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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 seventh season in the NLL and seventh with the Knighthawks… Won three straight Champion’s Cups (2012-13)… Scored the game-tying goal and assisted on the game winner in the decisive game of the 2014 NLL Championship Series… In 2014, he set new career highs in goals (15), assists (26) and points (41)… Finished second on the team with 18 playoff points… He was named the team’s Community Service Award winner for the fifth time in his career (2010-14)… 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… In 2013, he had career highs in goals (9), assists (25) and points (34)… 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…Tied his single-game high with five points (1+4) on 2/8/13 at Philadelphia… 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… He had a career game on 5/04/12, as he led Rochester with four assists and six points; tied his career-high with two goals… During the regular season, he recorded a career-high 13 assists… Netted his first game-winning goal and added three assists on 2/18/12… In 2011, he recorded 11 points (1+10)… In 2009, he recorded 20 points (8+12) in 15 games and 50 loose balls in his rookie NLL season… In 2014, 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 National 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… Won a silver medal with Team USA at the 2006 World Lacrosse Championships in London, Ontario… 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.