The 2018-19 NLL Entry Draft feels like a lifetime ago as six rounds worth of new prospects were welcomed in. I checked in on the 2019 draft class earlier this year and now that the regular season is over, it’s time to review the rookie class’ inaugural campaign.
As a refresher:
- San Diego – Austin Staats
- Philadelphia – Chris Cloutier
- Buffalo (from Vancouver) – Matt Gilray
- Buffalo – Ian MacKay
- Saskatchewan (from Toronto) – Connor Robinson
- Calgary – Shane Simpson
- *Georgia (from New England via Calgary) – Brendan Bomberry
- Georgia – Adam Wiedemann
- Rochester (from Colorado) – James Barclay
- San Diego (from Rochester via Saskatchewan) – Connor Fields
- San Diego (from Saskatchewan) – Connor Kearnan
- Calgary (compensatory selection) – Eli Salama
- Calgary (compensatory selection) – Reece Callies
Complete entry draft results: https://bit.ly/2TJMSzg
NLL reporter/writer Adam Levi and I discussed the progress of some of these first-year players as well as our Rookie Of The Year candidates:
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Andy McNamara has been a play-by-play commentator for the NLL on TSN, B/R Live, and world lacrosse tournaments since 2011. He’s also a sport talk host and anchor on TSN 1050 sports radio. Follow Andy on twitter @AndyMc81.