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Tyler BurtonNumber: #
Re-signed and agreed to a three-year deal with the Knighthawks on July 31, 2012.
In his fourth season in the NLL and fourth with the Knighthawks… Won back-to-back Champion’s Cups (2012-13)... Activated from the practice squad on 4/7/13… Rode the first two-game goal-scoring streak of his career (2/8-2/9)… In 2012, he had a career-high 68 loose balls… Won a Champion’s Cup in his second season… Named the team’s Most Improved Player in 2011… Scored his first pro goal on 2/26/11… Earned his first pro point/assist on 1/22/11… Made his pro debut on 1/08/11… Played four seasons of college lacrosse at Division II Mercyhurst College (2007-10)… In 2010, he ranked third on the team in scoring, netting 26 goals and adding 12 assists for 38 points… He led the team with three game-winning goals… Second Team All-American and First Team All-East Coast Conference… The Mercyhurst team captain played in the North-South Game… Recorded 101 points (70+31) in 54 games… In 2009, he was named Second Team All-East Coast Conference… In 2008, he won a silver medal with Team Canada at U19 World Lacrosse Championships… In 2007, he played for the first Mercyhurst lacrosse team to advance to the Division II Finals… In the summer of 2012, he played for the Brampton Excelsiors in Major Series Lacrosse… Won his first Mann Cup in 2011 with the Excels… Was a member of the 2011 Hamilton Nationals of Major League Lacrosse… Played four seasons for the St. Catharines Athletics (Junior “A”) from 2006 to 2009… In his junior career, he recorded 86 points (34+52) in 65 games… In 2009, won the Leadership Award for St. Catharines… Rookie of the Year for Junior “A” St. Catharines Athletics in 2006.