age
29
height
6' 0"
weight
196
Joe WaltersNumber: #
1
Position:
F

Pro Experience:

6th season

College/Last Team:

Maryland

Shoots:

L

Resides:

Rochester, NY


Acquired:


He re-signed and agreed to a three-year deal with the Knighthawks on July 26, 2010… Was traded from Buffalo to Philadelphia on 8/01/07… Buffalo Bandits’ second-round selection (18th overall) in the 2006 National Lacrosse League Entry Draft.


Career


He enters his sixth season in the NLL and sixth with the Knighthawks… Won back-to-back Champion’s Cups (2012-13)… Scored the game-winning goal in the 2013 NLL Championship Game… In 2013, he had career highs in goals (9), assists (25) and points (34)… Was named the team’s 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Community Service Award winner… Named to the NLL All-Green Team for his work in the Rochester community… Tied his single-game high with two goals on 4/14/13 to give him nine goals this season, which is an all-time high… Recorded the first five-assist night of his career on 4/13/13… Tied his career-high with four assists on 4/6/13… Set single-game highs for assists (four) and points (five) on 2/8/13 at Philadelphia… Tied his career high in goals (two) and points (four) on 1/5/13… In 2012, he finished fifth in the NLL in playoff points (13) en route to his first NLL Championship… Was tied for first on the team in postseason assists with nine… He had a career game on 5/04/12, as he led Rochester with a career-best four assists, six points; tied his career high with two goals… During the regular season, he recorded a career-high 13 assists…The Knighthawks were 4-2 with Walters in the lineup during the regular season… Tied his career high with three assists on 4/14/12… Netted his first game-winning goal and added three assists on 2/18/12… In 2011, he recorded 11 points (1+10)… In 2009, he recorded 20 points (8+12) in 15 games and 50 loose balls in his rookie NLL season… In 2014, he will play for the Chesapeake Bayhawks of Major League Lacrosse... Played for the Hamilton Nationals from 2011-13… He was the Nats all-time leader in goals, assists and points… Played in his sixth MLL All-Star Game in 2013… All-MLL Team selection (2008-09, 2011)… Played for the Toronto National in 2009 and won the MLL title… In 2008, he helped the Rochester Rattlers win their first Major League Lacrosse title and was named the Playoff MVP… Won a silver medal with Team USA at the 2006 World Lacrosse Championships in London, Ontario… Completed a storied college career at the University of Maryland… With the Terrapins, he was a four-time All-American and the 2006 recipient of the Jack Turnbull Memorial Award as the Attackman of the Year… He was also a candidate for the Tewaaraton Trophy, given to the National Player of the Year… Maryland's all-time leader in points and goals with 227 and 153, respectfully… Three-time All-ACC selection and two-time ACC Player of the Year… In 2011, he made his Senior “A” box lacrosse debut with the Brampton Excelsiors… Won his first Mann Cup in 2011 with the Excels… Represented the United States at three Bowhunter Cups (2010-12)… In 2013, he won the Rochester Press-Radio Club’s Eliot Cushing Award for promoting lacrosse on a national level.