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Drew Adams Leads the ‘Zards from Between the Pipes

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 11, 2018 10:00:00 AM

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New York Lizards veteran goaltender Drew Adams has saved more than 1,500 shots in his nearly 10 Major League Lacrosse seasons. He has been a driving force behind the team’s success, including the ‘Zards 2015 league title. Adams’ consistent play has earned him respect and accolades throughout the lacrosse world.

A Decorated Defensive Leader

Drew Adams has been a winner at many levels of lacrosse, earning him these prestigious honors and others.

  • 2015 MLL Champion
  • 5-time MLL All-Star
  • 3-time MLL Goalie of the Year
  • Team USA Silver Medalist
  • 3-time NCAA All-American
  • All-Time Penn State University Saves Leader

Get to Know Drew Adams

Drew Adams, who is 31 years old, was born in Springfield, Pennsylvania. In high school, he was a two-time first-team all-state selection and a first-team All-American. Adams played collegiate ball at Penn State University, where he was named ECAC Conference Goalie of the Year three times.

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Today, Adams is an Assistant Coach at Haverford College in Pennsylvania. He is also the founder of Net Nation Lacrosse, which offers position specific training camps and clinics throughout the country, including Long Island.

He is also a current member of the Team USA lacrosse squad, which will be competing for a world championship this summer in Israel.

Adams lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, Blair, and son, Jack.

It’s Hard to Get Past #14

Since he joined the Lizards in 2009, Adams has been one of the top keepers in the league. Game in and game out, he has kept opponents off the scoreboard and the ‘Zards in the hunt for victories.

His most impressive season may have been 2015 when his quick hands and feet helped propel New York to a championship.

 And, he has always been known to make the big save when it mattered most.

 Throughout his career, Adams’ athleticism has produced scores of incredible highlights, like this one:

 Drew Adams will be between the pipes all season long at Hofstra’s Shuart Stadium. Come out and cheer him and the rest of the Lizards on to victory!

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