Tag Archive | New York Lizards’ Head Coach Joe Spallina

Dave Lawson Joins New York as Ned Crotty Heads to Rochester

The New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse announced today a trade that will send New York Lizards Midfielder, Ned Crotty, to the Rochester Rattlers in exchange for Midfielder, Dave Lawson, and a fifth round pick in the 2016 MLL Collegiate Draft. Lawson was acquired by the Rattlers in the 2013 Collegiate Draft after playing […]

New York Lizards Greg Gurenlian Awarded 2015 Coca-Cola MVP

Major League Lacrosse has named New York Lizards’ faceoff specialist, Greg “Beast” Gurenlian, the 2015 league MVP. Gurenlian had a dominant season at the faceoff ‘X’ and put up statistics that no faceoff man has done in years past in 2015. “Greg is the epitome of a team leader. To say this award is well-deserved […]

Joe Fletcher Named 2015 Warrior Defensive Player of the Year

New York Lizards’ defenseman Joe Fletcher is the winner of the 2015 MLL Warrior Defensive Player of the Year Award. Fletcher was a key cog in the Lizards’ defensive unit that posted some of the best numbers in the league this season. “This award is a great and humbling honor. I wasn’t really expecting it,” […]

Drew Adams Named MLL Maverik Goalie of the Year

Major League Lacrosse has announced that New York Lizards’ goalie Drew Adams is the recipient of the 2015 Maverik Goalie of the Year Award. Adams anchored a Lizards defense that allowed a league-best 160 goals in 14 regular season games. “I think this is a testament to the team,” said Adams of winning the award. […]

Emotional Victory Has New York Lizards Punch Ticket to MLL Championship

If you had to describe the August 1 game between the New York Lizards and Boston Cannons into one word it would be emotional. There were so many emotions shown at Shuart Stadium, excitement, heartbreak, nerves, thrills all balled into one night and one moment. Many months of training, blood, sweat, tears had all built […]

Greg Gurenlian Named FOAthlete of the Week for Week 5

Major League Lacrosse announced on Tuesday that New York Lizards midfielder Greg “Beast” Gurenlian has been awarded the FOAthlete of the Week for his Week 5 performance against the Boston Cannons, presented by the Faceoff Academy. Gurenlian went 23-for-30 in faceoffs against the Cannons with a 76 percent  faceoff win performance. He has received numerous […]

Goals Galore as Lizards Top Cannons in 15-12 Thriller

It was goals galore for both the New York Lizards (5-0) earned a 15-12 victory over the Boston Cannons (1-3) in Major League Lacrosse action on Saturday. In a true thriller and in a game that only adds to the ongoing rivalry between New York and Boston, in the end it was the Lizards that […]