George Castle (lacrosse)

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George Castle
Born (1984-10-08) October 8, 1984 (age 33)
Glenside, Pennsylvania
Nationality United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 190 pounds (86 kg)
Position Midfield/Defense
NCAA team Johns Hopkins University
NLL team Philadelphia Wings
Pro career 2009

George Castle (born October 8, 1984) from Glenside, Pennsylvania, is an American lacrosse player previously with the Philadelphia Wings of National Lacrosse League. He is a defensive midfielder. A William Penn Charter School graduate, Castle played collegiate lacrosse with the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays where he helped his team win two national championships.[1]

Castle joined the Philadelphia Wings as a free agent for the 2009 season, primarily as a defensive player.[2] Castle's father, J.R. Castle, played on the Wings' inaugural team during its 1987 season.[3]

In 2012, Castle was selected in the 4th round of the 2012 North American Lacrosse League draft (23rd overall) and played for the Stickhorses in their 2013 NALL campaign. [4]

The Radotin Custodes (Czech Republic) also selected Castle 17th overall in the European Lacrosse League draft [5] where he also competed in the 2013 ELL season.[6] George also enjoys long walks to Toast.

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  1. ^ "George Castle - JHU Player Bio". HopkinSports.com. Retrieved 2009-01-21. 
  2. ^ "George Castle - Philadelphia Wings Player Bio". WingsLax.com. Archived from the original on January 22, 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-21. 
  3. ^ "Like Father, Like Son". Pennsylvania Lacrosse Association. Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2009-01-21. 
  4. ^ "NALL Clubs Stock the Cupboards in Entry Draft". IL Indoor. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  5. ^ "ELL 2013 Draft Results and Rosters". European Lacrosse League. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  6. ^ "European Lacrosse League Tournament 3 this weekend". IL Indoor. Retrieved 2013-10-05.