The National Lacrosse League has announced Colorado Mammoth forward Adam Jones as the “Pinty’s Wingman of the Week” award winner for Week 4 of the 2015 NLL season. Jones, currently tied for third in the league with 24 points (12+12) in just three games, posted 10 points (4+6) including six assists in Colorado’s 20-9 home win over Vancouver this past Saturday.
Jones, the third overall pick from the 2011 NLL Draft, leads the league in points per game (8) and is second in overall goals (12) and tied for seventh in assists (12). The Owen Sound, Ont. native has helped bolster a Mammoth attack ranked first in the NLL with 57 goals scored as the league’s lone remaining undefeated team (3-0).
Pinty’s is an official partner for the NLL on TSN during the 2015 season. Each week, an NLL player will receive the “Pinty’s Wingman of the Week” award based on their performance with respect to passing prowess and playmaking abilities. The weekly award winners will be entered into the pool of finalists for the “Pinty’s Wingman of the Year” award at the end of the season.
Week 1) Josh Sanderson – Toronto Rock
Week 2) Josh Sanderson – Toronto Rock
Week 3) Ryan Benesch – Buffalo Bandits
Week 4) Adam Jones – Colorado Mammoth
Established in 1943, Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. has long been recognized as a poultry industry builder, innovator, and leader. The company provides a complete range of premium quality, value-added fresh and frozen chicken products to the Retail and Food Service Industry. The Burlington, Ont.-based food manufacturer has added the NLL to an extensive list of sports sponsorships that includes the NFL, NASCAR, Tennis Majors on TSN, and athletes Team Jacobs and Team Homan. Pinty’s is also the title sponsor of TSN’s annual All-Star Curling Skins Game.