Guest Post submitted by Anna Hicks
Social media has made it easier for fans to follow favorite lacrosse players from the top National College Athletic Association (NCAA) Divisions into professional league play.
Many of the best players to ever hold lacrosse shafts maintain active Twitter accounts. The tweets that are sent can be informative, insightful and often really funny. There are seven professional lacrosse players on Twitter who are really taking advantage of interacting with fans.
Interested In Lacrosse? Here are 7 Lacrosse Players on Twitter Accounts You Should Follow
Kyle Harrison is one of the most skilled professional lacrosse players in the game. He helped to lead the Blue Jays to an NCAA Division I National Championship in 2005. Kyle currently plays as part of the LXM Pro Tour and coaches at Chapman University in California. His Twitter account is constantly updated and he regularly responds to his fans.
Paul Rabil is one of the leading offensive players in the sport. He was named most valuable player in 2011 by Major League Lacrosse (MLL). He was also named an all-star in 2012 by the National Lacrosse League (NLL). Rabil currently plays for the Boston Cannons as a midfielder. He is very active on Twitter and sends out updates about training, recent games and life in general.
Joe Cinosky is a talented player who uses his Twitter account to talk about everything from food to lacrosse. He recently became an assistant lacrosse coach at Duke University. He is also active on several teams including the Charlotte Hounds and the Minnesota Swarm. It is interesting to read the tweets from this world-famous defenseman.
Stephen Berger is a very active lacrosse player who has a good sense of humor. He is an all-star midfielder who plays passionately for the Charlotte Hounds.
He also provides some valuable insights into the game through his tweets since he is also a men’s game manager for US Lacrosse.
Julian Watts is a true professional player. He has an impressive record as a midfielder and continues to play on the Hamilton Nationals.
His Twitter account is not as open as some other athletes although he does have a fairly large following online.
Chazz Woodson has an energy and drive that makes him a fierce competitor on the field and an entrepreneur off the field. He currently plays for the Ohio Machine.
He also runs an organization that holds lacrosse camps and workshops for anyone interested. His Twitter account is a mix of advice, daily thoughts and everyday problems.
Joe Walters is one of the top scorers in the game and currently plays on both the Rochester Knighthawks and the Hamilton Nationals. He has received several awards during his career. His Twitter account is a mix of sports and entertainment. He is very interested in both the art and the science of lacrosse.
Unlike some celebrities, these lacrosse players really do manage their own Twitter accounts. The tweets can be very off-topic, or they can reveal a side of the player that is not apparent during games and the interviews afterwards. Fans of lacrosse will find something interesting in each of these player’s Twitter accounts.
Do you follow any of these Lacrosse players on Twitter? Are we missing anyone from our list? Let us know in the comments below or send us a tweet to @sportsnetworker