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John Grant Jr.

John Grant Jr. #24

Denver Outlaws

Position Attack
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight 225 lbs.
Birth Date Nov 7, 1974
Birth Place Peterborough
Birth State ON
Birth Country Canada
College Experience University of Delaware
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QUICKLY
• Enters the 2015 season owning the MLL record for most career goals (281) and ranks second for most career points (457) in MLL history, just 11 shy of Casey Powell.
• Has won all five MLL Championship games he’s played in, owns a 10-3 (.769) postseason record and has not lost a postseason game since the 2007 MLL Season.
• Enters the 2015 season ranked third for most game-winning goals (13) in MLL history, and needs just two more to set a new MLL record.
• Ranks fifth for most assists in league history with 167 heading into 2015.
• Has totaled 20+ goals in eight seasons, including each of the past three years.
• Earned five MLL titles, three Offensive Player of the Year Awards and a pair of MVP honors.
• Named to the All-World Team following the World Lacrosse Championship games in 2006 and 2010.
• His 71 total points in 2007 rank second on the MLL’s all-time single-season record list and his 47 goals in 2008 currently rank third.
• A current member of the NLL’s Colorado Mammoth, Grant Jr. is a two-time NLL MVP, nine-time NLL All-Pro and nine-time NLL All-Star.
• Set the NLL single-season scoring record with 116 points for the Mammoth in 2012.
• Acquired by Denver along with Michael Simon and the 16th overall pick in the 2013 Collegiate Draft via trade from Chesapeake in exchange for Brendan Mundorf on Sept. 6, 2013.
• Drafted by Denver in the fourth round (31st overall) of the 2013 Collegiate Draft.
 
PRO
2014: Grant. Jr. led the Outlaws with 54 points, which ranks third for most points in a single season in franchise history... His 26 assists and five power-play assist rank second and tied for fourth, respectively, in Outlaws history for a single season... Scored a goal in all 12 games he played in 2014... Recorded four 4-plus goal games, including a four-goal, one-assist performance in the club’s win vs. Cha. (5/30)... Totaled 14 goals, nine assists, and 23 points during Weeks 11-13... Scored six goals and added three assists in the club’s game at Ohio (7/26)... Netted the game-winning goal at Che. (7/31) and became MLL’s career goals leader... Scored seven goals and added four assists during the club’s postseason run to the MLL Championship and was named the game MVP for both contests... Had four goals and three assists in the team’s semifinal win vs. N.Y. (8/16)... Scored three goals—including back-to-back fourth quarter goals to initiate the Outlaws’ comeback win—and added an assist in the MLL Championship game, 
 
2013: Grant. Jr. scored 20 goals with 12 assists to finish with 32 points along with 13 ground balls in 11 games for Chesapeake... The 20-goal season marked the seventh time in Grant’s career that he topped the 20-goal mark... Helped lead the Bayhawks to their second-straight Steinfeld Cup with six goals and one assist in the playoffs.
 
2012: Grant. Jr. played 10 games, finishing with 20 goals, including one two-pointer, and 11 assists for 32 points... Added 12 ground balls... Helped Chesapeake earn the Steinfeld Cup, scoring four goals with two assists in the postseason.
 
2011: Grant. Jr. scored eight goals with six assists for 14 points in 10 games split between Hamilton and Long Island.
 
2010: Grant. Jr. played 11 games, finishing with 19 goals, including a career-high-tying four two-pointers, and 13 assists to finish with 36 points for Toronto... Added 15 ground balls.
 
2009: Grant. Jr. scored five goals in his lone regular-season appearance for Toronto... Added two goals and one assist in two playoff contests for the Nationals.
 
2008: Grant. Jr. played 12 games with Rochester and scored 47 goals, which ranked third-most for a single season in MLL history... Assisted on 13 other goals and netted four two-pointers to finish with 64 total points, which are the ninth-most in league single-season annals... Recorded a career-best .402 shooting percentage... Posted five goals with two assists in a pair of postseason appearances.
 
2007: Grant. Jr. set a career high with 71 total points in 12 games for Rochester... That point total set a league single-season record at the time (currently ranks second)... Scored 44 goals, which ties for seventh-most in a single season and added a career-high 25 assists to go with a pair of wo-point goals and 27 ground balls... Selected to play in the league’s All-Star game for the third time in his career... Scored one goal and assisted on another in one playoff contest.
 
2006: Grant. Jr. scored 28 goals with a pair of two-pointers and 19 assists for 49 total points in 11 appearances for Rochester... Named to his second All-Star Game... Added 17 ground balls and a pair of shorthanded goals.
 
2005: Grant. Jr. played 12 games for Rochester and scored 21 goals with three two-pointers and 17 assists to finish with 41 total points... Picked up 14 ground balls... Recorded three assists in one playoff game.
 
2001: Grant. Jr. was named to the MLL All-Star Game after he scored 41 goals, including a trio of two-pointers, and 15 assists for 59 points in his first season with Rochester... Netted five game-winning goals and picked up 15 ground balls in his 14 games... Registered three ground balls in one playoff appearance.
 
COLLEGE
Grant Jr. played college lacrosse at SUNY Morrisville for two years before transfering to the University of Delaware... Played 31 games at Deleware and recorded 96 goals and 81 assists for 177 total points. Finished with the second-highest NCAA Division I single-season point total as a senior... Ranked 11th all-time in NCAA Division I Career Points Per Game... Helped guide the Blue Hens to a 23-8 record during his two seasons... In 1999, Grant set single-season school records for assists (54) and points (110)... Additionally in 1999, he was named the USILA National Collegiate Player of the Year and led the country in assists and points... Also earned USILA Division I Player of the Year honors and was awarded the Jack Turnbull Award as National Attackman of the Year.
 
PERSONAL
Grant Jr. is currently the head instructor at Pro Skills Lacrosse Camp... Was inducted into the University of Delaware Athletics Hall of Fame on November 4, 2005... Volunteered as a celebrity waiter at Make-A-Wish Colorado’s Celebrity Sporting Affair fundraiser in February 2015... Has a wife, Raygen, and a daughter, Gabrayel and lives in Denver... John Grant Jr. was born on July 11, 1974 in Peterborough, Ontario. 

Updates

Denver Outlaws MLL Championship Quotes
Denver Outlaws MLL Championship Quotes Quotes from Head Coach B.J. O'Hara, Attackman John Grant Jr. and Goalie Jesse Schwartzman   Read More
Grant Jr., Sieverts and Zink Named to 2014 All-MLL Team
Grant Jr., Sieverts and Zink Named to 2014 All-MLL Team The Denver Outlaws had three players--tied for most in the MLL--named to the 2014 All-MLL Team   Read More


Denver poised for Championship Game
Denver Outlaws MLL Championship Quotes
Denver Outlaws MLL Championship Quotes Head Coach B.J. O'Hara and John Grant Jr. spoke to the media Wednesday morning   Read More


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