Lizards Notebook: After Two Straight Losses What Needs to Change

June 19, 2014

After two tough losses for the New York Lizards, this week still managed to shed some positive light as defensive midfielders Kevin Unterstein and Steve DeNapoli were named to the 2014 MLL All-Star Team where they will face eight of their current teammates on Team USA in Boston. Lack of Offense: New York dropped its last two contests officially falling under the .500 mark with an overall record of 3-4….


Lizards and Launch Look for Fourth Wins

It will continue to get hotter for the New York Lizards as they face former Lizard Casey Powell in a trip down south to Boca Raton for the first time to take on the Florida Launch. New York (3-2) is on a two-game win streak earning the second and most recent in thrilling fashion against the Boston Cannons at Hofstra University.  In a come from behind victory, Ned Crotty, found…

June 6, 2014

MLL At the Break: New York Lizards

After defeating the Ohio Machine last week, the Lizards have a bye this weekend to rest up before taking on the Boston Cannons next Friday, May 30 at home in Hempstead. At 2-2 overall the Lizards sit tied for third place in the Major League Lacrosse League behind Boston, Florida and Denver. Former 2013 Cascade Rookie of the Year Rob Pannell leads New York with 16 points (9g, 7a). Greg…

May 23, 2014

Drexel Crowned CAA Champs For The First Time

Sudden death overtime means one shot, one opportunity for both teams to be named champions.  Unfortunately the odds were not in Hofstra’s favor as the Drexel Dragons defeated the Pride in the third overtime 11-10 on Saturday in Hempstead. “Defense stood on their heads in overtime, they made great stops, kept giving us another chance to win the game,” Hofstra senior co-captain Torin Varn said.  “In the third overtime it…

May 4, 2014

LIVE BLOG: CAA Title Game, Hofstra vs. Drexel

May 3, 2014

Tonight at James M. Shuart stadium, the first-seed Hofstra takes on second-seed Drexel University in the Colonial Athletic Association title game.   Hofstra Starters: A: 17-Varn, 2-Yapor, 5-Llinares M: 7-Malave, 12-Coholan, 21-Hendrickson D: 23-Caputo, 34-Satterthwaite, 44-Sullivan GK: 33-Selva   Drexel Starters: A: 1-Boudreau, 15-Shafer, 22-Trizano M: 5-Raucci, 9-McIntosh, 13-Belka D: 11-Dusek, 33-Houchins, 35-Thomas GK: 8-Gabrielsen   First Quarter: HU GOAL: 1-0 Hofstra’s Torin Varn opens up scoring off of a…


CAA Championship Preview: Hofstra Hosts Drexel

May 2, 2014

The Colonial Athletic Association will finish its championship series on Saturday as top-seeded Hofstra and second-seeded Drexel University battle for the conference title at James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, NY. Hofstra has been the number one seed in the CAA tournament four times and has only one championship win in 2006 as the top-seeded team. The Pride’s most recent CAA title was a 10-9 overtime victory against Drexel in…


Hofstra Defeats Delaware, Advances to CAA Final

May 1, 2014

The rain poured down at James M. Shuart Stadium on Wednesday night but was not enough to stop Hofstra from defeating fourth-seeded University of Delaware 8-6 in the semi-finals of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament. With the win, Hofstra (11-4, 4-1 CAA) will advance to the CAA Championship game on Saturday here in Hempstead while Delaware (7-9, 1-4 CAA) saw its CAA goals go down the drain. “Obviously thrilled to…


LIVE BLOG: Hofstra vs. Delaware CAA Semi-finals

April 30, 2014

Hofstra, the number one seed in the Colonial Athletic Association tournament, takes on the number four seed University of Delaware at James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, NY at 7 pm.   Hofstra Starters: A- 17-Varn, 2-Yapor, 5-Llinares M- 12-Coholan, 7- Malave, 21-Hendrickson D- 23-Caputo, 44-Sullivan, 34-Satterthwaite GK- 33-Selva   Delaware Starters: A- 13-Keane, 20-Jones, 15-Holland M- 22-DeLargy, 44-Kormondy, 32-Heath D- 18-Ashley, 41-Connelly, 43-Horoski GK- 2-Peaks   Hofstra returns to…


PSU Breaks Hofstra’s Perfect CAA Record

April 28, 2014

Even though they will not see Colonial Athletic Association post-season action, Penn State University, used its last CAA rival matchup with a vengeance defeating number 12 Hofstra 8-7 in University Park. With the loss, Hofstra, the number one seed in the CAA, drops to 10-4 overall and breaks its perfect record in the CAA to 4-1. The win allowed Penn State to improve to 7-6 on the year, 3-2 in…