Other Professional Experience: Named the team captain of the Rochester Knighthawks (NLL) in 2013… Won back-to-back Champion’s Cup (2012-13)… Named a reserve for the 2011 NLL East Division All-Star team… Named the Knighthawks co-Defensive Player of the Year (2010 and 2011)… One of only five Knighthawks to play in all 16 games in 2010… He signed a four-year deal with the Knighthawks on November 30, 2009… Rochester Knighthawks’ first-round selection (first overall) in the 2009 NLL Entry Draft.
College/Amateur: In 2010, he was scheduled to play for the Iroquois Nationals at the FIL World Lacrosse Championships… Suited up for the Six Nations Chiefs in the Major Series… Played two seasons at Syracuse University and won back-to-back NCAA titles… Named an All-American both seasons… In 2009 was named to the Second Team and in 2008 was named an Honorable Mention All-American… Started all 36 games in his SU career… Named to the 2008 NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team… That season, he was also part of an Orange defense that posted a 7.62 team goals-against average, the lowest mark for an SU squad since 1970… In 2006, he played for Onondaga Community College… Led the Lazers to the 2006 NJCAA national championship and an 18-0 overall record… Lazers also captured the 2006 Region III and Mid-State Conference titles… 2006 NJCAA All-America First Team… Competed for the Iroquois Nationals at the 2006 International Lacrosse Federation (ILF) World Lacrosse Championship.
Canadian Box Lacrosse: In 2010, 2011 and 2012, he played for the Iroquois Nationals in the Bowhunter Cup, winning it in 2011 and 2012… From 2010-12, he won the Nations Cup with the Ohsweken Aces… Won a silver medal with the Iroquois team at the 2011 FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championships… Named the tournament’s Top Defenseman and All-World… In 2010, he won the Nations Cup with the Ohsweken Aces… Plays for the Six Nations Chiefs in the Ontario Lacrosse Association Major Series… Captained the Six Nations Arrows to the 2007 Minto Cup title… Recipient of the 2007 John “Gus” McCauley Memorial Trophy as the Ontario Junior “A” League’s Defender of the Year… Named a First Team All-Star and the recipient of the B.W. “Bill” Evans Trophy as the top graduating player in the OLA Junior series… Guided the Arrows to a 17-0-1 record and the 2007 Ontario Junior ‘A’ League championship… Winner of the Dean McLeod Award as the Ontario Junior “A” Playoff MVP… Won a silver medal with the Iroquois Nationals at the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships… Winner of the 2006 Jim Bishop Memorial Award as the tournament’s Most Sportsmanlike Player… Played for four straight Ontario championship teams with Six Nations (2004-2007)… In 2006, he was named the winner of the Tom Longboat Award as the Canadian Aboriginal Male Athlete of the Year.
Personal: He and his girlfriend, Leah Sault, have a daughter, Sylken Ellejay.