Graeme Hossack

Defense

#4

  • DOB: 7/22/1992
  • Ht: 6-2
  • Wt: 225
  • Shoots: L
  • Hometown: Guelph, Ontario

Graeme was named an alternate captain for the 2018-19 season and has played for the Thunderbirds for four seasons… He has won three straight team Defensive MVP honors (2017-19) and was named the 2018-19 team MVP… In 2018-19, he was fifth in the NLL in loose balls (164), tied for eighth in caused turnovers (25) and was third in points among league defensemen with 24… He was selected as a member of the Thunderbirds All-Time Team…He was named the NLL Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-Pro in 2017-18… He has won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championship and was named to the All-World Team.Finished second in the NLL and second on the team with 50 loose balls during the postseason in 2017… Named a 2017 NLL Second Team All-Pro… Led the Thunderbirds with 215 loose balls and caused a team-best 29 turnovers…In 2016, he became the first Thunderbird since 2012 to be named to the NLL All-Rookie Team and received the Thunderbird 2016 Rookie of the Year award… He finished second in the NLL in loose balls among rookies with 91… Prior to the NLL He  played for Lindenwood University where in 2015, he became the first player from Lindenwood University to be selected as a First Team All-American… He earned ECAC Specialist of the Year honors in 2014 and 2015… Named First Team All-ECAC three times (2013-15)… Named Team MVP in 2013 and 2014… Concluded his four-year college career with 33 goals, 18 assists, 51 points, 452 ground balls and 145 caused turnovers…  Named to the ECAC All-Academic team… In 2013, he was named First Team All-ECAC and Team MVP… He  was voted the Team Defensive Player of the Year as well as the Team Rookie of the Year,  led the team and the league in ground balls with 94. and ranked first on the team with 25 caused turnovers... At the junior level, he won Minto Cups in 2011 and 2013 with the Whitby Warriors… In 2012 he was named a Second Team All-Star and in 2013 he earned First Team honors…

 

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