Josh Sanderson Named First Team All-Pro
CALGARY, AB - The National Lacrosse League announced today the All-Pro Teams for the 2010 season, naming Rigger's forward Josh Sanderson to the First Team All-Pro. Defenceman Curtis Manning was named to the All Rookie Team.
Sanderson finished the regular season leading the league in points with 104, including 34 goals and 70 assists in 16 games.
Manning collected four goals and 72 loose balls and racked up 36 penalty minutes in 16 regular season games with the Riggers in his rookie season.
The First Team All-Pro lineup consists of Roughnecks' forward Josh Sanderson and forwards Casey Powell and Dan Dawson; transition player Brodie Merrill, defenceman Sandy Chapman and goaltender Matt Vinc.
The Second Team All-Pro lineup consists of forwards Colin Doyle, Lewis Ratcliff and Rhys Duch; transition players Jordan Hall and John Orsen and netminder Anthony Cosmo.
The All Rookie Team includes Manning, as well as forwards Stephan Leblanc, Garrett Billings and Alex Gajic and defencemen Matt Beers and Chris Corbeil.
The NLL Championship Game will take place Saturday, May 15 at 8:30 p.m. MT between the Washington Stealth and Toronto Rock. The game will be aired live on TSN and the NLL Network at NLL.com.
The league awards are determined by a vote of the league executives, general managers and head coaches.
Please check our website (www.calgaryroughnecks.com) regularly in the off-season to stay on top of what's happening with the Roughnecks.
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National Lacrosse League Stories from May 13, 2010
- Alex Gajic Tabbed with All-Rookie Honors - Colorado Mammoth
- Josh Sanderson Named First Team All-Pro - Calgary Roughnecks
- Orlando's Casey Powell Named MVP - Orlando Titans
- Stephan Leblanc Named NLL Rookie of the Year - Toronto Rock
- Merrill Named to NLL All-Pro Team - Edmonton Rush
- Chris Corbeil Named to NLL All-Rookie Team - Buffalo Bandits
- Titans' Powell Named 2010 Reebok Most Valuable Player - NLL
- 2010 National Lacrosse League All-Pro Teams Announced - NLL
- Rock's Stephan Leblanc Named 2010 Rookie of the Year - NLL
- NLL Champions Cup Available On Friday - NLL
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