NLL: Big night for Vinc against Knighthawks

January 8, 2019

The Buffalo Bandits took the lead in the beginning and never looked back for a wire-to-wire 13-4 victory over the Rochester Knighthawks on Saturday at KeyBank Center. The win was Buffalo’s third on the season and second consecutive. Defense was key in the win, allowing the fewest goals in a game in franchise history. It was also a big night for the Bandits’ goaltender and off-season acquisition Matt Vinc. He…

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NLL Preview: Buffalo Bandits

December 15, 2018

Teams in the National Lacrosse League have spent the offseason getting ready for the upcoming season, and come Saturday, December 15th, fans will get chance to see how much that hard work pays off. No team has had to work harder than the Buffalo Bandits. Coming off a disappointing 8-10 record last season, the Bandits needed to improve their roster. For them, it meant getting faster and stronger in between…

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Hofstra wins opener 11-9

February 23, 2017

The Hofstra Pride men’s lacrosse team got their 2017 season off to a good start with a 11-9 victory over the Monmouth Hawks. Head coach Seth Tierney commented on the season-opening victory. “We’re really excited anytime we get a chance to win a division one lacrosse game, there’s gotta be some effort,” Tierney said. “There’s no game you go into saying ‘this is gonna be an easy victory’. After what…

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Hofstra Pride Season Preview

February 16, 2017

The Hofstra Pride men’s lacrosse team is ready to make a statement as the new NCAA DI season begins. 2016 in Review Last season can only be described as a roller coaster ride for the Pride. Attacker Sam Llinares was in his final year looking to bring the Pride back to the CAA tournament after missing it the previous season. The 2016 season started with a surprising upset over the…

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Lizards Top Rattlers to Control Playoff Destiny

July 25, 2016

The New York Lizards knew they had to turn their luck around with a win following a three-game losing streak. The win may have came closer then they would’ve liked, but the Lizards swept the season series against the Rochester Rattlers 16-15 in overtime. New York saw several key players help contribute to the winning effort. Dave Lawson and JoJo Marasco each scored two goals, but what was key to…

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Launch Shock Lizards Out of All Star Break

July 16, 2016

It’s deja vu for the New York Lizards. For the second year in a row, the Florida Launch pulled an upset win over the New York Lizards following the All-Star Break, 20-19. The Florida Launch jumped out to an early lead in the first quarter. Kieran McArdle and Steven Brooks led the Launch in offense, each scoring two of the Launch’s seven goals. One of Florida’s goals was a two-point…

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Outlaws Get Past Lizards Behind Berg’s Four Goals

June 25, 2016

With back-to-back games going into overtime, the New York Lizards were starting to feel fatigue as they traveled to Denver to take on the Outlaws. That fatigue was their downfall, as the Outlaws handed the Lizards a 20-16 loss on Friday. Despite Paul Rabil scoring the first goal of the game for the Lizards, it was the Outlaws who gained momentum and went on a three-goal run with Nick Ossello,…

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Lizards Get Past Cannons in OT Again

June 20, 2016

For the second meeting in a row between the New York Lizards and Boston Cannons, the game went in overtime to determine a winner. And for the second time in a row, it was Lizards scoring the crucial overtime goal that gave them a 13-12 victory over the Cannons. The play of both teams in the first quarter indicated to fans this was going to be another close game in…

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Lizards Get Past Blaze in Overtime 17-16

June 12, 2016

For the first time in franchise history, the New York Lizards traveled down to Kennesaw, Georgia to take on the newest addition to Major League Lacrosse, the Atlanta Blaze. The Lizards had to fight hard, but they left Fifth Third Bank Stadium with a 17-16 overtime win. The fans in attendance got their money’s worth as they were treated to a closely-contested matchup. The Blaze got on the scoreboard early…

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Lizards Top Hounds 21-18

May 23, 2016

The talks of an undefeated season in Major League Lacrosse has been put to rest this weekend. After receiving their first loss last weekend from the Ohio Machine, the New York Lizards defeated the only remaining undefeated in the MLL, the Charlotte Hounds, 21-18. Both teams used different strategies throughout the game. For the Lizards, their offensive game plan was centered around one player: Rob Pannell. Pannell scored an amazing…

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