Three-Time NCAA Champ Black Wolves First Pick In NLL Draft

The New England Black Wolves made three selections in the 11-pick first round of the 2017 NLL entry draft Monday at the Toronto Rock Athletic Centre in Oakville, Ontario.

New England selected Colton Watkinson with the seventh pick after receiving the selection in a trade with the Georgia Swarm, Anthony Joaquim with eighth pick and JP Kealy with the 10th pick.

Watkinson, who won three NCAA Division II titles at Limestone College, earned USILA First Team All-America honors and received the Lt. J.G. Donald MacLaughlin Jr. Award as the most outstanding midfielder as a senior in 2017. He had 10 goals and one assist in 13 regular season games in Major Series Lacrosse play with the...