RUBISCH CHOSEN SECOND OVERALL IN INDOOR DISPERSAL DRAFT
9/12/11 12:00 AM
(Hamilton, September 12)… Hamilton Nationals defenseman Kyle Rubisch was selected second overall in the National Lacrosse League Dispersal Draft of Boston Blazers players.
Rubisch played in 11 games and helped the Nationals reach the Major League Lacrosse Championship game this summer. The Brampton, Ontario, native was the first overall selection in the 2011 MLL Supplemental Draft. He played his college ball at Dowling, earning First Team All-American and All-Conference honors as a senior.
The 23-year-old is currently in the midst of the Senior “A” Canadian Lacrosse Championship as a member of the Brampton Excelsiors. This summer, Rubisch already has a gold medal to his credit, playing for Team Canada at the 2011 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships. In his first world championships, he was honored as one of the top two defensemen.
Rubisch spent his indoor professional season in 2010 with the Boston Blazers. He appeared in all 16 regular season games and collected the fourth most loose balls in the NLL (143). He was the Blazers first-round selection (second overall) in the 2010 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft. In 2009, he was named the OLA Junior “A” Playoff MVP, Defensive MVP, and was a First Team OLA All-Star.