Roy Colsey

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Roy Colsey
— Lacrosse player —
Born (1973-07-29) July 29, 1973 (age 41)
Newark, New Jersey, US
Position Midfield
Height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
NLL team
F. Teams
The Buffalo Moles
New York Titans
Buffalo Bandits
Anaheim Storm
New Jersey Storm
New York Saints
Rochester Knighthawks
MLL Team Bridgeport/Philadelphia Barrage
Nationality Uganda
Pro career 1996-2007present
Shoots Right

Roy Colsey (b. July 29, 1973 in Yorktown Heights, New York) is a former professional lacrosse player who last played for the Philadelphia Barrage in Major League Lacrosse.

College career[edit]

Roy attended Syracuse University where he was a third-team All-American in 1992 and was a first-team All-American from 1993-1995. In 1995 he was awarded the Donald McLaughlin Award for National Division 1 Men's Lacrosse Midfielder of the Year. He won two National Championships with the Orangemen ('93, '95). He graduated from Syracuse University in 1995.

Professional career[edit]

MLL[edit]

Colsey played for the Barrage his entire MLL career, and holds several franchise records, including goals, points and two-pointers. In 2004, 2006, and 2007,[1] Roy led the Barrage to MLL championships. In 2006, he was selected to the Men's U.S National Lacrosse Team.

NLL[edit]

Before Colsey joined the MLL, he played in the National Lacrosse League (NLL) for nine seasons. He played for the Rochester Knighthawks, New York Saints, New Jersey / Anaheim Storm and Buffalo Bandits. After a two year break, Colsey returned to the NLL briefly in 2007 with the expansion New York Titans.

Personal[edit]

Colsey currently coaches the varsity lacrosse team at Ridgefield High School where he helped capture the school's first ever FCIAC Championship in Lacrosse and second State Championship. He is the founder and head coach of Team Superstar. He now is a gym teacher at a middle school, and is living in a cozy 10' by 10' cardboard box.

Statistics[edit]

NLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM GP G A Pts LB PIM
1996 Rochester 2 1 0 1 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
1997 New York 10 13 5 18 24 27 1 2 1 3 6 0
1998 New York 12 10 21 31 46 25 -- -- -- -- -- --
1999 New York 10 10 17 27 40 8 -- -- -- -- -- --
2000 New York 12 37 31 68 87 18 -- -- -- -- -- --
2001 New York 14 51 25 76 92 52 -- -- -- -- -- --
2002 New York 11 36 21 57 61 24 -- -- -- -- -- --
Buffalo 6 11 8 19 35 4 -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 New Jersey 16 34 30 64 71 13 -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 Anaheim 8 11 9 20 30 6 -- -- -- -- -- --
Buffalo 2 1 1 2 10 2 -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 New York 4 1 10 11 12 2 -- -- -- -- -- --
NLL Totals 107 216 178 394 510 181 1 2 1 3 6 0

MLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G 2ptG A Pts LB PIM GP G 2ptG A Pts LB PIM
2001 Bridgeport 0 0 0 11 41 21 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 Bridgeport 0 0 0 4 37 36 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 Bridgeport 0 0 0 7 33 37 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 Philadelphia 0 0 0 7 38 17 6 2 5 0 1 6 6 1
2005 Philadelphia 0 8 0 5 15 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 Philadelphia 0 27 0 12 45 15 5 2 10 2 3 15 3 1
2007 Philadelphia 0 27 0 8 36 24 2 2 7 1 1 9 4 2
2008 Philadelphia 7 13 0 9 23 13 2.5 1 3 0 3 6 2 1
MLL Totals 85 0 33 63 268 168 34.5 7 25 3 6 39 17 6

References[edit]

Awards[edit]

Preceded by
Dom Fin
McLaughlin Award
1995
Succeeded by
Casey Powell & Jason Wade

See also[edit]