CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks today announced the National Lacrosse League club has re-signed forward Wesley Berg to a one-year contract.

Berg, entering his third NLL season, set career highs in goals (35), assists (44), points (79) and power play goals (13) during his sophomore campaign with Calgary. The Roughnecks selected the 24-year-old sniper in the first round, fourth overall, in the 2015 NLL Draft. In his debut season he finished third in team scoring with 67 points, second among league rookies in goals (27) and led all first-year players in power play goals (9).

The Coquitlam, British Columbia, native played his collegiate career at the University of Denver where he won a national title in 2015 and was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. The three-time USILA All-American and Tewaaraton Award finalist finished as Denver’s all-time points leader (255) and scored the second-most goals in NCAA Tournament history (39).

WESLEY BERG – FORWARD
HOMETOWN: Coquitlam, BC       DOB: Apr. 19, 1993
HEIGHT: 6’2” WEIGHT: 205 lbs.
NLL EXPERIENCE: Two years    SHOOTS: Right
NLL STATS

NLL STATS
GP
G
A
PTS
PIM
LB
CTO
FO
2017 Regular Season
18
35
44
79
7
75
7
0-0
2016 Regular Season
18
27
40
67
16
88
6
3-6
NLL Career
36
62
84
146
23
163
13
3-6

Berg, now on the 20-player active roster, will join the Roughnecks for their 2017-18 season opener in Rochester tomorrow, Saturday, December 9 at 5:30 p.m. MT, against the Knighthawks at The Blue Cross Arena. For game updates and live scoring results, follow the Roughnecks on Twitter @NLLRoughnecks.