The Baltimore Thunder bolstered its attack yesterday by signing Mark Millon, a three-time All-American out of the University of Massachusetts who last summer was named Best and Fairest Player in the World.
Millon, a native of Long Island, N.Y., scored 26 goals in seven games to help Team USA sweep through the World Games in Manchester, England.
"I just moved here a month ago and I was kind of up in the air as to where I wanted to play," said Millon, 23, who is working in Baltimore as a sales representative for STX, a lacrosse equipment manufacturer. "I was thinking about playing for Philadelphia, but they already have a pretty established team and I wanted to play in Baltimore and be part of a team that is building and trying to win a championship."
Millon, a 5-foot-8, 175-pound forward, had six goals and eight assists last year as a rookie for the New York Saints of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League.
Before joining Team USA last summer, he was chosen North Player of the Year by the U.S. Club Lacrosse Association after leading Long Island to an 11-9 victory over Mount Washington in the USCLA championship game.