Boston, MA – (February 8, 2019) – Major League Lacrosse (MLL) hosted the 2019 Collegiate Draft presented by Cascade Saturday, March 9 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. The Draft was free of charge to attend and featured representatives from every MLL team. Major League Lacrosse streamed the event for the first time in league history, from their website. More than 550 fans, players, league executives, and sponsors attended the event. The Ohio Machine selected Alex Woodall, Towson University’s faceoff specialist, with the first overall pick in the 2019 MLL Draft presented by Cascade.
Tampa’s Andrew Kew was selected by the Florida Launch as the 40th overall pick. Kew is one of, if not the most decorated Tampa men’s lacrosse players of all time. In the all-time rankings, he is first in goals, first in goals per game, first in game-winning goals, first in shots per game, tied for first in man-down goals, is second in points, second in points per game, second in assists, and second in shots attempted.