Peter Vlahakis

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Peter Vlahakis
— Lacrosse player —
Born (1982-01-20) January 20, 1982 (age 35)
Shoreham, New York
Position Midfield/Faceoff
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight 185 pounds (84 kg)
NCAA team Fairfield University
MLL Team
F. Teams
Long Island Lizards
New Jersey Pride
Nationality United States
Pro career 2004present

Peter Vlahakis (born January 20, 1982 in Shoreham, New York) is a professional lacrosse player with the Long Island Lizards of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) and the holder of four MLL All-Time face-off records. Vlahakis holds the MLL career face-off wins, career face-off percentage, single game face-off wins and single game face-off percentage records.[1] He was selected to participate in the 2007 and 2008 MLL All-Star Game.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Vlahakis was drafted in the 4th round of the 2004 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft by the New Jersey Pride. On July 3, 2008 Vlahakis set the league record for face off wins and percentage by winning 35 of 48 or 72.91% of his face-offs in a single game.

College career[edit]

Vlahakis attended Fairfield University where he was ranked seventh in the nation with a face-off win percentage of .633 in 2003 and was ranked as one of the top-10 face-off men in the NCAA in each of his four seasons with the Stags. Vlahakis was a two-time All-New England selection and pre-season All-American in 2002.[3]

Personal[edit]

Peter's father is Bob Vlahakis, the producer and innovator of the annual Face-Off Yearbook covering college lacrosse since 1994 and a current Senior Editor of the Inside Lacrosse Magazine.

Statistics[edit]

MLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G 2ptG A Pts GB PIM FO GP G 2ptG A Pts GB PIM FO
2005 New Jersey 7 0 0 1 1 17 2 38-90 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 Long Island 12 3 0 0 3 56 1.5 195-324 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 Long Island 9 4 0 2 6 44 1 165-277 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 Long Island 12 4 0 2 6 100 1 244-415 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 Long Island 10 1 0 1 2 42 5 138-255 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.5 13-30
MLL Totals 50 12 0 6 18 259 10.5 780-1361 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.5 13-30

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