Cannons Sign Bellistri, Jackson Out of College

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - MARCH 2: Kyle Jackson #47 of the Michigan Wolverines brings the ball up field against the Army Black Knights during the 2013 Orange Bowl Lacrosse Classic on March 2, 2013 at SunLife Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Army defeated Michigan 12-1. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

The Boston Cannons signed two undrafted college seniors yesterday with the additions of Kylor Bellistri fro Brown and Kyle Jackson from Michigan. Bellstri was the second leading scorer in the nation and helped lead the Bears to an NCAA Final Four appearance.

Bellistri scored 92 points, 63 of which were goals, in 19 games played in 2016. It was a career season after he put up 35 goals for 42 points in 2015. A captain this past season, Bellistri was one of the leaders of a historic Brown offense that was the top in the country.

Part of an attack unit that included the nation’s leading scorer, Dylan Molloy, Bellistri was one of the breakout players in the nation on one of the top teams. A native of Virginia, Bellistri has strong lacrosse roots throughout his entire family.

Jackson was one of the leaders of a new program in Michigan. Named the MVP and best offensive player on the team in 2016, Jackson led the team with a school-record 36 points and team high 29 goals. He is the first player in the history of the young varsity program to sign with an MLL team.

Jackson also has indoor lacrosse experience with the Kitchener-Waterloo Braves in the Ontario Lacrosse Association. He led the Wolverines in points his freshman and senior seasons, and was second on the team in his sophomore and junior years. Jackson was the first Canadian member of the Wolverines lacrosse team n 20 years, and was named to the U-19 Canadian team.

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