DAN DAWSON TO PLAY FOR SHAMROCKS IN 2015
Victoria, BCÂ â€“ The Victoria Shamrocks are thrilled to announce that offensive powerhouseÂ Dan DawsonÂ will be returning to the club in 2015.
Dawson, a 6â€™ 5â€ 33-year-old originally from Oakville, ON, played for the Shamrocks in the 2005 â€“ 2007 seasons, where he led the club to a Mann Cup victory in 2005, and had a productive 3 years with the club, racking up an impressive 284 points in 68 regular and post-season games. He has 4 additional Mann Cup rings with Brampton in 2002, 2008, 2009 and 2011, as well as 2 Championâ€™s Cups in the National Lacrosse League (2013, 2014), and is a 7-time NLL ALL-Pro selection.
â€œHeâ€™s a proven winner who one day will be remembered among the all-time greats in our sport,â€ said General Manager Chris Welch. â€œIn addition to tremendous skill, he brings intelligence, experience and oustanding leadership qualities to our group.â€
Known for his patience on the floor, Dawson uses that plus his size to his advantage both as a goal scorer, and as a setup man creating scoring opportunities for his team mates.
â€œIâ€™m very excited about the opportunity to play for the green and white again,â€ Dawson said in a statement. â€œVictoria has the best fans in Canada, and I am honoured to be able to put on the Shamrocks jersey once again 2015.â€
â€œDan is definitely one of the most popular players to play for the Shamrocks in the modern era,â€ continued Welch, â€œand weâ€™re thrilled that the great lacrosse fans of Victoria will get to enjoy watching him with us again this summer.â€
The Victoria Shamrocks kick off their 2015 campaign at home on May 22ndÂ against the Nanaimo Timbermen at 100.3 The Q Centre in Colwood. Before the game, donâ€™t miss the Home Opener Tailgate Party presented by 100.3 The Q and Red Barn Market â€“ meet the players, grab a burger, and get ready to Bleed Green! Season tickets and group packages are available now, visitÂ victoriashamrocks.comÂ for more information.
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