COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four weekends into the Premier Lacrosse League seasons has seen members of the #ProBucks contribute to their respective teams’ success in a variety of ways. From rookies to second-year players to seasoned veterans, Buckeyes have been everywhere. Here’s an update:
Ben Randall • Waterdogs
In his second season with the Waterdogs, Randall has played in all four games and his stat line includes four ground balls, two caused turnovers and two goals scored. In the team’s most recent outing, on Saturday vs. the Chaos, scored a goal in an 18-9 win.
Jake Withers • Waterdogs
In his third season in the PLL, Withers has played in two games for far for the Waterdogs with his most action coming in the season opener on June 5 vs. the Cannons. That day, he took 29 faceoffs (winning 14) and scooped up eight ground balls.
Justin Inacio • Archers
Another faceoff specialist, Inacio made his PLL debut on opening weekend and took 21 faceoffs vs. the Chrome. He returned to action this past weekend in Baltimore vs. the Atlas.
Jackson Reid • Whipsnakes
Reid, like Inacio, made his PLL debut opening weekend and scored a game-tying goal late in the fourth quarter of a 9-8 win over the Chaos.
Ryan Terefenko • Chrome
Just like he did during his decorated career in Columbus, Terefenko is stuffing the stat sheet so far this season for the undefeated Chrome. He’s tied for second in the team with eight ground balls, has three caused turnovers and on Saturday scored a game-tying goal with 32 seconds remaining the fourth quarter. The Chrome would go on to win the game, 12-11.
Tre Leclaire • Archers
Ohio State’s all-time leading goal scorer hasn’t stopped scoring goals as a professional. He’s played in all four games thus far for the Archers and has scored three times while adding two assists. He’s also part of the league’s top offense, which averages 13.2 goals per game.
Dominique Alexander • Archers
The most experienced of the #ProBucks in the PLL, Alexander has four caused turnovers and seven ground balls from him SSDM position so far. This weekend, he’ll play in his 30th career PLL game.
This coming weekend of action features two games on Friday and two more on Saturday, all of which will be played at TOC Stadium in Eagan, Minn. Terefenko’s Chrome team looks to stay undefeated when it takes on Atlas on Friday, July 1. The first game on Friday will include the #ProBucks on the Archers vs. the Redwoods at 7 p.m. ET. Saturday’s featured game involving Buckeyes is at 8:45 p.m. ET when the Whipsnakes battle the Waterdogs. All games will air on ESPN+.