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Career Highlights

College Career

Gurenlian was a four-year letterman at Penn State University and was a co-captain in his senior year. He is second all-time in ground balls and first all-time in faceoff wins.

Professional Career


Gurenlian was drafted by the Rochester Rattlers in the 2006 MLL draft, where he played for two years before joining the San Francisco Dragons. He played for them for two years before joining the Toronto Nationals and the Chicago Machine for a year each. He played his final eight MLL seasons with the New York Lizards. In 2015, he set the MLL record for most ground balls in a season, most faceoff wins in a season, and highest faceoff percentage in a season. He also won the MLL MVP and the Steinfeld Trophy for winning the 2015 MLL Championship. He made the MLL all-pro team six times and was an all-star five times.

PLL Career

In 2018, Gurenlian announced he would come out of retirement to join Paul Rabil’s new Premier Lacrosse League[4] as a member of the Redwoods Lacrosse Club. On January 22, 2020, after one season in the PLL, he retired.

International Career

Gurenlian was a member of the gold-medal-winning Team USA at the 2018 World Lacrosse Championship in Netanya, Israel. He is the US record-holder for international faceoff percentage at a tournament with 81% wins.

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