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KNIGHTHAWKS IN THE NEWS
07/08/2013 - 2:35pm

By Carly Szydlowski -- (July 8, 2013)... As members of the 2013 NLL Champion Rochester Knighthawks team play in their respective summer leagues across North America, we will recognize three players each week based on their stellar performances.  Players from Major Series Lacrosse, Major League Lacrosse, Ontario Junior A Lacrosse, and the Western Lacrosse Association will be represented.

This week, Johnny Powless takes the “First Star” award due to his eight-point performance playing with the Six Nations Arrows in their overtime victory against the Kitchener-Waterloo Braves. He recorded two goals and six assists, including the first goal scored in overtime play, versus the Braves. (Photo by Ward J. Laforme Jr.)
 
Below are your Knighthawks three stars of the week:
 
FIRST STAR – Johnny Powless, Six Nations Arrows
2 goals, 6 assists
 
In a nail-biter overtime win for the Six Nations Arrows on Sunday, July 7th, Johnny Powless had a notable eight-point game (2+6).  The Arrows narrowly beat the Kitchener-Waterloo Braves 14-13 to bring their win streak to nine straight.  Six Nations remains the team to beat in the OLA Jr. A, sitting in first place with a 15-3 record.
 
SECOND STAR – Matt Vinc, Victoria Shamrocks
.7187 save percentage (23/32), 1 assist
 
Matt Vinc joined the Victoria Shamrocks on Saturday, July 6th in their game against the Coquitlam Adanacs and helped lead them to victory.  Vinc saved 23 of 32 shots on goal and recorded one assist in the Shamrocks 13-9 win over the Adanacs.  The Shamrocks regained first place in the Western Lacrosse Association with a 9-4 record.
 
THIRD STAR – Cody Jamieson, Six Nations Chiefs
4 goals
 
Cody Jamieson and the Six Nations Chiefs took on the Brampton Excelsiors on Thursday, July 4th at the Powerade Rink.  The Chiefs came out on top after beating the Excelsiors 15-7 and Jamieson contributed four of the fifteen total goals scored by the Chiefs.  Jamieson has now scored 47 points (23+24) in just 11 games this summer for Six Nations.  With an 11-1-1 record, the Chiefs remain at first place in the MSL.
 
Here is the latest news on your Rochester Knighthawks players from around the world.  Members of the 2013 NLL World Championship team are on the move this summer, playing for various leagues including Major Series Lacrosse, Major League Lacrosse, Ontario Junior A Lacrosse, and the Western Lacrosse Association.
 
Check out these stories to stay updated on your favorite players and get your fix of Knighthawks lacrosse in the offseason.
 
Two Knighthawks to Join Canadian Lax Hall of Fame
 
Knighthawks Now on Tumblr
 
Fans Select Another Play of the Year Winner
 
Hamilton has Record Game in Road Win
 
Six Nations Arrows Survive OT Scare
 
OLA Jr. A 3 Stars: Powless, Lomas and Cloutier Rise as Season Hits its Stretch Drive
 
Chiefs Down Redmen; Shamrocks Regain First Place for Now
 
Week 6 MSL Player of the Week Awards (Cody Jamieson)
 
MSL 3 Stars: Cody Jamieson Steals the Show for Six Nations
 
MSL Power Rankings: Chiefs Reclaim Top Spot After Downing Lakers
 
Peterborough Lakers Hold Off Late Rally to Edge Oakville Rock
 
ILIndoor Fan Poll: Who is emerging as your pick to win this year's Mann Cup?
 


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