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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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Bio

QUICKLY:
 

  • Started his pro career in the league's innagural season in 2001
  • Named MVP of Championship Weekend in 2013
  • Plays indoor lacrosse for the NLL's Colorado Mammoth
  • Won back-to-back titles with the Bahawks in 2012 and 2013. He also won a championship with the Rochester Rattlers
  • The only player to win Offensive Player of the Year three times and the only player to be named the league MVP twice
  • In 2007, broke the league record for most points scored in the regular season with 71
  • Grant Jr. was traded to the Denver Outlaws along with Michael Simon and a draft pick for Brendan Mundorf on September 6, 2013.

PRO:

2013: Grant Jr. helped lead the Bayhawks to their second straight championship in 2013. He had 20 goals and 12 assists in 11 regular season games. In the post-season he netted 6 goals and 1 assist and was named the MVP of the championship. 

2012: In his first season with the Bayhawks, Jr. scored 20 goals and recorded 11 assists in the regular season and scored 4 goals and 2 assists in the post-season.

2011: Grant Jr. scored 4 goals in the first 3 games of the season with Hamilton, but was then traded to the Long Island Lizards. Jr. scored 8 goals and 6 assists in his 7 games  with the Lizards before being traded to Chesapeake in the off-season.

2010: Jr. played in 12 games for the Hamilton Nationals, scoring 24 goals (including 4 2-pointers) and 13 assists.

2009: Jr.'s first season with the Nationals (the team moved from Rochester). Played only 1 game due to injury and scored 5 goals.

2008: Grant led the league in scoring with 64 points (47 goals, 4 two-pointers, 13 assists) and was named the Major League Lacrosse MVP for the second year in a row. The Rattlers defeated Denver in the Championship game.

2007: Grant broke the league scoring record with 71 points (44 goals, 2 two-pointers, 25 assists) and was named both the Offesive Player of the Year and League MVP.

2006: Jr. played 11 games for Rochester, scoring 28 goals and 19 assists.

2005: After a hiatus from the MLL from 2002-2004, Grant returned to the Rattlers and scored 21 goals and 17 assists.

2001: Grant joined the Rochester Rattlers in the innagural season of Major League Lacrosse. He played 14 games and had 59 points on the season (41 goals, 3 2-pointers and15 assists.

COLLEGE:

John played college lacrosse at SUNY Morrisville for 2 years before transfering to the University of Delaware.  While at Delaware, Jr. played in 31 games recording 96 goals and 81 assists totaling 177 points.  His senior season currently ranks 2nd in Mens NCAA Division I Single Season Total Points, and he is ranked 11th all time in Mens NCAA Division I Career Points Per Game.   

PERSONAL:

John was born on July 11, 1974 in Peterborough Ontario.  His father is former Philadelphia Wings star John Grant Sr.  Jr.  graduated from the University of Delaware in 1999 with a degree in Physical Education.  He is the head instructor at Pro Skills Lacrosse Camp, and was inducted into the University of Delaware Athletics Hall of Fame on November 4, 2005.  He has a wife, Raygen, and a daughter, Gabrayel and lives in Denver, Colorado.

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


SIEVERTS SCORES GAME-WINNER TO SEND OUTLAWS TO THE 2014 MLL CHAMPIONSHIP
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