3/5/13 8:04 PM
(March 5, 2013)… Hamilton Nationals Garrett Billings was rewarded for a 30-point February as the National Lacrosse League’s Player of the Month.
Billings, who plays for the first place Toronto Rock, ranks second in the league in both points (59) and assists (40). In four games, the Langley, BC native scored 12 goals, while adding 18 assists and 16 loose balls. His top performance of the month was a single-game high of 11 points (6+5) on February 15th vs. Calgary.
In the summer of 2012, Billings had a breakout season in Major League Lacrosse. He notched 14 goals and 12 assists (26 points) for the Hamilton Nationals. Billings was re-acquired by Hamilton with the 19th overall selection in the 2012 Major League Lacrosse Supplemental Draft. He finished his collegiate career at the University of Virginia with an amazing 206 points (125+91) in 69 career games and was a two-time All-American from 2006-09.
The Nationals will kick off their 2013 schedule on Saturday, May 4th against the Boston Cannons. The home opener is set for Saturday, May 11th against the New York Lizards.