Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/6/16
Former scholastic and collegiate All-American Joey Sankey (Penn Charter/North Carolina) will return to his alma mater after being named as the offensive coordinator for the Quakers.
Sankey, who graduated from PC was a two-time All-American, All-Phillylacrosse.com First-Team pick and the Co-Inter-Ac Player of the Year in 2011. He was a three time All-Atlantic Coast Conference and three time All-American selection. Sankey holds the all time scoring record (229 points, 125 goals) for the Tar Heels.
“We are excited to add an alum with his skills, personality and credentials,” said Penn Charter coach Pat McDonough. “We think it will be a welcomed addition to our staff.”
Joey Sankey currently plays for the Charlotte Hounds of the MLL. He is a two-time All-Star selection for the Hounds. Sankey is also the owner and founder of Sankey Lacrosse Training and the newly formed Team 11 Lacrosse Club.
Sankey was drafted by the Hounds ninth overall in the 2015 MLL Collegaite Draft. He appeared in nine regular-season games, amassing 22 goals (one 2-pointer) and 11 assists for a team-high 34 points and earned two Cascade Rookie of the Week nods as well as the was voted 2015 Cascade Rookie of the Year.
Sankey had 19 goals through the first eight games this year and represented Charlotte in the MLL All-Star Game.
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