Science of Goaltending

Or why being a lacrosse goalie just might be the toughest position in sport!

In lacrosse, a shot on goal comes at the cage with more speed than a fast ball in major league baseball. As the attack gets closer to the cage, the goalie has less time to react to the shot. Some days, even the best goalies are lucky to have a save percentage above 50%.


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