Brodie Merrill

#17 D San Diego
Age: 39
Height: 6'4"
Hometown: Orangeville, ON
Shoots: left
Birthdate: November 5, 1981
Weight: 215 lbs.
Draft: 2005 Portland Round 1, #1
Bio

Merrill, a 15-year NLL veteran and younger brother of General Manager and Head Coach Patrick Merrill, has appeared in 28 games for San Diego since the team’s inaugural season. On February 22, 2020, Merrill scooped up his 2,518th loose ball to be...

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Year Team GP G A PTS PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG AVG TOF LB TO CTO S SOG SPCT FO FO%
2019-20
San Diego Seals
12 2 10 12 19 0 0 0 1 1 20:59 93 7 8 8 8 .250 0-0 .000
2018-19
San Diego Seals
16 3 11 14 24 0 2 1 0 0 123 20 24 19 17 .158 0-0 .000
2017-18
Toronto Rock
17 6 16 22 33 0 0 2 1 0 127 8 14 19 17 .316 0-1 .000
2016-17
Toronto Rock
18 7 12 19 41 0 0 0 1 1 171 16 29 35 29 .200 0-0 .000
2015-16
Toronto Rock
18 4 12 16 54 0 1 1 0 0 180 19 31 22 18 .182 0-0 .000
2014-15
Toronto Rock
18 8 24 32 21 1 1 3 3 1 151 12 32 36 28 .222 0-0 .000
2013-14
Philadelphia Wings
18 8 26 34 29 1 2 0 0 0 189 25 23 57 49 .140 0-1 .000
2012-13
Philadelphia Wings
14 10 16 26 16 1 1 4 2 1 123 12 11 41 34 .244 0-0 .000
2011-12
Philadelphia Wings
16 17 15 32 29 3 0 3 2 0 157 17 16 69 56 .246 0-0 .000
2010-11
Edmonton Rush
16 9 38 47 34 0 0 0 3 0 187 25 30 61 47 .148 10-50 .200
2009-10
Edmonton Rush
16 17 36 53 31 1 0 0 2 1 190 82 64 .207 5-11 .455
2008-09
Portland LumberJax
16 14 33 47 38 0 2 1 2 0 216 72 54 .194 0-0 .000
2007-08
Portland LumberJax
16 17 21 38 53 0 0 2 2 0 211 88 63 .193 0-1 .000
2006-07
Portland LumberJax
15 4 19 23 49 0 2 0 4 0 196 39 28 .103 0-0 .000
2005-06
Portland LumberJax
16 17 32 49 33 1 1 2 4 1 214 69 49 .246 8-24 .333
Total 242 143 321 464 504 8 12 19 27 6 20:59 2528 161 218 717 561 .199 23-88 .261
Year Team GP G A PTS PIM PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG AVG TOF LB TO CTO S SOG SPCT FO FO %
2018-19
San Diego Seals
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 4 0 0 .000 0-0 .000
2016-17
Toronto Rock
3 3 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 36 5 2 8 8 .375 0-0 .000
2014-15
Toronto Rock
4 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 31 3 1 9 6 .000 0-0 .000
2012-13
Philadelphia Wings
1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 3 2 .000 0-0 .000
2011-12
Philadelphia Wings
1 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 6 4 .500 0-0 .000
2009-10
Edmonton Rush
2 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 24 8 4 .125 0-0 .000
2008-09
Portland LumberJax
1 2 5 7 2 0 0 1 0 0 14 6 4 .333 0-0 .000
2007-08
Portland LumberJax
3 4 5 9 0 0 0 0 1 0 43 13 9 .308 0-0 .000
2005-06
Portland LumberJax
1 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 1 1 .000 0-0 .000
Total 17 13 23 36 10 0 0 1 3 0 0:00 181 8 7 54 38 .241 0-0 .000
Regular Playoffs
2019-20 2018-19 2017-18 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11 2009-10 2008-09 2007-08 2006-07 2005-06
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Full Bio

Merrill, a 15-year NLL veteran and younger brother of General Manager and Head Coach Patrick Merrill, has appeared in 28 games for San Diego since the team’s inaugural season. On February 22, 2020, Merrill scooped up his 2,518th loose ball to become the NLL’s all-time loose ball leader. The future Hall of Famer was named the first captain in Seals history ahead of the team’s inaugural season in San Diego and helped lead the team to a home playoff berth in its first year.

Merrill is one of the most decorated lacrosse players in the world. His accomplishments include:

  • 2006 NLL Rookie of the Year
  • 2006 NLL Defensive Player of the Year
  • League record three-time NLL Transition Player of the Year
  • Nine-time NLL All-Pro selection
  • Four-time Gold Medalist with Team Canada at the FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship
  • Two-time Gold Medalist with Team Canada at the FIL World Field Lacrosse Championship
  • Two-time Silver Medalist with Team Canada at the FIL World Field Lacrosse Championship
  • Previously named the best player in the world by Inside Lacrosse, a leading industry publication

The Orangeville, Ontario native was drafted first overall in the 2005 NLL Entry Draft, three years after brother, Patrick, was picked first as well. Merrill, a graduate of Georgetown University, was a two-time First Team All-American, two-time Tewaaraton Award Finalist and the 2005 NCAA Defensive Player of the Year.

Awards & Achievements
Defensive Player of the Year 2006
Transition Player of the Year (3x) 2009-10, 2017
All-League First Team (3x) 2006, 2010, 2017
All-League Second Team (5x) 2011-12, 2014-15, 2019
Rookie of the Year 2006
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