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Joey Sankey

A - #11

Joey is one of the toughest guys to guard in the game. Joey is the all time leading point scorer at UNC as well as a 3X All American. Joey was drafted by the Charlotte Hounds in the 2015 MLL draft and was named Rookie of the Year that season. Joey has been a MLL All Star all 3 years he’s been in the league.

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Team

Charlotte Hounds

Position

#11 Attack

Weight

160 Lbs

Height

5’5”

College

UNC

Highlights

All time leading point scorer in UNC history
2015 MLL Rookie of the Year
3X NCAA All American

Pro

2016: There was no “sophomore slump” for Sankey, who lead the Hounds with 54 points — a new single-season record — and earned his second-straight All-Star Game nomination. He tallied a team-high 26 assists — another new single-season record — and added 28 goals. In addition, Sankey collected 31 groundballs. He was named Week 1’s Warrior Offensive Player of the Week following a nine-point performance — yes, another Hounds record — against the Boston Cannons in the season opener. He has recorded at least one point in each game of his MLL career.

2015: The Hounds drafted Sankey ninth overall in the 2015 MLL Collegaite Draft. He appeared in nine regular-season games, amassing 22 goals (one 2-pointer) and 11 assists for a team-high 34 points. The attackman also posted a shooting percentage of 33.8%, the best of any Hounds player with 20 shots or more. In his MLL debut on May 23 against the Boston Cannons, Sankey tied the Hounds’ single-game record of 8 points, tallying 5 goals and 3 assists. He earned two Cascade Rookie of the Week nods and at the conclusion of 2015, Sankey was voted 2015 Cascade Rookie of the Year.

College

Sankey graduated from North Carolina as the men’s lacrosse program’s all-time leader in points, with 229. He was a three-time USILA All-America and three-time All-ACC selection. The attackman ranks as UNC’s third-leading scorer with 125 career goals. He also finished third in career assists with 104.