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Casey Powell

195 pounds (88 kg)

1.85 m

NCAA team
United States

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February 18, 1976 (age 45) West Carthage, New York (

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Casey Powell (born February 18, 1976) is an American professional lacrosse player from West Carthage, New York. He most recently played for the Major League Lacrosse Florida Launch in 2015. At the close of the 2015 MLL season, Powell ranks first in all-time points scored with 504. His 257 goals rank him fourth place all-time and his 243 assists place him second on the all-time list. Powell also tops the all-time MLL playoff point chart with 40. Powell captained the US Men's National Team in the 2006 World Lacrosse Championship as well as the US Men's Indoor National Team in 2011. Four USILA All-American seasons included a pair of NCAA Division I Most Outstanding Player awards while at Syracuse University for Powell. Powell earned the Major League Lacrosse MVP award with the Launch in 2014 at age 38. After the 2015 Major League Lacrosse season Powell shifted focus to other business and philanthropic endeavors. Powell began Casey Powell's World Lacrosse Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization for the advancement of lacrosse in Summer 2015. He is a founder of Speed Lacrosse, a modified version of the sport.


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Career Highlights

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Powell plays the attack and midfield positions. In 1998, he graduated from Syracuse University, where he was a four-time All American. His two brothers Ryan and Mikey are also well known lacrosse players.

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Powell started playing Major League Lacrosse in 2001, first with the Long Island Lizards until 2003 when he was traded to the Rochester Rattlers. In 2005, he won the MLL Offensive Player of the Year award.

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On August 16, 2013, North Broward Preparatory School announced that Casey Powell has been hired as Director of Lacrosse Programs for the school.

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On December 3, 2013, Major League Lacrosse announced that Casey Powell was traded from the Chesapeake Bayhawks to the newly formed Florida Launch.

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On November 23, 2014, Casey Powell and Heather Chase O'Neill form the Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation™ (a non-profit organization) to unify and energize the entire lacrosse community world-wide.

Honors & Awards

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  • 1st Team All-American (1996, '97, '98)
  • 2nd Team All-American (1995)
  • Lt. Raymond Enners Award - Division I Most Outstanding Player (1997, '98)
  • Jack Turnbull Award - Division I National Attackman of the Year (1998)
  • McLaughlin Award - Division I National Midfielder of the Year (1996)
  • MLL Offensive Player of the Year (2005)
  • NLL Most Valuable Player (2010) - Powell is the only American player to ever be named NLL (indoor) MVP
  • MLL Offensive Player of the Year (2014)
  • MLL Most Valuable Player (2014)
  • Named to Lacrosse magazine's All-Century Team
  • In 2014 named Powell the #1 indoor/outdoor American lacrosse player to date
  • Syracuse University Lacrosse

    Powell was a three-time first-team All-American attackman and midfielder, and helped Syracuse win the 1995 NCAA National Championship. Powell is the only player in NCAA Division 1 lacrosse history to earn first-team All American honors at more than one position. He won National Player of the Year at two different positions - also a first and only achievement. Powell followed Gary Gait in wearing the revered number 22 jersey at Syracuse University. His two younger brothers, Ryan and Mikey carried on the tradition as well (though the number was not given to Ryan until his junior year, after Casey graduated.) Other awards given to Powell in his time at Syracuse:

  • Division I Most Outstanding Player two years in a row (1997, 1998)
  • Division I National Attackman of the Year (1998)
  • Division I National Midfielder of the Year (1996)
  • Four-time NCAA All-Tournament team member (1995–98)
  • Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Pro Outdoor

    In 2001, Powell was signed by the Long Island Lizards, and led the Lizards to the first-ever MLL Championship. In 2003, the Lizards won the Championship again, and after the season, Powell was traded to the Rochester Rattlers in a five-player deal. During the 2004 season, Powell finished second on the Rattlers with 57 points (32 goals, 24 assists, 1 two-point goal).

    2005 was a career year for Powell. He led the Rattlers in scoring and ranked second in the league with 57 points (27 goals, 30 assists). His 30 assists were second in the league behind Conor Gill's 34, and was named Offensive Player of the Week three times in the final four weeks of the season.

    Powell was named to the All-MLL team in 2005, and is a three-time MLL All-Star (2001–03).

    Powell finished the 2007 regular season tied with Mark Millon for the league's career points lead with 305 points and was named MLL Offensive Player of the Year. On June 10, 2008, he became the all-time leading scorer in Major League Lacrosse eclipsing Mark Millon's mark.

    Casey and his brothers sat out the 2009 MLL season, as they did not report to their teams as of April 1 contract deadline. Powell returned in 2010, and played for the Hamilton Nationals. After playing only three games in the 2012 season, Powell retired from the MLL, but was drafted by Chesapeake Bayhawks in the supplemental draft that year. He returned in 2013 and played with the Bayhawks.

    During the 2011 season MLL Championship game, Powell injured his knee and needed to be helped off the field, he had 4 goals in a 10-9 Nationals loss to the Boston Cannons in the MLL championship game, his lacrosse future in doubt. But just days later he announced that an MRI revealed no tear in his ACL, so the injury was not as serious as first thought.

    As of the end of the 2013 MLL season, Powell is 2nd in career points (405), 3rd in assists (193), 10th in goals (208), and tied for 10th in game-winning goals (8).

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    Powell was the first overall draft choice of the Rochester Knighthawks in the 1998 National Lacrosse League entry draft and played two seasons for the Knighthawks. He was traded to the Buffalo Bandits in 2001 and signed a contract, but never reported. In 2003, the Bandits traded him to the Anaheim Storm. Powell led the Storm in scoring and was named to the All-Star team in both the 2004 and 2005 seasons.

    The Storm suspended operations after the 2005 season, and Powell was chosen second overall by the Portland LumberJax, although he elected not to play in the 2006 season. In September 2006, Powell was traded yet again, this time to the expansion New York Titans, and was named to the All-Star team in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Following the contraction of the Titans in 2010, the Boston Blazers acquired Powell in a dispersal draft.

    After one year in Boston, the Blazers also went dark, and Powell was chosen by the Rochester Knighthawks in the resulting dispersal draft.

    Powell has also hosted a weekly one-hour show on Sirius Satellite Radio called "Inside the NLL with Casey Powell" since 2007.


    (a) 10th in NCAA Division in career points


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