Mike Accursi

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Mike Accursi
— Lacrosse player —
Rochester Knighthawks - 2012 - Mike Accursi at city ceremony cropped.JPG
Born (1975-02-25) February 25, 1975 (age 39)
Pelham, Ontario, CAN
Position Forward
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
MSL team Six Nations Chiefs
NLL team
F. Teams
Rochester Knighthawks
Buffalo Bandits
Edmonton Rush
Syracuse Smash
Ontario Raiders
Nationality Canada
Pro career 1998present
Nickname No Mercy

Mike Accursi (b. February 25, 1975 in Pelham, Ontario) is a lacrosse player for the Rochester Knighthawks in the National Lacrosse League. He is also a teacher and lacrosse coach at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School in St. Catharines, Ontario.[1]

Accursi has been very successful during his lacrosse career, winning two Champion's Cups in consecutive years with the Rochester Knighthawks and the Buffalo Bandits. He has also won two Mann Cups in the Canadian Lacrosse Association; one with the Brampton Excelsiors (2002) and one with the Peterbrough Lakers (2004).

Junior career[edit]

For five years, Accursi played for the Burlington Chiefs and the St. Catharines Athletics of the OLA Junior A Lacrosse League. In 1993, Accursi was awarded the "P.C.O. Trophy" for Rookie of the Year.[2]

Statistics[edit]

NLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM GP G A Pts LB PIM
1998 Ontario 12 24 18 42 63 28 -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 Syracuse 11 7 11 18 35 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2000 Buffalo 12 30 18 48 79 14 1 2 2 4 12 0
2001 Buffalo 14 29 25 54 94 18 -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 Buffalo 16 26 20 46 96 20 -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 Buffalo 15 35 20 55 85 18 2 7 2 9 13 2
2004 Buffalo 16 26 28 54 87 18 3 6 7 13 16 2
2005 Rochester 16 23 48 71 74 12 2 7 1 8 6 0
2006 Rochester 16 27 36 63 61 10 2 0 3 3 10 2
2007 Rochester 16 26 51 77 69 0 3 11 4 15 15 2
2008 Edmonton 9 11 22 33 37 6 -- -- -- -- -- --
Buffalo 4 6 3 9 17 0 3 7 10 17 14 4
2009 Buffalo 16 30 30 60 66 4 2 2 2 4 9 2
2010 Buffalo 15 25 19 44 49 16 1 6 3 9 3 0
NLL Totals 188 325 349 674 912 164 19 48 34 82 98 14

OLA[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1992 Burlington Chiefs OLA Jr.B 12 22 25 47 33 1 1 2 3 2
1992 Burlington Chiefs OLA Jr.A 11 13 15 28 30 -- -- -- -- --
1993 Burlington Chiefs OLA Jr.A 21 44 50 94 81 -- -- -- -- --
1994 Niagara Spartan Warriors OLA Jr.B 8 19 14 33 27 11 26 25 51 28
1995 St. Catharines Athletics OLA Jr.A 19 18 43 61 52 13 9 24 33 18
1996 St. Catharines Athletics OLA.Jr.A 20 25 36 61 52 7 7 18 25 18
1997 Niagara Falls Gamblers MSL 19 11 16 27 43 10 5 10 15 24
Mann Cup Niagara Falls Gamblers CLA -- -- -- -- -- 4 0 4 4 2
1998 Buffalo Gamblers MSL 18 10 25 35 15 10 8 6 14 6
1999 Brampton Excelsiors MSL 15 19 18 37 20 15 12 27 39 10
Mann Cup Brampton Excelsiors CLA -- -- -- -- -- 3 3 1 4 7
2000 Brampton Excelsiors MSL 13 27 15 42 19 10 10 10 20 23
2001 Akwesasne Thunder MSL 6 7 8 15 12 -- -- -- -- --
2002 Brampton Excelsiors MSL 9 8 16 24 6 9 14 14 28 15
Mann Cup Brampton Excelsiors CLA -- -- -- -- -- 7 6 9 15 4
2004 Windsor Warlocks MSL 4 3 4 7 2 -- -- -- -- --
2004 Peterborough Lakers MSL 4 3 5 8 2 13 25 21 46 2
Mann Cup Peterborough Lakers CLA -- -- -- -- -- 6 7 11 18 0
2005 Peterborough Lakers MSL 4 2 8 10 0 7 6 3 9 2
Mann Cup Peterborough Lakers CLA -- -- -- -- -- 2 2 4 6 2
2006 Peterborough Lakers MSL 4 4 2 6 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 Brooklin Redmen MSL 7 10 12 22 4 7 8 9 17 2
2007 Brooklin Redmen MSL 7 7 10 17 2 -- -- -- -- --
2008 St. Regis Indians MSL 6 7 10 17 0 9 8 13 21 4
2009 St. Regis Indians MSL 15 21 20 41 20 9 11 14 25 10
Junior A Totals 71 100 144 244 215 20 16 42 58 36
Junior B Totals 20 41 39 80 60 12 27 27 54 30
Senior A Totals 131 139 169 308 145 99 107 127 234 110
Mann Cup Totals -- -- -- -- -- 22 18 29 47 15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "High school teacher selected to carry Winter Games torch". stcatharinesstandard.ca. September 19, 2009. Retrieved 2009-09-19. 
  2. ^ "O.L.A. Junior A Trophy Winners". wampsbibleoflacrosse.com.