Nationals Merrill Named to All-MLL TeamAugust 24, 2012 - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) Hamilton Nationals
The Orangeville, Ontario native ranked third in the MLL with 96 ground balls in 13 games while contributing four goals, including a two-point marker, and six assists for the Nationals. He had a season-high 11 ground balls at Chesapeake on June 16th and also against Ohio on July 13th. In addition, he tallied a season-high two assists at Charlotte in a June 2nd victory, while posting a goal with an assist at Long Island on July 21.
A six-time selection as the Warrior Defensive Player of the Year, Merrill holds the MLL record with 620 career ground balls while scoring 39 goals, including three two-point markers, with 66 assists in 91 career games.
Here is the 2012 Lacrosse.com All-Major League Lacrosse team:
Attack: Ned Crotty (Rochester), Brendan Mundorf (Denver), Ryan Boyle (Boston)
Midfield: Paul Rabil (Boston), Kyle Dixon (Chesapeake), Max Seibald (Long Island)
Defense: Brodie Merrill (Hamilton), Kyle Hartzell (Ohio), Michael Evans (Chesapeake), Lee Zink (Denver)
Goalkeeper: Drew Adams (Long Island)
Face-off Specialist: Greg Gurenlian (Long Island)
The MLL Championship Weekend presented by Warrior will be held on August 25th and 26th at Harvard Stadium. The top-seeded Denver Outlaws will face the fourth-seeded Long Island Lizards in the first semifinal at 1:00 p.m. before the second-seeded Chesapeake Bayhawks will play against the defending MLL champion Boston Cannons, who earned the third seed, in the second semi-final at approximately 4:00 p.m. The two semifinal winners will play in the championship game on Sunday, August 26th at 3:00 p.m.
Major League Lacrosse Stories from August 24, 2012
- Nationals Merrill Named to All-MLL Team - Hamilton Nationals
- Lacrosse.Com All-MLL Team Announced - MLL
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