6' 0"
Joe WaltersNumber: #

Pro Experience:

8th season

College/Last Team:





Rochester, NY


He re-signed and agreed to a three-year deal with the Knighthawks on July 26, 2010… Was traded from Buffalo to Philadelphia on 8/01/07… Buffalo Bandits’ second-round selection (18th overall) in the 2006 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft.


He enters his eighth season in the NLL and eighth with the Knighthawks… In 2015, he set career highs in goals (20), assists (33) and points (53)… Has the longest point streak in team playoff history at 15 games (5/04/12 to present)… Was second on the team with three game-winning goals… Named the team’s Community Service Award winner for the sixth time in his career (2010-15)… On 3/14/15, he tied his career high with seven points (2+5)… Collected a career-high six assists on 2/21/15… Scored game-winning goals in back-to-back games for the first time in his career (2/14-2/15/15)… Collected a career-high five goals and seven points on 1/31/15… Won three straight Champion’s Cups (2012-14)… Scored the game-tying goal and assisted on the game winner in the decisive game of the 2014 NLL Championship Series… In 2014, he reached the 40-point plateau for the first time in his career… Finished second on the team with 18 playoff points… On 4/19/14, he collected a career high in assists and points with five… Netted the first regular season hat trick of his career on 2/15/14… Collected his 100th career point on 1/25/14… Scored the game-winning goal in the 2013 NLL Championship Game… Named to the NLL All-Green Team for his work in the Rochester community… Recorded the first five-assist night of his career on 4/13/13… In 2012, he finished fifth in the NLL in playoff points (13) en route to his first NLL Championship… Was tied for first on the team in postseason assists with nine… Netted his first game-winning goal and added three assists on 2/18/12… In 2009, he recorded 20 points (8+12) in 15 games and 50 loose balls in his rookie NLL season… In 2014 and 2015, he played for the Chesapeake Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse... Played for the Hamilton Nationals from 2011-13… He was the Nats’ all-time leader in goals, assists and points… Played in his seventh MLL All-Star Game in 2014… All-MLL Team selection (2008-09, 2011)… Played for the Toronto Nationals in 2009 and won the MLL title… In 2008, he helped the Rochester Rattlers win their first Major League Lacrosse title and was named the Playoff MVP… Named to Team USA for the 2015 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships… Won a silver medal with Team USA at the 2006 World Lacrosse Championships… Completed a storied college career at the University of Maryland… With the Terrapins, he was a four-time All-American and the 2006 recipient of the Jack Turnbull Memorial Award as the Attackman of the Year… He was also a candidate for the Tewaaraton Trophy, given to the National Player of the Year… Maryland's all-time leader in points and goals with 227 and 153, respectfully… Three-time All-ACC selection and two-time ACC Player of the Year… In 2011, he made his Senior “A” box lacrosse debut with the Brampton Excelsiors… Won his first Mann Cup in 2011 with the Excels… Represented the United States at three Bowhunter Cups (2010-12)… In 2013, he won the Rochester Press-Radio Club’s Eliot Cushing Award for promoting lacrosse on a national level.