COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Major League Lacrosse season ended over the weekend, with three former Buckeyes competing in championship action. Ricky Pages, Joel Dalgarno and the Long Island Lizards advanced to the title game, while Kevin Buchanan and the Boston Cannons lost in the semifinals.
On the year, Buchanan, who played for Ohio State from 2005-08, played in 12 regular-season games, scoring 20 goals (with two two-point goals) and adding 11 assists for 33 points to rank third for the Cannons. He had a team-high three goals and an assist for four points in the MLL semifinals, with one of his goals featured as an ESPN SportsCenter Top 10 play of the day and week. Buchanan competed in his first MLL All-Star Game during the year, winning the free style competition.
Dalgarno, a Buckeye from 2006-09, scored a goal for the Lizards against Denver in a semifinal win. He played in five regular-season games, tallying three games. Pages, who wrapped up his four-year career in 2008, played in five regular-season games in his second campaign with the Lizards, along with both postseason contests. A defenseman, he had nine total groundballs in 2010.
Greg Bice and Anthony Kelly both played for Chicago in 2010, earning spots in the MLL All-Star Game. Bice, who competed for the Buckeyes from 2001-04, saw action in 10 games, scoring five goals, adding two assists and scooping up 17 groundballs. Four-time Ohio State letterwinner (2001-03) Kelly played in 11 games, recording two assists and winning 160-of-317 faceoffs, scooping up 57 groundballs.