The New York Lizards are currently in the hunt for their Third Title in the 15-year history of Major League Lacrosse.
After their victory over the Chesapeake Bayhawks on July 2, this team not only became Regular Season Champs, but also clinched the Number 1 Seed in the upcoming Major League Lacrosse Playoffs.
Though there are two regular season games to plan for, those New York Lizards fans can get excited and also tickets to see the team in action at least one last time-as the guys are set to host a playoff game at Shuart Stadium on August 1.
Tickets are on sale TODDAY (July 15) with 15% off Gold (seen online at $28) and Silver (seen online at $20). Fans can get up-close and personal with the action with Diamond Club seats, that not only is on-field seats, but also catered food, beer, soda and water all included in a ticket that is priced for $85 for Row A and $80 for Row B.
The time for the August 1 Playoff is set for 6:30 pm, with the opponent to be announced, so we encourage all of our fans to Stay Tuned.
Also on July 14 Major League Lacrosse awarded Greg “Beast” Gurenlian is the Week 13 FOAthlete of the week as well as the Warrior Defensive Player of the Week. In addition, attackman Rob Pannell took home the Coca-Cola Player of the Game honors on Thursday night. Both Gurenlian and Pannell were key cogs in the Lizards’ 18-15 victory over a relentless Denver Outlaws team.
Gurenlian put up quality numbers in his Week 13 performance, providing instant spark off every faceoff. He won 30 of 35, for an 86 percent total on the evening. In addition to his faceoff dominance, Gurenlian tallied a game-high 18 ground balls along with one goal and one assist. The goal came just five seconds into the first quarter, and the assist five seconds into the fourth.
Pannell continued his season-long supremacy, scoring a game-high seven points against Denver. The seven points kept Pannell in the league lead for total points, and tied him for the league lead for assists. Totaling five goals and two assists on the night, Pannell has not scored less than three points in any game this season.
Among other highlights of the Lizards’ win over Denver, Tommy Palasek and JoJo Marasco both finished the night with three goals a piece. Paul Rabil continued his resurgence after missing several games due to injury, scoring and assisting twice for four points. Goalie Drew Adams picked up his tenth win of the season, stopping 11 Denver shots in the process. Other point contributors included Mike Stone, Ryan Walsh, Matt Gibson, and Steve DeNapoli.
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