Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players | Best Lacrosse Men’s PlayersPosted By: Sushmita Ganguly | August 22, 2017
Lacrosse is a contact team sport in which a team tries to win by shooting a small rubber ball into the opponent’s goal using a lacrosse stick. Here we countdown the Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players | Best Lacrosse Men’s Players.
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Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players
At number 10 in Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players is Jason Coffman. He is one of the greatest College Lacrosse players of all time who has been All American four times; Jason had a great knack for scoring and has scored 451 points in college! He was also a great team player having created 202 assists.
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At number 9 is Jim Thorpe. Jim Thorpe is the greatest American Athlete whose ability to play a variety of sports and excel at each of them is unbelievable and still there hasn’t been an athlete of his caliber. He only played Lacrosse in his high school but his records in high school itself along with the fact that he is such a legend are enough for him to feature on this list.
John Grant Senior
At number 8 is John Grant Senior. John Grant Junior is regarded as one of the best Lacrosse players in the world right now especially for his mad one handed techniques that he has learned from his dad John Grant Sr. Grant Sr is a has a legendary status in Canada and it was him who paved way for so many Canadians in the NCAA.
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At number 7 in Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players is Paul Gait. Paul is often considered the best Lacrosse player of all time though his personal achievements have been overshadowed by that of his brother Gary He helped his college win NCAA Championship three times and was himself selected as First Team All-Americans three times.
At number 6 in Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players is Dave Pietramala. He is often regarded as the best defenseman in the history of the game. Dave is also the only person to win NCAA both as player and coach and has been named both the player and coach of the year. He has also been inducted into US Lacrosse Hall of Fame.
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At number 5 is Michael Powell. He is one of the greatest college lacrosse players ever and had this been a list about top college lacrosse players, he might be at number 1. He has been named four times in first team All-American at his Syracuse University team. Despite the fact that he gave up his lacrosse career for music, his skills on the field have granted him a legendary status among the fans.
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At number 4 in Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players is Oren Lyons. He is one of the best goalies of the game and 81 would still give e better performance in front of the nets than most of the rookies out there. Apart from being an All-American and his team being undefeated in his senior year, what makes his really special is how much he has done for the Native’s rights and recognition.
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At number 3 is Jim Brown. Jim is known worldwide for his glory on the football field and is rightly considered to be the greatest professional football player ever. But a lesser known fact is Jim was a superb multi-sport athlete who also excelled at Lacrosse and Basketball. He was even named in first team All- American in lacrosse and with 43 goals in 10 games he was ranked second in the nation for scoring.
At number 2 in Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players is Gary Gait. Gary is one of the greatest Canadian lacrosse player ever having won three NCAA Championships, Lt. Raymond Enners Award, NLL Rookie of the Year, NLL MVP for straight five years, three times MLL League winner and also won the 20006 Lacrosse World Championship for his country Canada.
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At number 1 in Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players is Jimmy Lewis. Lewis was three consecutive times All-American while playing for the Navy and also winning USILA National Championship in each of these years. He was called by Baltimore Suns as the greatest living lacrosse player. Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players | Best Lacrosse Men’s Players.
He was also inducted into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1981.
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Top 10 Male Lacrosse Players
1. Jimmy Lewis
2. Gary Gait
3. Jim Brown
4. Oren Lyons
5. Michael Powell
6. Dave Pietramala
7. Paul Gait
8. John Grant Senior
9. Jim Thorpe
10. Jason Coffman