Happy Birthday To Yorktown’s Roy Colsey

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Roy Colsey, turns 41 on Tuesday.
Roy Colsey, turns 41 on Tuesday.

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Yorktown’s Roy Colsey!

Roy Colsey, who was born in Yorktown, turns 41 on Tuesday.

Colsey, a former professional lacrosse player who last played for the Philadelphia Barrage in Major League Lacrosse (MLL) was born July 29, 1973. He attended Syracuse University where he was a third-team All-American in 1992 and was a first-team All-American from 1993-1995. In 1995 he was awarded the Donald McLaughlin Award for National Division 1 Men's Lacrosse Midfielder of the Year. He won two National Championships with Syracuse ('93, '95). He graduated from Syracuse University in 1995.

Colsey played for the Barrage his entire MLL career, and holds several franchise records, including goals, points and two-pointers. In 2004, 2006, and 2007, Roy led the Barrage to MLL championships. In 2006, he was selected to the Men's U.S National Lacrosse Team.

Colsey currently coaches the varsity lacrosse team at Ridgefield High School where he helped capture the school's first ever FCIAC Championship in Lacrosse and second State Championship. He is the founder and head coach of Team Superstar.

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