Dillon Ward | Goalie #45

Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Right
College/Club: Bellarmine University
Date of Birth: 3/28/1991

Career Highlights

Fast Facts:

  • Two-time Mammoth MVP (2017, 2018).
  • Three-time NLL All-Pro selection (2016-2018).
  • Two-time FIL All-World Team selection (2014, 2018), Two-time FIL Outstanding Goalie (2014, 2018), FIL MVP in 2014.
  • Won silver with Team Canada at the 2018 FIL World Championship, won gold with Team Canada at the 2014 FIL World Championship.
  • 2017 NLL Goaltender of the Year.
  • Named to the NLL All-Rookie Team in 2014.
  • First All-American in Bellarmine lacrosse history.

Transactions

Selected third overall by the Mammoth in the 2013 NLL Entry Draft, becoming the first goaltender to be drafted in the top three since Gee Nash (2nd overall) in 1999.

Career

2018: Recorded career highs in minutes played (981:41), wins (10) and saves (645)…allowed the second-least goals (181) among NLL goaltenders who appeared in 18 games 2017: Finished the season second in save percentage (.793) among NLL goaltenders who played more than 200 minutes, three-thousandths behind the leader…finished second in goals-against-average (10.89), seven-hundredths shy of the top spot…set a single-game record in saves (56) against Saskatchewan which resulted in an 8-7 Mammoth loss; Ward was named First Star of the game 2016: Led the NLL with an .800 save percentage…his 10.33 goals-against average (2nd in the NLL) was three-hundredths from the League lead…didn’t record a losing decision during a span of more than two months, from the February 13 win against Calgary to the April 15 loss against Saskatchewan 2015: Led the NLL with a save percentage of 0.800 2014: Made his NLL debut against Vancouver on January 4, playing 40:46 minutes, making 30 saves on 38 shots. The Mammoth won 13-12.