157 11
Chesapeake Bayhawks 10 4 .714 1 174 28 142 14
Boston Cannons 9 5 .643 2 207 10 159 13
Long Island Lizards 8 6 .571 3 165 13 166 8
Rochester Rattlers 7 7 .500 4 157 13 171 13
Charlotte Hounds 5 9 .357 6 146 14 200 14
Hamilton Nationals 4 10 .286 7 167 5 193 17
Ohio Machine 2 12 .143 9 160 15 204 21

All Star Game[edit]

June 30, 2012 Old School 18-17 (SO)Young Guns at FAU Stadium. MVP Stephen Berger

Playoffs[edit]

The Warrior Championship Weekend took place on Saturday August 25 & Sunday August 26 at Harvard Stadium, Boston MA. Ben Rubefor (Chesapeake) named Bud Light Championship weekend MVP.

Semifinals Steinfeld Cup Final
           
Denver Outlaws 13
Long Island Lizards 12
Denver Outlaws 6
Chesapeake Bayhawks 16
Chesapeake Bayhawks 16
Boston Cannons 10

Annual awards[edit]

Award Winner Team
MVP Award Brendan Mundorf Denver
Rookie of the Year Award Matt Gibson Long Island
Coach of the Year Award Joe Spallina Long Island
Defensive player of the Year Award Lee Zink Denver
Offensive player of the Year Award Paul Rabil Boston
Goaltender of the Year Award Drew Adams Long Island
Most Improved Player of the Year Award Jeremy Sieverts Denver

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