Kyle Sweeney

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Kyle Sweeney
— Lacrosse player —
Born (1981-04-05) April 5, 1981 (age 34)
Philadelphia,[where?] Pennsylvania
Position Defense
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 195 pounds (88 kg)
NLL team
F. Teams
New England Black Wolves
Edmonton Rush
MLL Team
F. Teams
Boston Cannons
Washington Bayhawks
Philadelphia Barrage
Bridgeport Barrage
Nationality United States
NLL Draft 83rd overall, 2003
Philadelphia Wings
Pro career 2003present
Shoots right

Kyle Sweeney (born April 5, 1981 in Springfield, Pennsylvania) is an American professional lacrosse player who plays for the Philadelphia Wings (now NE BlackWolves) in the National Lacrosse League, and the Boston Cannons in the Major League Lacrosse.

Sweeney played for the U.S. Men's National Team in the 2006 World Lacrosse Championship,[1] and has been named to Team USA in the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship.[2]

Collegiate career[edit]

Sweeney attended Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business where he was a three-time All-American long-stick midfielder. As a freshman he was awarded the 2000 ECAC Rookie of the Year. He was also named Two-time ECAC Defensive Player of the Year in 2002 and 2001. He served as co-captain of the 2003 Georgetown Hoyas men's lacrosse team.

Professional career[edit]

The Philadelphia Wings drafted Sweeney in the eighth round (83rd overall) of the 2003 NLL Entry Draft.[3] During the 2009 NLL season, he was named a reserve to the All-Star Game.[4]

He was selected by the Bridgeport Barrage in the 2003 Collegiate Draft, Round 3.[5] Kyle has spent his entire MLL career in a Barrage uniform, making the move from Bridgeport, Connecticut to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sweeney anchored the defensive unit that has helped the Barrage win the MLL championship in 2004, 2006 and 2007. He is currently a member of the Chesapeake Bayhawks.

Statistics[edit]

MLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G 2ptG A Pts LB PIM GP G 2ptG A Pts LB PIM
2003 Bridgeport 5 0 0 1 1 15 1 - - - - - - -
2004 Philadelphia 12 2 0 1 3 47 4 - - - - - - -
2005 Philadelphia 12 1 0 2 3 44 1 - - - - - - -
2006 Philadelphia 11 1 0 0 1 32 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 0
2007 Philadelphia 12 5 0 2 7 29 0 2 1 0 0 1 5 0
2008 Barrage 11 5 0 4 9 47 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
2009 Washington 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 Boston 11 9 0 4 13 57 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
MLL Totals 75 23 0 14 37 274 16 6 2 0 0 2 9 0

NLL[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team GP G A Pts LB PIM GP G A Pts LB PIM
2005 Philadelphia 12 1 6 7 53 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 Philadelphia 15 4 9 13 91 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
2007 Philadelphia 16 4 7 11 85 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 Philadelphia 59 5 20 25 127 4 1 0 1 1 3 0
2009 Philadelphia 16 7 18 25 130 6 -- -- -- -- -- --
NLL Totals 75 21 60 81 433 35 1 0 1 1 3 0

NCAA[edit]

   
Season Team GP G A Pts GB
2000 Georgetown 14 2 4 6 61
2001 Georgetown 15 0 0 0 60
2002 Georgetown 15 5 4 9 75
2003 Georgetown 11 0 1 1 33
NCAA Totals 55 7 9 16 229

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