Tucker Durkin '09 Drafted by the Philadelphia Wings
La Salle College High School Lacrosse Alumnus Tucker Durkin '09 was drafted with the 19th overall pick in the 2013 National Lacrosse League Draft by the Philadelphia Wings.
Durkin was a defender at Johns Hopkins University and earned USILA All-America honors three times and was twice awarded the Nation’s Top Defenseman while at Johns Hopkins. He most recently played for the Hamilton Nationals of the MLL and will be reunited with teammates Brodie Merrill, Kevin Crowley, and Jordan Hall on the Wings.
During his time at La Salle, Durkin helped lead the Explorers to back to back state championships in 2008 & 2009.
“I am really excited to be playing in Philadelphia,” said Durkin. “I grew up going to Wings games with my family and I am looking forward to be able to play in front of my family and friends at the Wells Fargo Center.”
The Philadelphia Wings will open the 2014 NLL regular season on the road versus the Buffalo Bandits on Saturday, December 28.