The National Lacrosse League announced that New York Saints forward Roy Colsey has been named the NLL Player of the Week for games played on the weekend of April 5th-7th.
Colsey collected ten points (8 2=10) as his New York Saints defeated the Buffalo Bandits 18-13. His eight goals in the contest helped the Saints play the spoiler role and push the Bandits out of the post-season playoff picture.
Colsey, the 6-0, 195 forward from Yorktown Heights, NY, had a strong campaign for New York this season. In 14 games, Colsey picked up 76 points on 51 goals and 25 assists (51 25=76). Colsey broke the Saints' franchise records for goals (51) , points (76) shots (173) and shots on goal (238) this season. Colsey also finished tied for the NLL Goal Scoring title with Bandits forward John Tavares.
In 60 career games in the MILL/NLL, Colsey has amassed 221 points on 122 goals and 99 assists. (122 99=221).
Earlier this season, Colsey was named the Player of the Week for his seven-point performance (6 1=7) against the Rochester Knighthawks in Week 3. Colsey has earned Player of the Week honors three other times in his career.
Other players receiving nominations were the Albany Attack's Jamie Dubrick, the Columbus Landsharks' Mike Benedict, the Ottawa Rebel's Matt Disher, the Philadelphia Wings Chris Sanderson, the Rochester Knighthawks Curt Malawsky and the Toronto Rock's Bob Watson.