Girls Lacrosse Rule Changes

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Girls Lacrosse Rule Changes

Since last fall’s Elite season, the NFHS has made a few changes to Girls Lacrosse rules for 2017. Here’s a summary, with a video below:
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Girls Lacrosse Rules Changes – 2017

2-4-4: Stick checks may only be requested during a stoppage of the game clock.

2-4-4: Stick checks may be requested immediately following regulation or overtime.

2-7-2: Outlines changes to eyewear certification.

2-7-3: Outlines ASTM headgear certification.

5-2-3: Players below the restraining line on the draw may not cross until possession is established.

9-1-1: Players may not use their bodies to play the ball, except with a kicking action on a non-shooting attempt.

10-1-1: Looking to shoot (NOTE) has been eliminated from the Obstruction of Free Space criteria.

10-1-1 PENALTY NOTE: Penalty administration for dangerous shot and illegal shot shall be aligned with the ball being given to the closest defender.

Manufacturers Specifications: Secondary material has been further defined. Outlines changes to eyewear certification. (Appendix B)

Appendix C: Alternate Official duties are stated.

Watch a very helpful video clarifying rule changes below

If you have questions, ask your friendly and knowledgeable coaches.

By | 2017-05-11T12:06:25+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Elite Teams, Lacrosse league, News, Videos|0 Comments

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