BEVERLY, Mass. – Former Endicott attackman/midfielder Colin Bannon '17 (Westport, Conn.) has signed a free agent contract with the Ohio Machine of Major League Lacrosse (MLL) for the 2018 season. Bannon is now the seventh student-athlete in program history to either be drafted or signed by an MLL team.
Bannon was picked up via the MLL Player Pool on Monday, March 20 after participating in last weekend's open tryouts that were co-hosted by the Ohio Machine and the Florida Launch on the campus of Bryn Athyn College in Pennsylvania.
In four seasons with the Gulls, Bannon compiled 292 points on 155 goals (12 up, 3 down) and 138 assists in 74 career games. Bannon also collected 145 ground balls and had 37 caused turnovers during that span.
Meanwhile, from a historical standpoint, Bannon finished his career as the program's second all-time leading scorer (tied w/ Rick Riccio), in addition to ranking sixth all-time in goals, and second in assists.
Bannon's 91 points in 2016 ranks sixth all-time in a single season, while his 54 assists in 2016 is positioned fifth on the all-time list. Bannon's single-game career-highs include nine points (vs. three different opponents), six goals (Western New England, 4/15/14), and six assists (vs. two different opponents).
- 2017 NEILA East-West Senior All-Star Game selection
- 2017 USILA/NIKE North-South All-Star Game selection
- 2017 USILA All-America Honorable Mention
- 2017 All-CCC First Team
- 2017 CCC Offensive Player of the Week (5/8/17)
- 2017 Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-American Honorable Mention
- 2016 All-CCC First Team
- 2016 ECAC Division III All-New England First Team
- 2016 NEILA All-New England Second Team
- 2016 IMLCA All-North Region Second Team
- 2016 Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-American Honorable Mention
- 2015 USILA All-America Honorable Mention
- 2015 CCC All-Conference First Team
- 2015 ECAC New England Second Team
- 2015 NEILA Honorable Mention
- 2014 NEILA Rookie of the Year
- 2014 ECAC DIII New England Rookie of the Year, First Team
- 2014 CCC Rookie of the Year
- 2014 CCC All-Conference First Team
- 2014 3x Rookie of the Week selection
- 2014 CCC Offensive Player of the Week selection
ENDICOTT MLL DRAFTEES/SIGNEES
Patrick Gaffney '07
John Ortolani '08
Eric Hagarty '10
Harrison Cotter '15
Cameron Bell '16
Tommy Hughes '17
Colin Bannon '17
(Photo Credit - David Le '10)