Latrell Harris Named 1st Team All-League
Oakville, ON – The National Lacrosse League (@NLL) continued with their end of season award announcements today which included five members of the Toronto Rock being named to the 1st and 2nd All-League Teams.
1st Team All-League
Latrell Harris, Toronto Rock, Defenceman. Latrell Harris won his first Defensive Player of the Year award on a team that allowed the least number of goals on the season with 164 (9.11 per game). Harris was one of the stalwarts on the backend taking on the toughest matchups, finishing the season with 10 goals, 20 assists, 108 loose ball recoveries, 24 caused turnovers and 10 blocked shots with just four penalty minutes. This is Harris’ first 1st Team All-League honours after finishing on the second team last season.
Dhane Smith, Buffalo Bandits, Forward
Jeff Teat, New York Riptide, Forward
Zach Currier, Calgary Roughnecks, Transition
Graeme Hossack, Halifax Thunderbirds, Defenseman
Christian Del Bianco, Calgary Roughnecks, Goaltender
2nd Team All-League
Tom Schreiber, Toronto Rock, Forward. Tom Schreiber set a new high for an American with 116 points, fourth in the NLL this season. His 48 goals were also fourth in the NLL. Schreiber had the most points in a single game this season with 15 on February 4, two away from tying Mark Steenhuis’ record of 17. He is also one of six players to hit the 100+ points and 100+ loose ball mark. This is Schreiber’s first All-League honours after being All-Rookie in 2017.
Challen Rogers, Toronto Rock, Transition. The two-time Transition Player of the Year finished the 2022-23 campaign with 20 goals, 29 assists, 85 loose balls, 13 caused turnovers and 11 blocked shots. One of the most versatile players in the NLL, Rogers frequently played out of both doors. He took four penalty shots, converting on three. This is Rogers’ second 2nd team All-League honours (2022), after being 1st Team in 2019 and 2020.
Brad Kri, Toronto Rock, Defenceman. Brad Kri is among the many talented defensive players for the Rock. In 18 games, Kri buried three goals, added 12 assists, 144 loose ball recoveries, 35 caused turnovers (fourth in the NLL) and a team high 13 blocked shots. The Rock had the second best penalty kill at 61% this season. This is Kri’s first All-League honours.
Nick Rose, Toronto Rock, Goaltender. Nick Rose was one of the most complete goalies all season. His 9.03 goals against average was lowest in the NLL. He finished with a 13-5 record, 1056:46 minutes, 655 total saves and an 80% save percentage. This is Rose’s second straight 2nd Team All-League honours.
Steve Priolo, Buffalo Bandits. Defenseman
Connor Fields, Rochester Knighthawks, Forward
Calgary goaltender Christian Del Bianco was also named the league’s Most Valuable Player on Friday. It is just the second time in NLL history that a goalie has been named MVP.
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