Outlaws acquire attackman Kylor Bellistri in trade with Boston

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May 13, 2017; Boca Raton, FL, USA; Denver Outlaws vs. Florida Launch at FAU Stadium

The Denver Outlaws on Wednesday acquired third-year attackman Kylor Bellistri from the Boston Cannons in exchange for long-stick midfielder Larken Kemp and a third-round selection in the 2019 Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft, announced Wednesday.

A native of Newport News, Va., Bellistri (6-2, 200) tallied 56 points (33 goals, 23 assists), 42 ground balls and eight caused turnovers in 21 career games (2016-18) with the Cannons.

Through three games in 2018, Bellistri has recorded four points (3 goals, 1 assist) and seven ground balls.

In just six games as an undrafted rookie in 2016 — Bellistri scored five goals, then totaled 39 points (25 goals, 14 assists) in 12 games in 2017 and was named one of three nominees for MLL’s Most Improved Player Award.

A graduate of Brown University, Bellistri is a former college teammate of Outlaws goalie Jack Kelly.