Even with the 2019-20 NLL season cancelled, the Georgia Swarm men played plenty to set new personal records, and in some cases, setting new NLL records.
Let’s take a look at the personal records the Swarm men set in their 12 games of the 2019-20 NLL season:
Head Coach Ed Comeau
A 12-6 win in the Swarm’s 2019-20 Home Opener earned Coach Comeau his 100th career regular season win (Dec. 14 against the Philadelphia Wings).
#2 – Miles Thompson
In his sixth NLL season, Miles passed 300 career loose balls after collecting 9 in his 5-point (2G, 3A), game-winning performance that got the Swarm back in the win column (Jan. 26, 2020 at New England Black Wolves).
#3 – Zach Miller
After missing an entire season with the San Diego Seals when he got injured in his very first NLL game, Miller scored his first pro NLL goal against the New York Riptide on Jan. 18, 2020, his first game returning from injury. Miller finished his rookie campaign with 11 points (5G, 6A), 15 loose balls, and a 23.8 S%.
#4 – Lyle Thompson
The 2017 NLL MVP surpassed 400 career points on Jan. 31, 2020 at Philadelphia Wings with a 6-point night (1G, 5A). He also eclipsed 500 career loose balls after scooping up 9 of them on March 8, 2020 in the Swarm’s final game against the Philadelphia Wings.
#10 – Alex Crepinsek
The 8-year NLL veteran reached 100 career caused turnovers after causing 3 turnovers against the New York Riptide on Feb. 15, 2020.
#11 – Joel White
The 8-season veteran played in his 100th career regular season game against the Philadelphia Wings on March 8, 2020.
#13 – Connor Sellars
The Belmont Abbey College alum surpassed 200 career loose balls with an incredible 12-loose ball performance early in the Swarm season (Dec. 14, 2020 against the Philadelphia Wings). That night was also his new single-game career-high in collecting loose balls.
#15 – Kason Tarbell
In his rookie season, the No. 11 overall selection in the 2019 NLL Entry Draft recorded an assist against the Vancouver Warriors on Feb. 29, 2020, his first NLL point. He finished his rookie campaign with 3 assists, 16 loose balls, and 6 caused turnovers in 7 games played.
#20 – Jordan Hall
Returning to the Swarm on a one-year deal, the 13-season NLL vet reached 500 career assists on Jan. 31, 2020 against Philadelphia Wings after having a helping hand in 4 of the Swarm’s 12 goals that night. The University of Delaware alum sits exactly at 1,000 career loose balls, reaching the millennia mark for that stat with 9 loose balls on March 8, 2020 vs. Philadelphia Wings.
#21 – Brendan Bomberry
As an NLL sophomore, the Syracuse University alum surpassed 100 career loose balls, picking up 6 of them on March 8, 2020 against the Philadelphia Wings.
#24 – Jordan MacIntosh
The Swarm team captain became the sixth player in NLL history to win 1600 face-offs after going 15-for-22 a the draw against the Vancouver Warriors on Feb. 29, 2020. He also reached 200 career assists on Feb. 15, 2020 with an assist against the New York Riptide and collected his 1300th career loose ball on Dec. 28, 2019 against the Colorado Mammoth, scooping up 8 of them that game.
#25 – Leo Stouros
The Colgate University alum collected a single-game career-high 8 loose balls against the Vancouver Warriors on Feb. 29, 2020.
#28 – Zed Williams
In his third NLL season, Williams netted a career-high single-game 5 goals against the Calgary Roughnecks on Feb. 22, 2020.
#30 – Mike Poulin
Poulin continued to etch his name deeper into the NLL record book by taking sole possession of sixth all-time in NLL goalie minutes played, surpassing Steve Dietrich’s 8,340 min on Dec. 28, 2019 against the Colorado Mammoth. The 34-year-old netminder secured the most wins by a Swarm netminder (39) with a win on Feb. 15, 2020 against the New York Riptide. Finally, Poulin set new single-game highs in GAA (2.36) and SV% (.947) against the Rochester Knighthawks on Nov. 30, 2019.
#32 – Shayne Jackson
Jackson was having the best season of his 8-season NLL career in 2019-20. He established a new NLL record for most consecutive games with a hat trick (7 – running from Nov. 30, 2019 against the Rochester Knighthawks to the Swarm’s Jan. 31, 2020 contest against the Philadelphia Wings), surpassed 500 career loose balls with 7 collected on Dec. 28, 2019 vs. Colorado Mammoth, and took possession of most assists with the Swarm, surpassing Callum Crawford’s 316 from his time with the franchise.
#44 – Chad Tutton
In his fifth season with the Swarm, the University of North Carolina alum reached 300 career loose balls after picking up 9 on Jan. 18, 2020 against the New York Riptide.
#45 – Jason Noble
The Swarm alternate captain scored multiple goals in a season for the first time in his career (Nov. 30, 2019 against the Rochester Knighthawks and Feb. 15, 2020 against the New York Riptide). Noble also eclipsed 400 career loose balls on March 7, 2020 at New York Riptide after picking up 3 loose balls.
#77 – Ryan MacSpadyen
In his rookie season, the No. 13 overall selection in the 2019 NLL Entry Draft recorded an assist against the Rochester Knighthawks on Nov. 30, 2019, his first NLL point. The Mercy College alum finished his rookie campaign with 2 assists, 8 loose balls, and 2 caused turnovers.
#83 – Randy Staats
On pace for his best season so far in the NLL, the 5-year veteran forward surpassed 400 career points after his 7-point (4G, 3A) game against the Philadelphia Wings on March 8, 2020. The Syracuse University alum also eclipsed 300 career loose balls after picking up 7 on Feb. 29, 2020 against Vancouver Warriors. Finally, the 27-year-old set a new career-high in single game assists with 9 against the New York Riptide on Jan. 18, 2020 and power play assists (4) on Feb. 29, 2020 against the Vancouver Warriors.