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Four Blue Jays Selected in MLL Draft

Nick Fields was selected by the Ohio Machine in the third round of the 2017 MLL Draft.
May 29, 2017

BOSTON - Four members of the 2017 Johns Hopkins men's lacrosse team were selected in the Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft on Sunday (May 28). The four selections boost Johns Hopkins' total number of all-time MLL Draft picks to 49; it also marks the fifth time since the league formed in 2001 that at least four Blue Jays have been selected.

Below is a quick look at Johns Hopkins' four 2017 MLL Draft picks:

Nick Fields (3rd round - 26th overall selection)
Ohio Machine
• Third Team USILA All-American and First Team All-Big Ten as a senior.
• Honorable Mention USILA All-American as a junior.
• Totaled 23 ground balls and 19 caused turnovers in final year.
• Finished third in school history with 43 career caused turnovers. • Played in 63 career games - one shy of the Johns Hopkins record.

Former Blue Jays currently on the Ohio Roster: Kyle Harrison

John Crawley (4th round - 33rd overall selection)
Charlotte Hounds
• Two-time Honorable Mention USILA All-American.
• Finished career with 70 goals and 30 assists for 100 points.
• First JHU midfielder to reach 100 points since Michael Kimmel (2010).
• Tied Johns Hopkins record for career games played (64).
• One of just 13 players at JHU to serve as a captain more than once since 1949.

Former Blue Jays currently on the Charlotte Roster: Pierce Bassett, Ryan Brown, Phil Castronova

Connor Reed (8th round - 69th overall selection)
Charlotte Hounds
• Totaled 19 goals and 31 assists for 50 points in his career.
• Played in 52 career games with 36 starts.
• Started all 34 games in 2014 and 2015 seasons before suffering season-ending injury prior to 2016 season.

Former Blue Jays currently on the Charlotte Roster: Pierce Bassett, Ryan Brown, Phil Castronova

Cody Radziewicz (9th round - 76th overall selection)
Rochester Rattlers
• Played in 63 games with 22 starts in last four years.
• 63 games played is one shy of Johns Hopkins career record.
• Scored 38 career goals and added 17 assists for 55 points.
• Finished second on the team with six extra-man goals as a senior.

Former Blue Jays currently on the Rochester Roster: John Ranagan

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