The Philadelphia Wings selected 7 players at the 2019 NLL Entry Draft at Xfinity Live Philadelphia, Tuesday, September 17th. The team bolstered their defense with 4 new additions including the team’s first two picks from Canada, Alex Pace and Matt Marinier. Additionally, the team secured rights to 2019 Tewaaraton winner, Pat Spencer from Loyola University. Spencer will be playing basketball at Northwestern University for his 5th year but will join the Wings in the 2020 season. Kyle Marr, Dave Smith, and Austin Fusco were NCAA Division 1 standouts and team captains. Jordan Krug, local standout from the Division 3 champion Cabrini University was also added in the 5th round.

“The NLL draft combined with this year’s free agency, has allowed our team to get bigger, faster and stronger. We have improved all over the field, especially on defense and in goal,” said GM and Coach Paul Day. “We are excited to take the floor for the 2019-20 season.”

2nd round (20th overall) – Alex Pace

Transition- 6-0, 185lbs
St. Catherine’s Athletics Junior A Ontario/Canadian U17 team


2nd round (21st overall) via trade with Georgia Swarm for a 2021 2nd round pick– Matt Marinier

Defense – 6-6, 225lbs
Junior A with the Burlington Chiefs


3rd Round (36th overall) – Pat Spencer

Forward – 6-3, 205lbs
Loyola University team captain/Tewaaraton Winner 2019


4th Round (51st Overall)- Kyle Marr

Forward- 5-11, 185lbs
Johns Hopkins University team captain


4th Round (53rd overall) – Dave Smith

Forward– 5-9, 175lbs
University of Virginia team captain, 2019 NCAA champion


5th Round (66th overall)- Jordan Krug

Forward- 6-1, 210lbs
Cabrini University team captain, 2019 NCAA champion


6th Round (79th overall)- Austin Fusco

Defense- 6-1, 185lbs
Syracuse University two-time captain


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