Craig Point

 

Craig Point

Team…………………………………………Rochester Knighthawks

Position…………………………………………………………Forward

Height………………………………………………….. …………6 foot

Weight……………………………………………………………238 lbs.

Birth Date…………………………………………...January 19, 1986

Hometown……………………………………………...Oshweken, ON

College Team………………………..Onondaga Community College

 

College Career

While attending Onondaga Community College he led the team to an undefeated season of 18-0 and a NJCAA National Championship in 2006.

Professional Career

He was originally picked up by the Boston Blazers as the third overall pick in the 2007 NLL Entry Draft. He was traded a year later to the Minnesota Swarm before the 2008 NLL season. While with Minnesota he was named Rookie of the Week four times and Rookie of the Month in February. After the 2008 season he was named to the All-Rookie Team and awarded Rookie of the Year. In 2009, he was traded to the Rochester Knighthawks. In November of 2009, he signed a four year deal with the Knighthawks. During the 2010 season he ranked second on the team with 31 goals and won a team-high 107 faceoffs. In 2011, he was ranked fifth on the team with 47 points and 27 assists. He also played for the Toronto Nationals from 2009-2010 and played for the Hamilton Nationals in 2011.

Canadian Career

He has played for the Iroquois Nationals since 2004. He recorded 188 points in 81 games over the course of 4 seasons and has won 4 Ontario Championships. He also led them to a silver medal at the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships. As a member of the Six Nations Arrows he led them to four straight league championships and the Minto Cup national championship in 2007. In 2009, he was a member of the Six Nations team that went undefeated in the Canadian field lacrosse national championships to go on to win the Ross Cup.

Personal

When he’s not playing lacrosse he enjoys hunting and spending time with his family. The best thing about being a lacrosse player for him is that he has the opportunity to be role models for younger players. His proudest favorite lacrosse memory is winning the Minto Cup. He currently lives in Oshweken, Ontario.

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