Number One… Again!

Austin Staats (#43) raises the national championship trophy following OCC’s defeat of Nassau Community College in the title game in May. Four months later he was the first player selected in a professional lacrosse league draft.

Former Onondaga Men’s Lacrosse Player Austin Staats in number one… again! He was the first player selected in the National Lacrosse League (NLL) draft. The NLL is the men’s professional box lacrosse league in North America. Staats was chosen by the San Diego Seals.

Staats won two national titles at OCC and was named the national offensive player of the year. In his two seasons with the Lazers, Staats scored 102 goals, dished out 54 assists and amassed 156 total points.

Congratulations Austin Staats!