Long Pole Syndrome (Illness) is a severe disease that can casue any lacrosse defender to have an inability to pick up a ground ball. Long Pole Syndrome can manifest in any situation involving a groundball and a defender. This is applicable to any defender of any age or ability and can strike at any time.
An example of Long Pole Syndrome could be a ground ball rolling towards a defender and the defender missing the ground ball after being confident of picking it up.
by Case1 December 06, 2011