|— Lacrosse player —|
April 5, 1981 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||195 pounds (88 kg)|
|New England Black Wolves
|New York Lizards
|NLL Draft||83rd overall, 2003
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 New York Lizards in the Major League Lacrosse.
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. Academically, he was a double major in International Business & Marketing as well as minor concentration in Sociology.
He was selected by the Bridgeport Barrage in the 2003 Collegiate Draft, Round 3. Kyle has spent his entire MLL career in a Barrage uniform, making the move from Bridgeport, Connecticut to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania until the franchise folded. Sweeney anchored the defensive unit that has helped the Barrage win the MLL championship in 2004, 2006 and 2007. As a member of the Boston Cannons for 6 years he was the leader of the 2011 MLL Championship team. He is currently a member of the New York Lizards. Sweeney has been selected to the MLL All Star Game 9 times and been named All MLL 3 times.
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