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This week’s Throwback Thursday player is Scott Gabrielson

Gabrielsen played for ten seasons for the Philadelphia Wings of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League. The ironman of the M.I.L.L., Gabrielsen on March 21, 1998 became the first player in the history of indoor lacrosse to play in 100 games, including 96 consecutive.

He was a member of five Wings championship teams (1989, 1990, 1994, 1995 and 1998) and finished his career scoring 65 goals and had 65 assists. Known as one of the league’s top defenders, he is second in Wings’ history with 375 career ground balls and was among the top faceoff men over his 10-year career. He also played in the 1990 MILL all-star game and was the Wings captain from 1993 to 1998.

Inducted in the University of Vermont Atheletic Hall of Fame in 1998.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game 10 years ago. Through the podcasts, he made an association with Kevin Neibauer of Lax Philly, who convinced him to come on board and write for them. The rest they say is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.



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