National Lacrosse League Sportsmanship Award

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The National Lacrosse League Sportsmanship Award is given annually to a National Lacrosse League (NLL) player. It "honors the combination of character and performance"[1] shown by a player.

Past winners[edit]

Season Winner Team Win # Other finalists
2019 Lyle Thompson Georgia Swarm 2 Dan Dawson, San Diego Seals
Tom Schreiber, Toronto Rock
2018 Lyle Thompson Georgia Swarm 1 Jordan Gilles, Colorado Mammoth
John LaFontaine, New England Black Wolves
2017 Jordan Hall Georgia Swarm 2 Kyle Buchanan, New England Black Wolves
Dan MacRae, Calgary Roughnecks
2016 Ben McIntosh[2] Saskatchewan Rush 1 Karsen Leung, Calgary Roughnecks
Kiel Matisz, Georgia Swarm
2015 Kyle Buchanan[3] New England Black Wolves 1 Jordan Hall, Rochester Knighthawks
Curtis Hodgson, Vancouver Stealth
2014 Garrett Billings[4] Toronto Rock 2 Curtis Knight, Edmonton Rush
Shawn Williams, Buffalo Bandits
2013 Garrett Billings[5] Toronto Rock 1  
2012 Johnny Powless[6] Rochester Knighthawks 1  
2011 Jordan Hall [7] Rochester Knighthawks 1  
2010 Shawn Williams [8] Rochester Knighthawks 1  
2009 Dan Dawson [9] Boston Blazers 1  
2008 Dan Carey [10] Colorado Mammoth 1  
2007 Tracey Kelusky [11] Calgary Roughnecks 1  
2006 Sean Greenhalgh[1] Philadelphia Wings 1  
2005 Gary Gait Colorado Mammoth 2  
2004 (Tie) Gary Gait Colorado Mammoth 1  
Peter Lough Arizona Sting 1  
2003 Chris Driscoll Toronto Rock 1  
2002 Jim Veltman Toronto Rock 1  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wings' Greenhalgh wins Sportsmanship Award". lacrosse-network.com. 2006-05-01. Archived from the original on 2007-03-02. Retrieved 2007-04-30.
  2. ^ "2016 NLL Season Awards & Hall of Fame Ceremony". NLL.com. September 27, 2016. Retrieved September 28, 2016.
  3. ^ "2015 NLL Season Awards & Hall Of Fame Ceremony". NLL.com. September 29, 2015. Retrieved September 30, 2015.
  4. ^ "League announces 2014 Season Award winners". NLL.com. September 21, 2014. Retrieved September 21, 2014.
  5. ^ "Rock's Billings wins 2013 NLL Sportsmanship Award". NLL.com. April 29, 2013. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  6. ^ "Knighthawks rookie Powless wins Sportsmanship Award". NLL.com. May 7, 2012. Archived from the original on June 14, 2012. Retrieved May 7, 2012.
  7. ^ "Hall, Bailey Win First Two Awards of 2011". NLL.com. 2011-05-03. Retrieved 2011-05-03.
  8. ^ "Stealth's Takata Named Executive of the Year". NLL.com. May 10, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-11.
  9. ^ "Dawson Wins Sportsmanship Award". NLL.com. May 5, 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  10. ^ "Dan Carey and Chris McElroy Recognized". NLL.com. May 5, 2008. Retrieved 2009-05-06.
  11. ^ "Kelusky wins Sportsmanship Award". nll.com. 2007-04-30. Retrieved 2007-04-30.

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