Cory Bomberry

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Cory Bomberry
— Lacrosse player —
Born (1976-08-09) August 9, 1976 (age 37)
Six Nations, Ontario, CA
Position Forward
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
MSL team Six Nations Chiefs
NLL team
F. Teams
Rochester Knighthawks
Buffalo Bandits
Arizona Sting
Nationality Iroquois
Pro career 1997–present
Shoots Right

Cory Bomberry (born August 9, 1976) is an Iroquois lacrosse player who is currently a free agent. He played most recently for the Rochester Knighthawks of the National Lacrosse League. He spent his career as an attacker.

Bomberry can be considered as one of the most famous and most popular Iroquois lacrosse players. Although he spent most of his NLL career in Rochester, he also well known for his tenure in Buffalo. What's more, his goal on Feb. 18, 2006 against Minnesota, assisted by Bandits star John Tavares, helped Tavares to tie Gary Gait's then-existing NLL Career Points Record.

NLL career[edit]

He was selected as a first-round pick of the Knighthawks in 1997. He entered the league as two-time winner of Mann Cup with the Six Nations Chiefs in 1995 and 1996. He played there from 1997 to 2003 and won the 1997 championship. He then left the team and spent one year in Arizona Sting and three years in Buffalo Bandits. In Buffalo, he also took part in the 2008 NLL Championship, which was his seventh trip to the finals. In 2009, it was reported, that Bomberry was returning to Knighthawks, but he was released after the season.[1]

During his 13 year pro career, he has twice been recognized by the Turtle Island News, leading native weekly newspaper in North America, as the winner of the National Lacrosse League Native American MVP Award.

International career[edit]

Cory also took part in number of major international events, including three World Indoor Lacrosse Championship in 2003 and 2007, where he and his team gained silver medals. Although he was a free agent, he appeared on the Iroquois Nationals roster for the 2011 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. Iroquois gained there silver medals again.

Statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM GP G A Pts LB PIM
1997 Rochester 1 0 2 2 2 2 -- -- -- -- -- --
1998 Rochester 12 19 31 50 56 26 1 3 2 5 10 2
1999 Rochester 12 11 21 32 62 14 2 2 2 4 14 2
2000 Rochester 12 17 25 42 71 14 2 2 4 6 9 6
2001 Rochester 14 24 42 66 69 14 1 0 2 2 6 0
2002 Rochester 16 22 44 66 104 12 2 3 2 5 6 0
2003 Rochester 16 22 43 65 72 4 2 1 6 7 6 0
2004 Arizona 16 23 43 66 46 10 -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 Arizona 15 24 23 47 0 0 3 3 8 11 0 0
2006 Buffalo 15 21 27 48 89 0 3 3 9 12 17 0
2007 Buffalo 15 16 33 49 46 0 2 2 3 5 10 0
2008 Buffalo 16 17 38 55 59 0 3 1 3 4 8 0
2009 Buffalo 15 15 36 51 46 0 2 1 4 5 2 0
2010 Rochester 8 4 11 15 32 2 -- -- -- -- -- --
NLL Totals 183 235 419 654 754 105 23 21 45 66 79 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BOMBERRY RETURNS TO KNIGHTHAWKS". nll.com. November 13, 2009. Retrieved 2011-05-31. 

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