Tsouris Taken in 4th Round of MLL Draft

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Nick Tsouris (photo by Don Clark, Yale Sports Publicity)

Yale Senior Competed in Warrior Challenge in Bowl

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Nick Tsouris (Stony Brook, NY), Yale's senior midfielder, was selected in the fourth round of tonight's Major League Lacrosse Draft by the Boston Cannons. The draft was held inside his alma mater's Payne Whitney Gym. Tsouris, the 21st player taken among the six MLL teams, competed in the 2010 Warrior Lacrosse Challenge (college all-stars vs. Team USA) at the Yale Bowl this afternoon.

Tsouris, the ninth Bulldog selected in the MLL Draft since Marko Lujic in 2002, was the first Ivy League player picked in today's event. The graduate of two weeks took part in the college all-star's 12-11 victory that was cut short by bad weather. It was played under MLL rules as part of Team USA's preparation for the 2010 World Games in Manchester, England.

A second-team All-Ivy and All-New England pick this spring, Tsouris helped the Elis go 10-4 and earn a share of the Ivy championship.

 

Yale's MLL Draftees

 

Position Name                        Round Year                           Team

M Marko Lujic '02                  11th round 2004                       Philadelphia Barrage

A Brian Hunt '02                    6th round 2005                         Boston Cannons

D Noah Glass '03                   13th Round 2004                     Boston Cannons

A Mike Scaglione '03             14th round 2004                       Philadelphia Barrage

M. Ned Britt '04                     14th round 2005                       New Jersey Pride

A Seth Goldberg '05              16th round 2006                       Rochester Rattlers

M Dan Kallaugher '06            2nd round 2007                       Chicago Machine

A Tyson Casertano '08           2nd round 2009                       Denver Outlaws

M Nick Tsouris                       4th round 2010                        Boston Cannons

 

report filed by Steve Conn, Yale Sports Publicity Director