Brendan Mundorf

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Brendan Mundorf
— Lacrosse player —
Born (1984-07-27) 27 July 1984 (age 30)
Baltimore, Maryland
Position Attack
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
NLL team
F. Teams
Philadelphia Wings
Orlando Titans
MLL Team
F. Teams
Chesapeake Bayhawks
Denver Outlaws
Nationality USA
Australia

Brendan Mundorf (born July 27, 1984 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a lacrosse player who played for the Denver Outlaws of Major League Lacrosse and the Philadelphia Wings of the National Lacrosse League.He is currently with the Chesapeake Bayhawks [1]

Early Years[edit]

Brendan Mundorf was born on July 27, 1984 in Ellicott City, MD. He later attended Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore.

College career[edit]

During Mundorf's senior year at University of Maryland, Baltimore County he earned All City-County honors from The Baltimore Sun, while leading the Retrievers to the 2006 NCAA championship tournament.

NLL career[edit]

Mundorf was a First Round Draft pick (11th Overall) by the Titans in the 2007 NLL Entry Draft.[2] He was awarded Rookie of the Week Honors in Week 10 of the 2007 season.[3] During the 2009 NLL season, he was named to the All-Star Game as an injury replacement.[4] He was picked 3rd in the 2010 Orlando Titans dispersal draft by the Philadelphia Wings. [1]

MLL career[edit]

Drafted by Denver 21st overall in the 2006 MLL Collegiate Draft.

Rookie Season: Played 9 games with the Outlaws as a rookie, ranking fourth on the club with 22 goals on 75 shots. Posted 7 assists to finish with 29 points. Named Cascade MLL Rookie of the Week for the 6 goals he scored vs. San Francisco.

2007: Appeared in 12 games with Denver, finishing with 36 goals and 11 assists for 47 points...His 36 goals led the team and tied for second in the league, while his point total led the team and tied for sixth in the league...Turned in an 8-point performance (5 goals, 3 assists.) vs. LA. Earned MVP honors in the Independence Day game with 5 goals and 1 assist vs. the Chicago Machine.

2008: Played 12 games and paced the Outlaws with 30 goals on 83 shots (52 on goal)...Added 14 assists to finished second on the team and seventh in the league with 44 points...Participated in his second MLL All-Star Game.

2009: Appeared in 12 games with Denver and led the team with 34 goals on 75 shots (49 on goal) with 10 assists...Ranked second on the team and tied fourth for league with 44 points. Added 15 groundballs. Named Bud Light MVP Honoree of the week four times...Earned MLL Offensive Player of the Week honors on May 26...Named to his third MLL All Star Game.

2010: Played 11 games with the Outlaws and tied for the team lead with 22 goals on a team-high 83 shots (38 on goal). Added 16 assists to finish with a team-best 38 points.Scored 4 power-play goals, netted 2 game-winning goals and picked up 15 groundballs. Earned MLL Offensive Player of the Week honors after scoring 4 goals and adding 1 assist vs. Chicago.

2011: Played in 11 games with the Outlaws. Led the team with 45 points, 30 goals, and 15 assists. Recovered 23 groundballs. Played in 1 playoff game, scoring 1 goal and 1 assist for a total of 2 points as well as 1 groundball. Played in his fourth MLL All-Star game, representing Team Warrior. Contributed 1 goal, 3 assists, and 2 groundballs.

2012: Played in 12 games for the Denver Outlaws. Led the team with 32 goals, 27 assists, and 59 total points. Finished second in the MLL in goals and fourth is assists. Helped Outlaws increase attendance once again. Named as the 2012 MLL Season Most Valuable Player.

2013: Acquired by the Bayhawks in a trade with the Denver Outlaws according to head coach Dave Cottle."We have been trying to get Brendan for the last four years and are excited to finally be able to keep him here locally," Cottle stated. "He plays with great competitive toughness and we are reuniting him with his college teammate Drew Westervelt." [5]

International career[edit]

Mundorf played for Australia in the 2006 World Lacrosse Championships, but in the 2010 Championships he represented the USA.

Statistics[edit]

NLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM GP G A Pts LB PIM
2007 New York 14 23 21 44 50 12 -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 New York 13 23 23 46 39 8 2 4 3 7 14 0
2009 New York 16 28 31 59 36 2 3 7 8 15 10 0
2011 Philadelphia 15 16 34 50 75 12 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 Philadelphia 16 28 44 72 58 12 1 4 3 7 3 0
NLL Totals 74 118 153 271 212 46 5 15 14 29 27 0

MLL[edit]

    Regular Season  
Season Team GP G 2ptG A Pts GB PIM
2006 Denver 9 22 0 7 29 21 0
2007 Denver 12 36 0 11 47 20 3.5
2008 Denver 12 30 0 14 44 15 3
2009 Denver 12 34 0 10 44 15 1
MLL Totals 45 122 0 42 164 71 7.5

UMBC[edit]

     
Season GP G A Pts PPG
2003 13 22 11 33 2.54
2004 14 33 15 48 3.43
2005 15 29 28 57 3.80
2006 15 28 19 47 3.13
Totals 57 112 73 185 3.25

Awards[edit]

  • 4 Time MLL All-Star
  • 2012 MLL MVP
  • Denver Outlaws Career Leader in Points
  • Played in 2006, 2010, 2014 World Lacrosse Championships

References[edit]

  1. ^ (http://www.laxmagazine.com/mll/2012-13/news/090613_mundorf-_grant_exchanged)
  2. ^ "Big Signings for the Titans". NLL.com. 16 November 2006. Retrieved 2007-04-25. 
  3. ^ "Tavares Named Player of the Week". NLL.com. 6 March 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-25. 
  4. ^ "All-Star reserves announced". NLL.com. February 19, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-05. 
  5. ^ http://www.laxmagazine.com/mll/2012-13/news/090613_mundorf-_grant_exchanged