12/29/11 11:15 AM
The Rochester Rattlers have claimed attackman Tom Perini from the Major League Lacrosse Player Pool. Perini graduated from Lafayette as the school’s all-time leading scorer in 2011.
Perini made his collegiate debut with Lafayette in 2008. He was one of the top goal scorers in the nation in his first year ranking in the top ten in goals per game for a majority of the season. Perini ended up scoring twenty-seven goals as a freshmen and was named the Patriot League Rookie of the Year in recognition of his efforts. As a sophomore he recorded his first season with thirty or more goals and led the nation in goals per game with 3.00. Perini finished his sophomore season with thirty-nine goals in only thirteen games. As a junior Perini started the season on the 2010 Preseason Tewaaraton Award Watch List, and ended it with thirty-two goals. He scored twenty-nine goals in his final year on campus in 2011. Perini finished his career with 127 goals and recorded thirty or more points in every season he was on campus.
The Rochester Rattlers open their 2012 Major League Lacrosse campaign on Friday April 28th at the Boston Cannons. The Rattlers home opener is Friday June 1st at 7:30PM in Sahlen’s Stadium against Boston.
Rochester Rattlers Dan Hardy Appearance
One of the Rochester Rattlers newest stars, Dan Hardy, will be at appearance at Total Sports Experience on Dec. 30th from 7:00-8:00 pm. This will be part of TSE's 10th year anniversary. To celebrate they are having a 10-year birthday party celebration from 6:00-9:00pm. Activities will include inflatable games, contests, games, and giveaways, for all ages.
(photo courtesy of Lafayette College Athletics)