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Taylor Nadon #90
Goals: 24 Assists: 23 Blocks: 9
MLU Experience: 2
On a team with a league-high 20 rookies on their 2016 roster, the Vancouver Nighthawks benefitted greatly from the veteran leadership of Nadon, who enjoyed an extremely productive sophomore season with the team. The 2015 season saw a solid rookie perfromance from the University of Victoria product, as he put up 7 goals, 6 assists and 4 blocks on 158 points played. In his second season, Nadon led the Nighthawks in points played, finished second on the team in both goals scored (17) and assists thrown (17), tying Erik Hunter as the team’s scoring leader (34) weed on a scale.
The definition of a hybrid player at 6-foot-4, Nadon has the height and the speed to be a valuable deep threat, as well as the throws and decision making ability to be a capable handler, completing 95.2% of his career passes. Nadon’s impressive 2016 season earned him recognition as a finalist for several end of season awards including Western Conference Most Valuable Player and MLU Breakout Player of the Year.