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Cory Vitarelli

F

#23

  • DOB: 6/30/1985
  • Ht: 5-11
  • Wt: 235
  • Shoots: LEFT
  • Years on Team: 2
  • School: Prince Edward Island
  • Hometown: Peterborough, Ontario
  • Drafted: 2006

He enters his eighth season in the NLL and eighth with the Knighthawks… Seventh all-time in team history in goals (144)… Had a 13-game point streak from 2/3/17 to 4/28/17… Scooped up the second most loose balls of his career with 72… Had three points (1+2) in his return to the lineup on 4/16/16… Collected his 200th point on 3/5/16… Has scored 20 goals for five straight seasons (2012-16)… In 2015, he was tied for second on the team in goals with 25… Collected a season-high four goals, three assists and seven points on 4/18/15… On 2/21/15, he scored the 100th goal of his career… Won three straight Champion’s Cups (2012-14)… In the 2014 Playoffs, he was tied for second on the team with seven goals… In the 10-minute tie-breaker game, he netted the overtime game-winner to put Rochester back into the NLL Finals on 5/17/14… In 2014, he was fourth on the team with 33 goals… On 4/5/14, he registered a then career-high six points… Was named the team’s Unsung Hero for the second straight season (2012-13)… In 2013, he notched a career-high 19 assists… Was second on the team in goals (25) and third in points (44)… Earned the No. 7 spot on SportsCenter’s Top Plays with a diving goal on 2/9/13… Won his first Champion’s Cup in 2012… Finished second on the team with 29 goals… Netted his first professional hat trick on 4/2/11… Scored two goals and added one assist in his pro debut on 3/26/11… Was a member 2006 Minto Cup Championship team in Peterborough… He played junior lacrosse for the Peterborough Lakers from 2001 to 2006.

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