Georgia Storm forward Lyle Thompson was named to the National Lacrosse League all-pro second team on Wednesday. Thompson was 10th in scoring in the NLL in 2017-18 with 86 points.
Thompson had 46 goals, 40 assists, six penalty minutes, 12 power play points, five shorthanded points, collected 123 loose balls, 247 shots and 172 shots on goal in 2017-18. It is the second straight year that Thompson was on the NLL all-pro team as he was part of the NLL All-Pro First Team in 2016-17.
Other players selected for the NLL all-pro second team were forwards Curtis Dickson of the Calgary Roughnecks and Joe Resetarits of the Rochester Knighthawks, transition player Zach Currier of the Roughnecks, defender Kyle Rubisch of the Saskatchewan Rush and goaltender Dillon Ward of the Colorado Mammoth. Those selected for the NLL all-pro first team were forwards Mark Matthews and Robert Church of the Rush and Kevin Crowley of the New England Black Wolves, transition player Joey Cupido of the Mammoth, defender Graeme Hossack of the Knighthawks and goaltender Matt Vinc of the Knighthawks.
In other Swarm news, Georgia re-signed defensemen Alex Crepinsek and John Ranagan. Both were signed to two-year deals.