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Griffin Peene 2020 MLL Draft Prospect

May 1, 2020 - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) News Release

Boston, MA - Griffin Peene did not play his freshman year in order to complete remotely piloted aircraft training and expeditionary survival and escape training. 2018 he transitioned onto the team, earning time in 3 games. 2019 Peene earned a role on the defense, contributing consistently. 2020 was set to be Peene's year. He was selected as a captain, he helped Air Force stun nation in their season opener when the Falcons took down Duke and he started all seven games. Unfortunately, Peene was not able to put together a full season of highlight reels for MLL teams this year. It is up to MLL coaches to now decide if Peene's size, leadership and improvement year-over-year is enough to earn him a spot on their roster.

Coverage of the Collegiate Draft Presented by Cascade will be held during MLL Draft Primetime, starting at 7:30 pm EDT (5:30 pm MDT). The draft will be conducted remotely, via a teleconference. Results will be released on a rolling basis via the league's and teams' social media platforms.

Reece Eddy

Height: 6-5

Weight: 220

University: Air Force Academy

Hometown: Ridgewood, NJ

Highschool: Ridgewood


Ground Balls Caused Turnovers

Season GP-GS # Rank Across Team # Rank Across Team

2020 7-7 11 4th 2 5th

2019 13-7 11 14th 6 8th

2018 3-0 0 n/a 0 n/a

2017 0-0 n/a n/a n/a n/a

Noteworthy for 2020 Draft

Size - 6-5, 220.

Leadership - Leading an academy team is impressive alone, but doing it while earning high academic honors and performing on the field shows a high level of accountability and leadership

Enough Experience - Peene has only had one full season of play under his belt

Collegiate Accolades

Team Captain

2x Athletic Director's list

2x Dean's List

Superintendent's List

Commandant's List

SoCon Honor Roll

Personal Notes

Management Major

2017 Completed Remotely Piloted Aircraft training and Expeditionary Survival and Escape Training

Younger brothers, Quincy and Gavin, play on the Air Force lacrosse team

Credits his father with the greatest impact on his athletic career

In high school Peene lettered in football and basketball

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