PHILADELPHIA WINGS ADD THREE DEFENDERS TO ROSTER IN 2012 NLL ENTRY DRAFT
WINGS DRAFT DEFENSEMAN MICHAEL MANLEY IN FOURTH ROUND, C.J. COSTABILE AND KEVIN RANDALL IN THE FIFTH
The Philadelphia Wings added defenders Michael Manley, C.J. Costabile and Kevin Randall in the 2012 National Lacrosse League entry draft Monday night.
With their first selection in the draft at number 32 overall, the Wings selected Manley out of Duke University. Last season Manley was named to the USILA All-America second team and led Duke with 27 forced turnovers and also recovered 52 loose balls. He added two goals and two assists from his defensive post.
In round 5 the Wings selected Manley’s college teammate Costabile at number 39 overall and defender Randall at 41 overall from Notre Dame.
Costabile was a midfielder at Duke University and figures to bolster the defense in the upcoming 2013 season. In 2012 Costabile was voted to the USIL A All-America first team, was an All-ACC selection and was also the ACC Co-Defensive Player of the Year. He led the Blue Devils in 2012 with a team-high 144 loose balls.
Randall was one of three captains for Notre Dame in 2012 and started each game during his final two years on the team. Randall also plays for the MLL’s Charlotte Hounds.
The Philadelphia Wings will open the 2013 NLL regular season at home versus the Buffalo Bandits on Friday, January 11.
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