Weight: 195 lbs.
Born: February 1, 1987
Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Years played in the NLL: 4
Previous NLL teams: Buffalo Bandits
Occupation: Nike N7 Athletic
College/University: Syracuse University
Pre-game ritual: 10-20 minute cat nap, shower, braid hair.
Pre-game meal: Chicken, salad, light pasta.
Favourite place on Earth: Every place is a good place. Shower at the rink.
Favourite lacrosse memory:
Favourite karaoke song: PS3
Can't live without: Family
Biggest on-field rival:
Worst injury: Collar bone
Best advice: Put your best effort forward, encourage people around you.
Biggest pet peeve: Slow drivers that drive in the left lane.
How Acquired: Trade by Buffalo to Edmonton in exchange for Aaron Wilson and second-round pick in 2013 NLL Entry Draft.
2014 Season Highlights:
*Racked up 11 loose balls plus three forced turnovers in the Rush’s 13-10 over Colorado
*Piled up six loose balls and two forced turnovers in the Rush’s 17-6 win against Colorado
*Secured seven loose balls in the Rush’s 15-8 win over Calgary
*Scored first goal of the season and collected eight loose balls in the Rush’s 8-7 win over Rochester
*Notched one goal and racked up 15 loose balls in the Rush’s 8-6 win in Philadelphia
*Registered hat trick featuring two unassisted goals plus a season-high 19 loose balls and two forced turnovers in the Rush’s 14-9 win in Minnesota
*Scored fourth-quarter unassisted goal and added 13 loose balls in the Rush’s 11-10 win over Toronto
*Scooped 12 loose balls in Edmonton’s 10-9 victory over Vancouver
*Notched one goal, two assists, seven loose balls and two forced turnovers in the Rush’s 15-7 win at Calgary
*Snared seven loose balls in the Rush’s 14-5 victory over Buffalo
*Registered one assist and 10 loose balls in the Rush’s 15-11 win in Rochester
*Scored first-quarter goal to go with one assist and seven loose balls in the Rush’s 13-10 win in Toronto
*Picked up an unassisted goal in the third quarter plus 10 loose balls in the Rush’s 12-11 victory over Colorado
*Scooped nine loose balls in the Rush’s 12-11 loss to Calgary in Game 1 of the West Division Final
*Snared 14 loose balls in the Rush’s 15-13 win over Calgary in Game 2 of the West Division Final
Career Highlights: Named Rush’s Unsung Hero and Community Service Award winner for 2014 … Finished fourth in the NLL in faceoff wins (235), fifth in loose balls (165), and sixth in shooting percentage (40.9%) in 2014 … Played in the 2014 FIL World Field Lacrosse Championship for Iroquois Nation, helping team reach first podium finish with bronze medal … Named Rush's Unsung Hero for the 2013 season ... Originally selected ninth overall in 2012 NLL Entry Draft by Buffalo … Was taken sixth overall in 2011 Collegiate Draft by Hamilton (MLL) … Joined Syracuse University and was named Third Team All-American and Top Midfielder in 2011 … Won two NJCAA national championships with Onondaga College … Named MVP and First Team All-Star at 2010 President’s Cup Senior ‘B’ national championship … Named First Team All-Star at 2007 Minto Cup Junior ‘A’ national championship … Spent 2012 summer season with Six Nations (MSL) collecting three points in eight regular-season games.