New York Lizards Blog

Paul Rabil vs. Casey Powell: Who Really is the GOAT?

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Oct 19, 2016 1:00:00 PM

It’s a debate that can go on all night. Who is the greatest lacrosse player of all time? Is it the recently-retired, sharp-shooting attackman Casey Powell? Is it this generation’s most powerful midfielder, Paul Rabil? Or could it be someone else entirely, like the legendary Jim Brown?

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Topics: Player Profiles

JoJo Marasco has that Championship MoJo

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 7, 2016 10:00:00 AM

There’s a reason JoJo Marasco wears #1.

The New York Lizards midfielder is always a threat to the opposition because of his gifted ability to create and finish scoring opportunities. He averaged more than a goal a game last season, which earned him a championship ring and a coveted spot on the Major League Lacrosse All-Star Team.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Lizards Ace Paul Rabil is an All-Star off the Field, Too

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 12, 2016 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards leading man, Paul Rabil, is a more than just another lax bro. Lacrosse Magazine’s 2015 Person of the Year is a world champ, an entrepreneur and a athlete fighting for a worthy cause with a personal connection.

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Topics: Player Profiles

#ThrowbackThursday: Gary Gait & the Lizards’ 1st Championship

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Sep 10, 2015 4:28:00 PM

In his day, Gary Gait was the Michael Jordan of lacrosse. Players still attempt to emulate his “Air Gait” scoring move from behind the cage. Though he only played the 2001 season with the Lizards, he left an indelible mark on the franchise with his contribution to winning their first championship.

This #ThrowbackThursday, we salute Gary Gait and all of the 2001 Lizards.

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Topics: Player Profiles, Off Season

Kyle Hartzell, Lizards Long Pole, Wins Titles Like It’s His Job

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 8, 2015 10:43:39 AM

If Kyle Hartzell knows one thing, he knows how to win. The New York Lizards defender’s long stick skills have propelled his lacrosse teams to championships at every level since his junior college days. With a title run approaching, the New York Lizards have something better than luck on their side: Kyle Hartzell.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Rob Pannell, Lizards Attackman, Shows Goalies No Mercy

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jun 19, 2015 2:09:00 PM

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Rob Pannell, a Smithtown native, scores goals for a living as a starting attackman for the New York Lizards. The 5-foot, 10-inch Ivy League graduate outsmarts, outmaneuvers and outpaces towering defenders in route to the cage. Now in his third Major League Lacrosse season, Rob Pannell has become a goalie’s nemesis.

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Topics: Player Profiles