Major League Lacrosse drops new logo, new marketing campaign and revamped website
Plus Upcoming MLL Draft Info
Major League Lacrosse has responded. After a week of announcements from the Premier Lacrosse League, with the player-team rollout on Twitter, or the Cascade deal, or the set date for the inaugural college player draft which will be on April 22 on NBC Sports,the MLL needed to do something to remind fans that they’re still the first pro lacrosse league.
Thursday night, during the Loyola-Duke game, the MLL unveiled a new logo, a new look website, and commissioner Andy Brown letting fans and players know that Major League Lacrosse will all about fans and players.
There was a vignette styler video of several of the leagues players walking through smoke with their lacrosse sticks in their hands and Colin Heacock, attackman for the Chesapeake Bayhawks, says, “Its time for a change, and that they are ready and asks the MLL fanbase if they’re ready? (You can view this video on the MLL Instagram page. )
The media campaign slogan is being called “We Ready”. The leagues current teams, players and coaches tweeted photos on social media with the new logo and with the new slogan.
Major League Lacrosse will be having their collegiate draft this Saturday from the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C.
The Ohio Machine will have the first pick in the 7 round draft that will be aired live on Lax Sports Network.
More info from majorleaguelacrosse.com
MLL identified 89 NCAA seniors with a potential of being one of the 63 chosen in the 2019 MLL Draft presented by Cascade. These seniors hail from 44 universities and all three divisions. Based on recent Draft Outlook interviews conducted with the General Managers of each MLL team, it can be expected that Pat Spencer (Loyola), Brad Smith (Duke) and Alex Woodall (Towson) will be picked up early.
The 2019 Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade will be held on Saturday, March 9 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. The Draft will be free of charge to attend and will feature representatives from every MLL team. Lax Sports Network will stream the 2019 Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade starting at 7pm E.T.