List of career achievements by Gary Gait

Professional career statistics and achievements

Key
GP Games Played
GS Games Started
Sh Shots
G Goals
2ptG 2-Point Goals
AT Assists
pts Points
LB / GB Loose Balls / Ground Balls
TotPen Total Penalties
PIM / PenMin Penalty Minutes
FO Face-Offs (Face-Offs Attempted  Face-Offs Won)
FO% Face-Off Percentage
Sh% Shot Percentage
PPG Power Play Goals
PPP Power Play Assists
SHG Shorthanded Goals
SHA Shorthanded Assists
GWG Game Winning Goals
OTG Overtime Goals

National Lacrosse League

year Age Team GP G AT pts FO FO% LB PIM
1991 23 Detroit Turbos 10 32 36 68 0-0 .000 67 12
1992 24 Detroit Turbos 8 27 22 49 61-114 .535 51 17
1993 25 Philadelphia Wings 8 21 13 34 4-4 1,000 68 0
1994 26 Philadelphia Wings 7 16 17 33 2-4 .500 38 6
1995 27 Philadelphia Wings 8 30 18 48 0-0 .000 58 4
1996 28 Philadelphia Wings 10 43 22 65 0-0 .000 74 4
1997 29 Philadelphia Wings 10 40 32 72 0-0 .000 65 8
1998 30 Baltimore Thunder 12 57 28 85 0-0 .000 64 13
1999 31 Baltimore Thunder 11 50 32 82 0-0 .000 60 2
2000 32 Pittsburgh CrosseFire 12 38 45 83 0-0 .000 63 4
2001 33 Washington Power 14 43 47 90 0-0 .000 82 10
2002 34 Washington Power 16 50 62 112 0-0 .000 120 8
2003 35 Colorado Mammoth 16 61 35 96 0-0 .000 105 4
2004 36 Colorado Mammoth 16 55 38 93 0-0 .000 80 8
2005 37 Colorado Mammoth 16 33 48 81 0-0 .000 81 4
2009 41 Rochester Knighthawks 11 22 15 37 1-1 1,000 42 4
2010 42 Rochester Knighthawks 11 16 16 32 0-0 .000 47 4
2011 43 Rochester Knighthawks 2 1 4 5 0-0 .000 6 0
18 Season Totals 198 635 530 1165 68-123 .553 1171 112
Playoffs 23 67 57 124 17-21 .810 125 14
All-Star 4 6 7 12 11 11

Source: NLL.com

Major League Lacrosse

year Age Team GP GS Sh G 2ptG AT pts GB TotPen PenMin Sh% FO FO% PPG PPP SHG SHA GWG OTG
2001 34 Long Island Lizards 14 10 86 30 0 8 38 33 1 0.5 34.9 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0
2002 35 Baltimore Bayhawks 12 4 59 25 0 6 31 29 3 2.0 42.4 0-0 3 1 0 0 0 0
2003 36 Baltimore Bayhawks 11 4 81 30 0 13 43 22 2 2.0 37.0 0-0 6 3 0 0 2 1
2004 37 Baltimore Bayhawks 12 10 107 32 1 14 47 21 1 0.5 29.9 3-4 75.0 3 6 0 1 1 1
2005 38 Baltimore Bayhawks 12 12 102 42 0 21 63 28 0 0.0 41.2 0-0 9 3 0 0 2 0
5 Season Totals 61 40 435 159 1 62 222 133 7 5.0 36.6 3-4 75.0 21 14 1 1 6 2
Playoffs 9 5 72 27 0 8 35 24 1 0.5 37.5 0-0 4 2 1 0 0 0

Source: majorleaguelacrosse.com

National Lacrosse League Achievements

  • 7-time regular season leader, total goals ( 1995 – 99 , 2003 , 2004 )
  • 2-time regular season leader, total assists ( 1991 , 1997 )
  • 7-time regular season leader, total points ( 1991 , 1995 , 1997 – 00 , 2004 )

Championship Game

  • Played in 7 championship games (1 Detroit, 4 Philadelphia and 2 Baltimore)
  • Does not hold any

Rank among NLL Championship Game leaders in other stats:

  • 3rd, goals, career (21)
  • 4th, assists, career (15)

Playoffs

Holds NLL Playoff Records for:

  • Goals, career (65)

All-Star Game

Gait at the 2005 All-Star Skills Competition
  • Selected 4 times
  • Does not hold any All-Star Game records

Rank among NLL All-Star Game leaders in other stats:

  • 2nd, goals, game (5)
  • Behind Mark Steenhuis (6)
  • 2nd, points, game (8)
  • Scored 5 goals and 3 assists for 8 points (1991 All-Star game)
  • Behind Paul Cantabene (10)
  • 5th, goals, career (6)
  • Tied with Gavin Prout

Regular season

Holds NLL regular season records for:

  • MVP honors (6)
  • The MVP Awards is John Tavares (3)
  • Consecutive MVP honors (5)
  • All-Pro Team honors (15)
  • Consecutive All-Pro Team honors (15)
  • All-Pro First Team honors (14)
  • Consecutive All-Pro First Team honors (14)
  • Goals per game, career (3.425)
  • Goals, game (10)
  • Set vs. The Toronto Rock on January 9, 1999
  • Shared with his brother, Paul

Rank among NLL regular season leaders in other stats:

  • 2nd, goals, career (596)
  • 3rd, assists, career (495)
  • 7th, assists per game, career (2.845)
  • 2nd, points, career (1,091)
  • 3rd, points per game, career (6.270)
  • 5th, loose balls, career (1076)
  • 2nd, goals, season (61)
  • Also holds 3rd and 4th for this record
  • 9th, assists, season (62)
  • 3rd, points, season (112)
  • 2nd, shots on goal, season (253)
  • Also holds 3rd place for this record
  • 6th, loose balls, season (120)
  • 3rd, points, game (14)

Philadelphia Wings franchise records

Holds Philadelphia Wings records for:

  • Goals, 10-game season (43)
  • Assists, 10-game season (32)
  • Points, 10-game season (72)
  • Points, 8-game season (48)
  • Shots on goal, 10-game season (126)
  • Shots on goal, 8-game season (132)

Rank among Philadelphia Wings leaders in other stats:

  • 5th, goals, career (150)
  • 7th, assists, career (102)
  • 7th, points, career (252)
  • 6th, goals, season (43)
  • Also holds 10th place for this record

Colorado Mammoth franchise records

Holds Colorado Mammoth records for:

  • Games played, career (113)
  • Goals, career (387)
  • Assists, career (335)
  • Points, career (722)
  • Goals, season (61)
  • Also holds 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th, 7th and 10th place for this record
  • Shots on goal, season (244)
  • Also holds 2nd, 4th, 6th and 7th place for this record
  • Goals, game (10) *
  • Goals, 16-game season (61)
  • Goals, 14-game season (43)
  • Goals, 12-game season (57)
  • Assists, 14-game season (47)
  • Points, 14-game season (90)
  • Points, 12-game season (85)
  • Shots on goal, 16-game season (253)
  • Shots on goal, 14-game season (146)
  • Shots on goal, 12-game season (157)

Rank among Colorado Mammoth leaders in other stats:

  • 3rd, loose balls, career (655)
  • 3rd, assists, season (62)
  • Also holds 8th and 9th place for this record
  • 2nd, points, season (96)
  • Also holds 3rd, 7th, 9th and 10th place for this record
  • 8th, loose balls, season (120)

* NLL record

Coaching records

  • Gary Gait does not hold any coaching records

Rank among NLL coaching leaders in other stats:

  • 2nd, regular season, percentage, career (% 68.75)
  • 4th, postseason win, career (% 75.00)

Major League Lacrosse Achievements

  • Scored 3 (hat trick) or more goals in 34 games (31 regular season, 3 postseason)
  • Scored 6 goals (sock trick) in 4 games (2 regular season, 2 postseason)
  • 1-time regular season leader, total goals ( 2005 )
  • 1-time regular season leader, total points ( 2005 )
  • 1-time regular season leader, total hat tricks ( 2005 )

Post season

MLL Holdings post season records for:

  • Goals, career (29)
  • Points, career (35)
  • Hat tricks, career (3)
  • There is a 5-way tie for this record
  • Shots, career (72)
  • Power play assists, game (2)
  • Set vs. The Long Island Lizards in the 2002 Championship Game on September 1

Rank amongst MLL’s post season leaders in other stats:

  • 5th, assists, career (8)
  • Tied with Ryan Boyle
  • 8th, ground balls, career (24)

Regular season

Holds MLL regular season records for:

  • Overtime goals, career (2)
  • There is a 4-way tie for this record
  • Overtime points, career (2)
  • There is an 8-way tie for this record

Rank among MLL regular season leaders in other stats:

  • 6th, goals, career (159)
  • 5th, hat tricks, career (31)
  • 12th, assists, career (62)
  • 8th, points, career (222)
  • 9th, shots, career (435)

Career Highs

Regular season:

  • Goals: 6 (2 times)
  • Assists: 4 (3 times)
  • Points: 8 (2 times)

postseason:

  • Goals: 6 (2 times)
  • Assists: 4 (September 1, 2002 vs. Long Island Lizards)
  • Points: 7 (August 24, 2003 vs. Long Island Lizards)
  • Power play assists: 2 (September 1, 2002 vs. Long Island Lizards)

* MLL record

Other Interesting Notes

  • Games in which Gait was leading scorer: 20 (17 regular season, 3 post season)
  • Games in which Gait was team’s leading scorer: 23 (20 regular season, 3 post season)

College career statistics and achievements

Syracuse University

Season GP G AT pts PPG
1987 17 25 4 29 1.71
1988 15 70 (a) 17 87 5.80
1989 17 51 14 65 3.82
1990 16 46 26 72 4.50
Totals 56 192 (b) 61 253 4.52
(A) 2nd in NCAA single-season goals
(B) 3rd in NCAA career goals

NCAA Tournament

  • 1-time NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • 4-time All-Tournament Team
  • 2-time Tournament leader, total points (1988, 1990)

Holds NCAA Tournament records for:

  • Goals, career (50)
  • Goals, game (9)
  • Set vs. Navy on May 22, 1988
  • Shared with Oliver Brown
  • Goals, quarterfinal (9)
  • Set vs. Navy on May 22, 1988
  • Points, game (12)
  • Set vs. Navy on May 22, 1988
  • Shared with Ed Mullen

Rank among NCAA Tournament leaders in other stats:

  • 2nd, goals, tournament (15)
  • Set during the 1990 tournament
  • Held for 16 years until Matt Ward broke it in 2006 with 16 (Ward played in 4 games in 2006 while Gestured in only 3 in 1990 because Syracuse had a Bye in the first round of the 1990 tournament)
  • Also holds 3rd place for this record with 14 goals (1988)
  • 3rd, goals, championship game (5)
  • Set during the 1990 Championship Game
  • Tied with many

Career and season NCAA records

  • 3rd, career goals (192)
  • 2nd, goals in a season (70)
  • 4th, career goals per game (3.43)
  • 18th, career points (253)
  • 5th, goals per game, season (4.67)
  • 3rd, points, game (12)
  • Set May 22, 1988 vs. Navy
  • 3rd, goals, game (9)
  • Set May 22, 1988 vs. Navy

Syracuse men’s lacrosse records

  • Goals, career (192)
  • Goals per game, career (3.43)
  • Goals, season (70)
  • Goals per game, season (4.67)
  • Goals, game (9)
  • Goals, tournament (15, 1990)
  • Goals, tournament game (9) *
  • Set May 22, 1988 vs. Navy
  • Points, tournament game (12) *
  • Set May 22, 1988 vs. Navy

Hall of Fame Inductions

  • US Lacrosse National Hall of Fame – November 12, 2005
  • National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame – February 23, 2006 – Charter Class

Awards

  • NLL Most Valuable Player Award : 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2003
  • NLL Championionship Game MVP Award : 1991, 1995
  • NLL Sportsmanship Award : 2004 (tie), 2005
  • NLL Rookie of the Year Award : 1991
  • NLL Player of the Month : 6 times
  • NLL Player of the Week : 7 times (1994-2001)
  • NLL Overall Player of the Week : 6 times (2002-2005)
  • NLL Offensive Player of the Week : 3 times
  • MLL Most Valuable Player Award : 2005 (tie)
  • MLL Championship Game MVP Award : 2005
  • MLL All-Star MVP Award : 2004
  • MLL Offensive Player of the Week : 2 times
  • MLL Most Valuable Player of the Game Award: 12 times
  • Lt. Raymond Enners Award (NCAA Player of the Year): 1988, 1990
  • McLaughlin Award : 1988, 1989
  • NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player: 1990

Honors

  • 3-time All-World Team (1990, 1994, 1998)
  • 14-time NLL All-Pro First Team (1991-2004)
  • 1-time NLL All-Pro Second Team (2005)
  • 2-time All-MLL Team (2004, 2005)
  • 3-time All-American First Team (1988, 1989, 1990)
  • 1-time All-American Honorable Mention (1987)
  • 4-time NCAA All-Tournament Team (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990)
  • Named to Lacrosse Magazine’s All-20th Century Team
  • Named to the NCAA’s 25th Anniversary Team

Team honors

  • Three NCAA National Championships – Syracuse University : 1988 , 1989 , 1990
  • Two Mann Cups – Victoria Shamrocks : 1997, 1999
  • Three NLL Championships – Detroit Turbos : 1991 – Philadelphia Wings : 1994 , 1995
  • Three MLL Steinfeld Cups – Long Island Lizards : 2001 – Baltimore Bayhawks : 2002 , 2005
  • Heritage Cup – Canada : 2004
  • World Championship – Canada : 2006

Coaching honors

  • Seven NCAA Women’s National Championships – University of Maryland Assistant Coach: 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • NLL Champion’s Cup – Colorado Mammoth Head Coach: 2006
  • Two MLL Steinfeld Cups – Baltimore Bayhawks Player-Coach: 2002 , 2005

Physical statistics

  • Height: 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm)
  • Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)

See also

NCAA Men’s Division I Lacrosse Records

References

  • Inside Lacrosse
  • National Lacrosse League Career Stats
  • The Outsider’s Guide to the NLL
  • Major League Lacrosse Record Books

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