Tag Archive | Lizards Head Coach Joe Spallina

Greg Gurenlian Named FOAthlete of the Year

For the second consecutive year, New York Lizards’ faceoff specialist Greg “Beast” Gurenlian has been awarded the FOAthlete of the Year Award presented by The Faceoff Academy for his dominant performance at the faceoff ‘X’. Gurenlian had a record setting season in 2015, during which he set records for single-season faceoff wins, faceoff percentage, and […]

Greg ‘Beast’ Gurenlian Awarded USL/MLL Sportsmanship Player of the Year

Major League Lacrosse and US Lacrosse have awarded New York Lizards’ Greg “Beast” Gurenlian with the USL/MLL Sportsmanship Player of the Year Award. The voting was directed by the league’s game officials. Gurenlian, a faceoff specialist for the Lizards, had a career year where he set records for faceoff wins, faceoff percentage, and ground balls—all […]

New York Lizards look to rebound after First Loss of Season

One of the many characteristics of a champion is how one responds to failure. How do you respond when you fall, well the New York Lizards who were on an eight game winning streak, suffered a tough one goal loss to the Charlotte Hounds on June 20. On June 26 the Lizards will take on […]

Greg Gurenlian named FOAthlete of the Week for a Fifth Time this Season

Major League Lacrosse announced today that New York Lizards face-off specialist Greg “Beast” Gurenlian has been named FOAthlete of the Week for a fifth time this season after his stellar performance in the Lizards’ Week 7 victory against the Charlotte Hounds, presented by the Faceoff Academy. Gurenlian went 25-for-30 in faceoffs and picked up 18 […]

Greg Gurenlian Named FOAthlete of the Week for Fourth Time this Season

Major League Lacrosse announced today that New York Lizards face-off man Greg “Beast” Gurenlian has been awarded the FOAthlete of the Week for his Week 6 performance against the Chesapeake Bayhawks, presented by the Faceoff Academy. Gurenlian went 28-for-32 in faceoffs against the Bayhawks with an 87 percent faceoff win performance. This game marks the […]

Sensational Six for New York Lizards in victory over Chesapeake

For the New York Lizards Six was the theme of the night as the team improved to a 6-0 record in part to a six-point effort by Rob Pannell in Major League Lacrosse action on Saturday. New York who just edged out longtime rival the Chesapeake Bayhawks by a final of 15-14 to remain at the […]

New York Lizards Open 2015 Season with 14-8 victory over Ohio

The New York Lizards Opened the 2015 Major League Lacrosse Season with a 14-8 victory over the Ohio Machine at James M. Shuart Stadium on April 12. Leading the way on the offensive side for New York was the combination of Matt Gibson and Matt Poskay , who combined for eight goals in the game. […]