Machine Activate Kenny Massa to 25-Man Roster

May 9, 2018 - Major League Lacrosse (MLL) - Ohio Machine News Release

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Machine have announced that faceoff specialist Kenny Massa has been activated from the collegiate inactive list. The fourth round pick was selected by 31st overall in the 2018 MLL Draft by the Machine.

Massa ranked fourth in the nation for faceoff percentage (.686) and second in ground balls per game (11.33) for the 2018 season at Bryant University. Massa played in 67 games during his career at Bryant University, and ranks third in program history in ground balls, with 394, and faceoff wins, with 656.

This season Massa was selected twice as NEC Player of the Week and honored twice on the USILA Team of the Week, and was a two-time First-Team All-NEC selection. His brother Kevin, plays for the Charlotte Hounds. Massa will wear number 31.

"Kenny had a tremendous collegiate career," Machine Head Coach and General Manager Bear Davis said. "We're looking forward to seeing if the trend can continue in the MLL. He certainly has shown signs of being a great asset for the Machine."

In a corresponding move, the Machine have released faceoff specialist Christopher May.

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