Cannons Sign James Burr and Tate Boyce to Rookie Contracts

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The Boston Cannons have signed three rookies to contracts prior to the state of training camp last week. The three rookies include James Burr, Tate Boyce, and Charlie Durbin. 

Burr was drafted 55th overall by the Cannons in the 2019 MLL draft. During his college career at Boston U. the attackman was a crucial part of the Terriers offensive unit. Burr finished his college career with 194 points (153G,41A), making him the all-time points leader in Boston U. history. As a senior in 2019, Burr tallied 72 points (56G,16A) while helping to lead the Terriers to a Patriot League tournament semifinal appearance. 

The Boston Cannons picked up Boyce after going undrafted in the 2019 MLL draft. While in college at Providence Boyce was one of the best goalies in the country, racking up a career total of 709 saves with a .536 save percentage. As a senior in 2019, Boyce helped lead Providence to the Big East tournament, making 200 saves. Boyce is the school leader in career saves at Providence.  

In addition, the Cannons also signed Charlie Durbin who they selected in the 2019 MLL Rookie Relocation Selections. Durbin played three years at Princeton due to a knee injury in 2018. The midfielder ended his career with 49 points (41G,8A).


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