|College||Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT); Adrian|
|Summer Team||Peterborough Lakers (MSL)|
|DOB||April 26, 1989|
Nickname – Suits …Pets – Dog named Kikko…Job – Professional forklift driver…Hobbies – Fishing, Playstation, Baggo…Role Model Growing Up – Greg Suitor and Sean Williams…Three Words to Describe Yourself – Fearless, Gritty, and Hardworking…Favorite Group(s) – Kid Cudi, J Cole, Mac Miller…Favorite Food – Mom’s lasagna…Most Prized Possession – 2008 Minto Cup Ring…Quote/Words to Live By – “Run when you can; walk if you have to; crawl if you must; just never give up.”…Career Highlight – Being selected by the Swarm in the draft and scoring 4 goals against my junior goalie, Mike Poulin.
Picked up 12 loose balls and five forced turnovers in win over Buffalo (4/12)... Added an assist and seven loose balls at Rochester (4/5)... Notched three assists and eight loose balls against Rochester (4/4)... Picked up seven loose balls and three forced turnovers in overtime win against Buffalo (3/23)... Added a goal and six loose balls against Toronto (3/16)... Scored a goal, picked up ten loose balls and causes seven forced turnovers at Philadelphia (2/23)... Notched four points (2g, 2a) at Colorado (2/1)... Picked up a pair of goals in home opener against Philadelphia (1/19)... Tallied two points (1g, 1a) on top of a team-high nine loose balls at Philadelphia (1/18)... Notched an assist and a team-high eight loose balls at Vancouver (1/11)... Collected five loose balls in season opener at Rochester (12/28).
Has appeared in three playoff games with Minnesota from 2011-12... 2012: Collected 13 loose balls and won five faceoffs in two games with Minnesota....2011: Collected a game-high 19 loose balls, scored a goal and went 11-24 on faceoffs vs. WAS (4/30).
2013: Recorded five points (4g, 1a) and 34 loose balls in five games during an injury-shortened season... Notable Performances: Grabbed four loose balls at EDM (2/22)...scooped up five loose balls vs. CGY (2/16)...Scored an unassisted goal for the third consecutive game in addition to eight loose balls vs TOR (2/8)...Recorded an unassisted goal to go along with 7 loose balls at COL (2/2)...Scored unassisted goal and had team-high 10 loose balls against WASH (1/26). 2012: Named the 2012 NLL Transition Player of the Year...Selected to the All-Pro First Team following career-highs in points (26), goals (15), assists (11) and loose balls (120) in 16 games...Served as an assistant captain for the West All-Stars in 2012... Notable Performances: Scored three goals and picked up eight loose balls at WAS (3/25)...Collected eight loose balls and logged 24 penalty minutes at BUF (3/17)...Awarded the Transition Player of the Week for Week #9...Notched two goals and six loose balls at CAL (3/3)...Collected eight loose balls at WAS (2/24)...Scored three points (2g, 1a) and collected five loose balls vs ROC (2/12)...Recorded two points (1g, 1a) and four loose balls vs EDM (2/10)...Tallied two assists and seven loose balls at ROC (2/4)...Recorded a hat trick (3g), three loose balls, one forced turnover, 10 PIM and went 1/1 on faceoffs during the home opener vs. BUF (1/28)...Notched one point (1g), 17 loose balls, one forced turnover and went 2/2 on faceoffs at COL (1/14)...Awarded Transition Player of the Week in Week #3.. 2011: Recorded 10 points (5g, 5a) and collected a team-high 108 loose balls in 13 games...Went 74-189 on faceoffs...Named to the 2011 All-Rookie Team...Named Rookie of the Week during Week #13...Notable Performances: Scored his first career goal, and notched a career-high four points (4g, 0a) vs. CGY (4/2)...Grabbed a team-high 12 loose balls, went 4-for-7 on face-offs and dished out two assists vs. WAS (1/29)...Collected five loose balls and five PIM in his NLL debut vs. ROC (1/8)...2010: Assistant captain and defenseman with the Orangeville Northmen of the OLA Junior A Lacrosse League…Recorded 39 points (8g, 31a) and 69 PIM in 22 games…Helped lead the Northmen to their third straight Minto Cup..Named OLA Second Team All-Star and First Team Minto All-Star....2009: Caused 24 turnovers in 8 games at Adrian College…led the team in caused turnovers…Tallied 55 points (18g, 37a) and 74 PIM in 22 games with the Orangeville Northmen…2008: Averaged 3.36 loose balls per game in 11 games at Adrian College...Led the team with 19 caused turnovers...Played with the Orangeville Northmen of the OLA Junior A Lacrosse League for six seasons…Won two Minto Cups (‘08 and ‘09) and three Ontario titles (‘08, ‘09, and ‘10) in his time with Orangeville…2008 Ontario MVP…HIGH SCHOOL: Attended The Hill Academy (Vaughan, Ontario).
Selected by Minnesota in the first round (fourth overall) of the 2010 NLL Entry Draft (9/8/10).