Lacrosse

Rock F Billings one of three nominees for NLL MVP

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The Canadian Press
6/19/2014 4:09:11 PM
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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Toronto Rock forward Garrett Billings was named a finalist for the 2014 National Lacrosse League most valuable player award on Thursday.

He was joined on the ballot by forward Cody Jamieson and goaltender Matt Vinc of the Rochester Knighthawks.

Billings, a native of Langley, B.C., led the NLL in points-per-game average (6.73) and finished third in the league with 101 points (32 goals, 69 assists). He was runner-up for the NLL MVP award in 2012 and 2013.

Jamieson, from Six Nations, Ont., won the scoring title with 108 points. He was tied for second in the league in assists (72) and tied for sixth overall with 36 goals.

Vinc, a native of St. Catharines, Ont., finished second in the league in save percentage (.798), tied for second in wins (12), and third in goals-against average (9.56), saves (595) and minutes played (947:43).

The award winner will be announced Sept. 21.

Garrett Billings (Photo: NLL/Dale MacMillan)

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(Photo: NLL/Dale MacMillan)
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