Dillon Ward | Goalie #45

Height: 6'5"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Right
College/Club: Bellarmine University/Six Nations Chiefs
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 Highlights

2019 (Colorado): Allowed the second fewest goals (174) among NLL starting goaltenders, holding opponents under 10 goals in six regular season games, and holding the Calgary Roughnecks to eight goals in the West Division Semifinal at Scotiabank Saddledome; the lowest scoring West Division Final since 2009 (4-8 L). 2018 (Colorado): Recorded career highs in minutes played (981:41), wins (10) and saves (645)…Allowed the second fewest goals (181) among NLL goaltenders who appeared in 18 games. 2017 (Colorado): Finished the season with the second highest save percentage (.793) among NLL goaltenders who played more than 200 minutes…Finished second in goals-against average (10.89)…Set a single-game record in saves (56) versus the Saskatchewan Rush at SaskTel Centre on February 18 (7-8 L). Ward was named First Star of the game. 2016 (Colorado): Led the NLL with an .800 save percentage...Didn’t record a losing decision during a span of more than two months, from the February 13 win against the Calgary Roughnecks to the April 15 loss against the Saskatchewan Rush. 2015 (Colorado): Led the NLL with a save percentage of 0.800. 2014 (Colorado): Made his NLL debut on January 4 at Pepsi Center against the Vancouver Stealth, saving 30 of 38 shots in 40:46 minutes in goal (12-13 W).