Aug 6th, 2012 | The Jacksonville Bullies professional indoor lacrosse team will kick off their inaugural season on September 15 at 7:00 pm at Veteran’s Memorial Arena. The Bullies opponent will be scheduled at a later date. The Professional Lacrosse League’s (PLL) inaugural season includes four teams, the Jacksonville Bullies, the Charlotte Copperheads, the New Jersey Rascals and the Reading Rockets. The Bullies also will feature a dance team, the Jacksonville Belles.
Chris Milo,owner of the Jacksonville Bullies said that he already has season ticket holders and sponsors ready to go for the 2012 season. ”We have been working hard on this for the past 12 months and the response in the Jacksonville community has been great. We look forward to dropping the ball and playing games this fall.”
The PLL will be comprised of the best professional US lacrosse players, many of who play in the premier outdoor league, Major League Lacrosse, during their summer season. Players come from elite college lacrosse programs including John Hopkins, Syracuse, Maryland, Notre Dame and Duke. PLL teams will play a total of twelve games, six home and six away, through the beginning of December. There are currently two expansion teams, the Pennsylvania Haymakers and the Pennsylvania Shamrocks, who will debut in 2013. For more information on the Jacksonville Bullies or the PLL, please visit www.jaxbullies.com and www.prolacrosseleague.com.