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Matt Beers

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MattBeers

Position: Defense
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Hometown: Coquitlam, BC
Birth Date: November 22, 1989
NLL Seasons: 4
Twitter: @MattBeers2

Matt Beers Bio

How Acquired: Selected 13th overall in the 2009 NLL Entry Draft

2013 Season: Appeared in 16 regular season games for the Stealth… Collected 2 goals and 8 assists, and had 60 penalty minutes go to along with 62 loose balls… He appeared in all 3 playoff games.


NLL Career: Has played in 62 regular season games and tallied 42 points (10g, 32a) and 264 loose balls since being drafted by the Stealth with the 13th overall selection in the 2009 NLL Entry Draft… In 9 career postseason appearances, he has one goal, two assists and 34 loose balls... In 2012, he enjoyed a career year offensively with five goals, 11 assists and 16 points to go along with 56 loose balls and 13 forced turnovers… Recorded a career-high two goals against the Philadelphia Wings on 1/21/12… Tallied career-highs in assists (4) and points (5) against the Minnesota Swarm on 3/25/12. Was named to the 2012 West All-Star team, but did not play due to injury… In 2011, tallied a goal and five assists for six points and added 53 loose balls and nine forced turnovers in 15 games… Recorded three points (1g, 2a) and 10 loose balls in three postseason games… Appeared in 15 regular season games and all three playoff games as a rookie with the Stealth in 2010. Earned 2010 NLL All-Rookie Team Honors… Tallied two goals and eight assists for ten points and collected 90 loose balls. Led NLL rookies with 67 PIM… Scored first career goal in first NLL game (1/09/10 vs. Colorado). Recorded 15 loose balls in three playoff games.


Lacrosse Career: Drafted in the first round of the WLA draft by the Burnaby Lakers in 2011. This past season with the Lakers Beers earned 1st team all-star honors after a strong defensive year… Appeared in 33 regular season games for Burnaby, recording 7 goals and 12 assists for 19 points... Did not play rookie WLA season due to injury… One of the top defenders in the BC Junior “A” Lacrosse League during his time with the Coquitlam Adanacs… Won the Minto Cup (Canadian Jr. ‘A’ Championship) with Coquitlam in 2010… Two-time Junior Defender of the Year (2009, 2010). Two-time BCJALL first-team All-Star… Was the Adanacs Team Captain in 2009 and 2010… Set career-highs in 2010 with 21 assists and 22 points… Recorded a career-high seven goals and 12 assists for 19 points in 2009 with the Adanacs...Has won five provincial gold medals and five silver medals in his junior career.

 

Personal: Instructor for the Stealth Lacrosse Academy... Played high school field lacrosse for the Charles Best Blue Devils… Works in construction as a sheet metal worker.

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