Tom Schreiber Signs 2-Year Contract
Oakville, ON - Toronto Rock Owner, President and GM Jamie Dawick today announced the signing of star forward Tom Schreiber to a 2-year contract through the 2019-20 NLL season.
"We're ecstatic to get the deal done," said Dawick. "With the delay in training camps getting underway and Tom's schedule, it took a little bit of time (to get the deal done) but I know he's thrilled, we're thrilled, we're all very excited and optimistic about the future.
"He's not a newbie anymore. There's no reason to believe Tom won't be better in year three. I'm confident that Tom will be in the MVP conversation at the end of the season. We have high expectations, not only for Tom but also for the team and this coming season."
Schreiber has enjoyed a meteoric rise in the box lacrosse world after playing his first indoor lacrosse game just two years ago. In year one with the Rock, he won the NLL rookie of the year award and last season he was the consensus mid-season MVP favourite before sustaining a knee injury that kept him out of the lineup for seven games.
In just 11 games during the 2017-18 season, Schreiber piled up 64 points, putting him on pace for 105 points. That total would have placed him in the top five in NLL scoring.
"I've had an incredible experience thus far in Toronto," said Schreiber. "I'm honoured to be part of this organization and I'm excited for the future."
The accolades and highlights didn't stop for Schreiber when his NLL season ended last April. The standout midfielder took his talents outside with Team USA and scored the gold medal-winning goal at the FIL World Field Lacrosse Championships in Israel.
Schreiber joined his Toronto Rock teammates this week for the first time as the team's abbreviated training camp resumed following a 12-12 exhibition tie against Saskatchewan on Sunday. The pre-season schedule concludes on Saturday night with the Rock hosting the Colorado Mammoth at 7:00 p.m. ET. It could mark the first game action for Schreiber who missed the opening weekend of camp due to illness.
2018-19 Toronto Rock Single Game, Season Tickets and Season Passes along with the new 4 Game Pack and 6 Ticket Flex Pack are on sale now. To purchase or for more information, please visit torontorock.com or call 416-596-3075.
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