February 5, 2013, (ISN) – The Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) held the 2013 Annual Draft of 2012 Graduating Juniors at the Langley Events Centre on Monday, February 4, 2013.

69 Junior lacrosse players were drafted by WLA teams including the Burnaby Lakers,Coquitlam Adanacs, Langley Thunder, Maple Ridge Burrards, Coastal Windows (Nanaimo) Timbermen, New Westminster Salmonbellies and the Victoria Shamrocks.

The Maple Ridge Burrards held the first pick of the draft and selected Ben McIntosh from the 2012 Minto Cup Finalists, Coquitlam Junior A Adanacs. The 6′-2″ right hander joins his brother Garrett on the 2013 Burrard roster. McIntosh finished his final BC Junior A Lacrosse League (BCJALL) campaign, netting 27 goals and 15 assists for 42 points in only 9 games. In 8 playoff games, he was fifth in BCJALL scorers with 31 points (21G, 10A) and a 25.00% shot percentage.

McIntosh also plays midfield for the NCAA Division 1 Drexel University Dragons in Pennsylvania. In 2012, he was sixth in team scoring with 10 goals and 4 helpers while collecting 9 ground balls.

For a complete round by round list of WLA draft selections, please visit www.theboxrocks.com or for additional information, please contact Sohen Gill at 604-421-9755 Ext. 5 or E-Mail: sohen@bclacrosse.com