Long Island Lizards


By Lacrosse Playground | June 1, 2015 |


CHARLOTTE, NC (May 30, 2015) — The Charlotte Hounds on Saturday night fell 21-16 to the visiting New York Lizards. … Read more

Brett Hughes Teams Up with Athlete Ally to Fight Homophobia in Sports

By Lacrosse Playground | June 11, 2014 |
We've all heard homophobic trash talk on the field -- whether it be someone referring to something as gay or even calling someone else a fag. One former Major League Lacrosse player has teamed up with a non-profit to help combat that. Read More...
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Update: Exclusive Sneak Peek of Long Island Lizards New Colors, Logo, and Name

By Lacrosse Playground | December 13, 2012 |
We have received an exclusive scoop about the Long Island Lizards of Major League Lacrosse. The pictures we've received display Neon Green and Black colorways. I'd liken it to the colors of the Seattle Seahawks with the exception of Black. Also, one logo contains "New York." One might propose a name change! An official press release announcing the change will ensue some time this week. Read More...

Mark Matthews’ Incredible One Handed Pass to Chris Bocklet

By Lacrosse Playground | August 25, 2012 |
Mark Matthews does it again. An incredible one-handed pass to Chris Bocklet, who scores his 6th goal of the game. That’s right, 6th goal. Denver at one point was down 12-3, and came back to win 13-12. Chris Bocklet had six of Denver's 13 goals. Matthews and Bocklet were a big part of the historical comeback, with Matthews dialing up assists and Bocklet drilling goals. To comeback, Denver went on a 10-0 goal scoring run. If you watched this game, you just watched MLL history. Read More...

Major League Lacrosse Playoff Picture

By Lacrosse Playground | August 24, 2012 |
Long plane rides, diminutive pay checks, and little recognition is the common lifestyle for most professional lacrosse players. But, that’s what makes the sport worth watching. This weekend, at the momentous Harvard Stadium, the best-of-the-best will step on the field to earn their spot in lacrosse history while attempting to win the 2012 MLL Championship. Read More...
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Greg Gurenlian’s Face-Off Challenge

By Lacrosse Playground | August 22, 2012 |
Long Island Lizards' Greg Gurenlian is donating salary earned during the Major League Lacrosse playoffs to Tim Goettelmann's organization, Monster's Kids. Monster's Kids helps children in need. In addition to Gurenlian donating his money earned, people are encouraged to pledge an amount of money for every face-off he wins. Gurenlian and the 'Zards play Saturday at 1:00pm against the Denver Outlaws. Read More...

Fun Lacrosse Celebration by Long Island Lizard Matt Gibson

By Lacrosse Playground | August 1, 2012 |
Here's a relative throwback video from earlier this year during Matt Gibson's senior season at Yale. Since this Spring, Gibson has been tearing the league up. He was the only rookie to play during Major Lacrosse League's All-Star weekend. Watch as Gibson celebrates by high-fiving the ref. Read More...

Palasek Named Cascade Rookie of the Week

By Lacrosse Playground | July 23, 2012 |
Monday July 23, 2012 Major League Lacrosse announced that Lizards Attackman Tommy Palasek was named Cascade Rookie of the Week after his six goal and one assist performance against the Hamilton Nationals. The award is Palasek’s second of the year, the previous coming after a four goal performance after his four goal performance against the Ohio Machine in week 7. Read More...

Major League lacrosse All-Star Game Highlights

By Lacrosse Playground | July 4, 2012 |
Check out the insane highlight video by LaxKingsTV from this weekend's Major League Lacrosse All-Star Game. The video "recaps" all the best moments from Saturday's game as the Old Guns edged the Young Guns. The video includes goals, saves, Kyle Hartzell's fastest shot, the gauntlet fail, skills competition, and more. Read More...

Long Island Lizards Bring the Fireworks to Hofstra University

By Lacrosse Playground | June 27, 2012 |
Hempstead, N.Y…. June 26th, 2012… The Lizards will be squaring off against the Rochester Rattlers on July 7 at 7:30 PM at Hofstra University’s Shuart Stadium. Heading into the All-Star Break the Lizards are the hottest team in Major League Lacrosse winning their last five in a row. Support your hometown professional lacrosse team as they look to get back to the MLL Playoffs. Read More...

Halftime in America: Long Island Lizards Discuss Strategy

By Lacrosse Playground | June 8, 2012 |
QFive.com captured this amazing footage from inside the Long Island Lizards's locker room. The team goes into detail about how to breakaway from a shutoff, doubling the ball, and more. Go inside the huddle with QFive. Read More...

CJ Costabile Becomes 2013 Player Spokesman for HEADstrong Foundation

By Lacrosse Playground | June 8, 2012 |
Holmes, PA – Annually, the HEADstrong Foundation recognizes a collegiate lacrosse player taking their career to the professional level that demonstrates exemplary leadership and is committed to servicing the community and using their professional stature to promote the cause. Read More...