The National Lacrosse League
season gets underway on Saturday as the premier professional indoor lacrosse league in North America.
Three former Minutemen are on rosters for the start of the 2011 season. The Boston Blazers feature a pair of stars from the 2006 UMass National Finalist team in attackman Sean Morris
and defenseman Jack Reid
. Both players have played with the Blazers for the last few years in addition to the outdoor Boston Cannons.
2005 grad and All-American Jeff Zywicki is back with the Washington Stealth after winning the NLL title last season. He finished the 2010 regular season with 30 goals and 41 assists for 71 points and grabbed 41 loose balls. He scored nine goals and added four assists and eight loose balls in the playoffs.
Boston plays at the Philadelphia Wings on Saturday while Washington hosts Calgary on Sunday.