Randy Mearns ( )

Randy Mearns may not have been the stereotypical burly lacrosse player, but what he seemingly lacked in size was made up with heart and incredible skill.

He was a St. Catharines Junior A Athletics player for six seasons from 1985-1990. In 151 league and playoff games, Randy netted 191 goals, 348 assists for 539 points. Known as a crafty playmaker, Mearns was a top ten league scoring leader in three seasons and lead his Athletics team to a 1990 Minto Cup and Minto MVP honours in his final year of Junior. Mearns played nine seasons of Major Senior Lacrosse with Brampton, Six Nations, Niagara Falls and Buffalo winning five Mann Cup titles in a row from 1992-1996.

In 234 Major Series league and playoff games, Mearns scored 173 goals, 322 assists for 495 points. He scored an additional 244 points in nine NLL seasons with Buffalo and Rochester.

Mearns has been an assistant coach with Team Canada Men’s Field team since 2006 when they won the world championships and is now the new head coach. Mearns is in his fifteenth season as head coach of the Canisius College Men’s Lacrosse team.

 

 
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