National Lacrosse League Rookie of the Year Award

The National Lacrosse League Rookie of the Year Award is given annually to the top rookie in the National Lacrosse League. The award winners are chosen by a vote of the leagues coaches, general managers, and executives.[1]

In 2006, the award was sponsored by S.C. Johnson and was known as the "Edge Active Care Rookie of the Year Award".

Past winnersEdit

Season Winner Team Other finalists
2020 Tyson Gibson[2] New York Riptide Connor Fields, San Diego Seals
Andrew Kew, New England Black Wolves
2019 Austin Staats San Diego Seals Ian MacKay, Buffalo Bandits
Matt Rambo, Philadelphia Wings
2018 Jake Withers[3] Rochester Knighthawks Zach Currier, Calgary Roughnecks
Austin Shanks, Rochester Knighthawks
2017 Tom Schreiber[4] Toronto Rock Kyle Jackson, Rochester Knighthawks
Latrell Harris, Toronto Rock
2016 Randy Staats[5] Georgia Swarm Wesley Berg, Calgary Roughnecks
Jesse King, Georgia Swarm
2015 Ben McIntosh[6] Edmonton Rush Jeremy Noble, Colorado Mammoth
Miles Thompson, Minnesota Swarm
2014 Logan Schuss[7] Minnesota Swarm Robert Church, Edmonton Rush
Dillon Ward, Colorado Mammoth
2013 Mark Matthews[8] Edmonton Rush  
2012 Adam Jones[9] Colorado Mammoth  
2011 Curtis Dickson [10] Calgary Roughnecks  
2010 Stephan Leblanc[11] Toronto Rock  
2009 Rhys Duch[12] San Jose Stealth  
2008 Craig Point[13] Minnesota Swarm  
2007 Ryan Benesch[14] Toronto Rock  
2006 Brodie Merrill[1] Portland LumberJax  
2005 Ryan Boyle San Jose Stealth  
2004 Taylor Wray Calgary Roughnecks  
2003 Brian Langtry Colorado Mammoth  
2002 Blaine Manning Toronto Rock  
2001 Tracey Kelusky Columbus Landsharks  
2000 John Grant, Jr. Rochester Knighthawks  
1999 Jesse Hubbard Baltimore Thunder  
1998 Colin Doyle Ontario Raiders  
1997 Jeff Wilfong Boston Blazers  
1996 Darren Fridge Boston Blazers  
1995 Charlie Lockwood New York Saints  
1994 Tom Marechek Philadelphia Wings  
1993
No award given
1992 Derek Keenan Buffalo Bandits  
1991 Gary Gait Detroit Turbos  

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Merrill wins Edge Active Care Rookie of the Year". NLL website. 2006-05-09. Retrieved 2006-11-07.
  2. ^ "NLL announces 2019-20 NLL award winners". NLL.com. June 30, 2020. Retrieved July 5, 2020.
  3. ^ "Rookie of the Year Announced". NLL.com. July 27, 2018. Retrieved August 4, 2018.
  4. ^ "NLL Awards: No Surprise as Schreiber Named Rookie of the Year". IL Indoor. June 25, 2017. Retrieved June 25, 2017.
  5. ^ "2016 NLL Season Awards & Hall of Fame Ceremony". NLL.com. September 27, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.
  6. ^ "2015 NLL Season Awards & Hall Of Fame Ceremony". NLL.com. September 29, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  7. ^ "League announces 2014 Season Award winners". NLL.com. September 21, 2014. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  8. ^ "Rush's Matthews wins Moe's Southwest Grill Rookie of the Year". NLL.com. May 8, 2013. Retrieved May 8, 2013.
  9. ^ "Adam Jones wins Rookie of the Year Award, presented by Thunder Tribe". NLL.com. May 4, 2012. Retrieved May 4, 2012.
  10. ^ "Calgary's Dickson Wins Rookie of the Year". NLL.com. 2011-05-10. Retrieved 2011-05-10.
  11. ^ "Stephan LeBlanc Named NLL Rookie of the Year". TorontoRock.com. May 13, 2010. Archived from the original on January 16, 2011. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  12. ^ "Duch Wins Rookie of the Year Award". NLL.com. May 13, 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-14.
  13. ^ "Point Named Rookie of the Year". NLL.com. May 13, 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-13.
  14. ^ "Benesch Named Rookie of the Year". NLL.com. May 8, 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-08.