IANNUCCI NAMED APRIL PLAYER OF MONTH

Wings forward wins three of four monthly awards in 2008

04/29/2008

Philadelphia's Athan Iannucci was named the NLL Overall Player of the Month in January, February and April. Portland's Peter Jacobs was named Rookie of the Month for the first time in his career.
Philadelphia Wings forward Athan Iannucci is the league's Player of the Month for April. In six games played, Iannucci scored 25 goals, dished out ten assists and picked up 45 loose balls as the Wings went 3-3 and clinched their first playoff berth since the 2002 season. Iannucci finished the season with 71 goals, setting a new league record for most goals scored in a single season.

Portland LumberJax forward Peter Jacobs is the league's Rookie of the Month for April. In five games played, Jacobs scored seven goals, tallied eight assists and picked up 23 loose balls. Portland went 2-3 during the month and was able to clinch a playoff berth in the West Division.

The Weekly and Monthly Player Awards are determined by a vote of the general managers and head coaches of the League's 12 member clubs.