ALBANY, N.Y. — Sean Eccles, a senior midfielder for the University at Albany men’s lacrosse team, was selected No. 11 overall in the Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft, held Saturday, March 9, in Charlotte, N.C.
The Syracuse, N.Y., native was taken by the Florida Launch with the second pick of the second round. With Eccles' selection, UAlbany has had a student-athlete selected in the MLL Draft in 12 of the past 13 seasons.
Eccles is the Great Danes’ second-leading scorer this season with nine points (six goals). He has a goal in four of five games, including a goal and an assist this past Saturday, March 9, against No. 7 Maryland. He’s now just three points away from 100 for his career.
The Great Danes next play Saturday, March 16, against UMass Lowell in their America East opener at Casey Stadium. Faceoff is at 4 p.m. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.