Corey Small

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Corey Small
— Lacrosse player —
Born (1987-03-23) March 23, 1987 (age 28)
St. Catharines, ON, CAN
Position Attack
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight 180 pounds (82 kg)
MSL team Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks
NLL team
F. Teams
Vancouver Stealth
Edmonton Rush
MLL Team
F. Teams
Free Agent
Hamilton Nationals
Nationality Canada
NLL Draft 9th overall, 2009
Edmonton Rush
Pro career 2009present
Shoots Left

Corey Small (born March 23, 1987 in St. Catharines, Ontario) is a Canadian lacrosse player who plays for the Vancouver Stealth of the National Lacrosse League and formerly the Hamilton Nationals in Major League Lacrosse.

High school career[edit]

Small attended Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School in St. Catharines. During his senior year at Holy Cross, he helped lead the Raiders to a provincial championship.

Canadian Box career[edit]

Junior[edit]

Small played for the St. Catharines Athletics in the OLA Junior A Lacrosse League from to 2004 to 2008. In 2005, he would win the Gaylord Powless Sportsmanship Award. During his 5 years for the Athletics, Small totaled up 127 goals and 278 points in just 102 games. He would also round up 40 goals and 77 points in 30 playoff games.

Senior[edit]

Small was selected 2nd overall in the 2009 Major Series Lacrosse draft by the Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks, just ahead of former Athletics teammate Dan Coates.[1] Small finished his first season with the Kodiaks with 13 goals and 35 points.

Professional career[edit]

Major League Lacrosse[edit]

After finishing his successful four-year tenure at the University of Albany, Small was drafted 22nd overall by the Toronto Nationals in the 2009 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft.[2]

National Lacrosse League[edit]

On September 9, 2009, Small was drafted 1st round, 9th overall in the 2009 NLL entry draft by the Edmonton Rush.[3] After missing the 2014 season due to injury, Small returned to the Rush in 2015 but was traded to the Vancouver Stealth shortly into the season.[4]

Statistics[edit]

NLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM GP G A Pts LB PIM
2010 Edmonton 14 17 22 39 44 0 2 3 1 4 7 0
2011 Edmonton 16 23 40 63 58 4 -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 Edmonton 16 19 29 48 37 0 3 8 6 14 9 0
2013 Edmonton 16 28 36 64 55 4 1 3 3 6 2 0
NLL Totals 62 87 127 214 194 8 6 14 10 24 18 0

NCAA[edit]

     
Season Team GP G A Pts PPG
2006 UAlbany 10 20 5 25 2.00
2007 UAlbany 18 24 7 31 1.72
2008 UAlbany 13 34 11 45 3.46
2009 UAlbany 10 31 5 36 3.60
Totals 51 109 28 137 2.13

MLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G 2ptG A Pts PIM GB S GP G 2ptG A Pts PIM GB S
2009 Toronto Nationals 4 1 0 2 3 0.5 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLL totals 4 1 0 2 3 0.5 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2009 Major Series Lacrosse Draft". lacrosseinsidethegame.com. February 3, 2009. Retrieved 2009-02-03. 
  2. ^ "MAJOR LEAGUE LACROSSE COLLEGIATE DRAFT 2009 Collegiate Draft Results". majorleaguelacrosse.com. May 27, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  3. ^ "Edmonton Rush pick Corey Small in entry draft". edmontonjournal.com. September 9, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-09. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Rush trade Corey Small to Stealth". Edmonton Rush web site. January 19, 2015. Retrieved January 19, 2015. 

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