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Ilija Gajic



Position: Transition
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Hometown: Burnaby, BC
Birth Date: 2/21/85
NLL Seasons: 5
Twitter: @ilz15


How Acquired: Acquired via trade from the Colorado Mammoth in exchange for Bob Snider

2013 Season: Appeared in 12 games with the Colorado Mammoth…Collected 6 assists and won 37.8% of his face-offs.

NLL Career: Originally selected in the first round (2nd overall) of the 2009 NLL Entry Draft by the Rochester Knighthawks and then traded to the Colorado Mammoth. Played four seasons with the Colorado Mammoth (2010-2013) appearing in 55 games scoring 65 points and grabbing 367 loose balls… In 2012, appeared in all 16 games collecting 16 points (5g, 11a), 124 loose balls, and won 50.2% of his face-offs… In 2011, played in 15 games scoring 7 goals, 6 assists and 101 loose balls… In 2010, only played in 10 games adding another 10 goals, 16 assists and 54 loose balls.  

Lacrosse Career: Just completed his 7th season with the New Westminster Salmonbellies of the Western Lacrosse Association… Has played in 136 games with New Westminster scoring 205 goals and 151 assists for 356 points… Was named to the WLA 2nd All Star Team in 2008, 2011 and 2012… Was selected as the Most Valuable Player in the 2008 and 2009 WLA playoffs… Won three Minto Cup Championships with the Burnaby Lakers in 2002, 2004 and 2005...Named the Most Valuable Player in the 2005 Minto Cup… In 2006 was the Most Valuable Player in BCJALL, was named the Top Graduating Player, Most Inspirational Player and named to the 1st All Star Team… Played three seasons at the University of Denver..

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