New York Lizards Blog

5 New ‘Zards Picked in the 2018 MLL Draft of College Players

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards scored big in the 2018 MLL Draft. With five solid picks, the ‘Zards added college players from lacrosse powerhouses, like Johns Hopkins, Albany, Yale and Maryland.

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Topics: Insider, Player Profiles

Long Islander Joe LoCascio adds Spark to Lizards Midfield

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 6, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Joe LoCascio is one of the New York Lizards brightest emerging stars. In less than two years with the team, the 25-year-old Long Island native is already one of the squad’s top midfielders.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Drew Adams Leads the ‘Zards from Between the Pipes

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

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.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Brendan Fowler Follows in the Footsteps of the 'Beast'

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Your 2018 New York Lizards have a new look at the face-off X. On April 21, Brendan Fowler debuted in the crucial role of face-off specialist after the recent retirement of Greg “Beast” Gurenlian. The 26-year-old Long Island native filled some pretty big shoes on game day.

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Topics: Player Profiles

3 New York Lizards Stars Voted into the MLL Top 25

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Dec 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

At the end of the 2017 season, Lax Sports Network polled every Major League Lacrosse player to find out exactly who deserved to be named to the MLL Top 25. Three ‘Zards — Paul Rabil, Rob Pannell and Will Manny — were chosen by their colleagues as some of the league’s brightest stars.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Paul Rabil Foundation to Host Holiday Dyslexia Benefit

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Nov 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards’ Paul Rabil will host his charity’s second annual New York City holiday fundraiser on December 7, 2017. The Paul Rabil Foundation is dedicated to helping children with learning differences by creating programs and partnerships through sport and scholarship. To date, the foundation has raised more than $575,000 and funded over 90 scholarships.

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Topics: Player Profiles

12 New York Lizards Join USA Lacrosse Training Team

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

In anticipation of the 2018 Federation of International Lacrosse Men’s World Championship, USA Lacrosse has announced its training team, which includes 12 current New York Lizards players. The 49-man squad will play together over Labor Day Weekend and again in October for the Team USA Fall Classic.

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Topics: Player Profiles, Off Season

5 Paul Rabil Vlogs you Need to Watch Now

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Once a week, New York Lizards midfielder Paul Rabil drops a new lacrosse video on his YouTube channel. The lax legend’s short segments educate and entertain at the same time. Whether Rabil is throwing the ball further than humanly possible or demonstrating the simple task of taping a lax stick, his million dollar personality is worth seeing on camera.

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Topics: Player Profiles

Who was the New York Lizards Best Lacrosse Player of 2017?

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM

The New York Lizards’ bench is so stacked with talent, it is always tough to tell who the best lacrosse player on the team is. ‘Zards, like Paul Rabil, Drew Adams and Greg “Beast” Gurenlian, have all had many impressive outings in 2017. But, if you were forced to choose one player to be this season’s MVP, who would it be?

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Topics: Games, Player Profiles

Why Will Manny is the Right Man to Steer the ‘Zards to Texas

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jul 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With only two games left in the 2017 season, the question on every fan’s mind is which ‘Zard will be the one to carry the team to the Major League Lacrosse Championship Game in Texas. There’s no reason it won’t be Paul Rabil or Rob Pannell again, but newcomer Will Manny may just be that missing piece of the playoff puzzle.

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Topics: Player Profiles