WILC 2015: USA vs Canada

USA takes aim on Canada tonight
September 22, 2015

Onondaga Arena Hosts USA & Canada Match Tonight at 7:30; Winner earns Semi-Final Berth.   Tonight USA (2-1) will face Canada (2-0).  The winner will lock up a spot in the semi-finals, a Canada win will give them the top seed overall in the Blue Division. After an opening night loss to Iroquois 13-9, USA has come back to defeat the Czech Republic 14-7 and England 13-9. USA is led…

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Walters Leads USA Attack Over England 13-9

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September 22, 2015

In a game that USA was heavily favored, England goalie Nick Rose had different ideas as he stood on his head to keep his team in range, but the firepower from USA was too much as USA (2-1) defeated England (0-2) 13-9. USA opened up a 3-0 just ten minutes into the contest with goals from Casey Powell (2G/4A), Garrett Thul (3G/2A), and Joe Walters (2G/6A), but England battled back…

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WILC 2015: Canada Storms Past Iroquois

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September 21, 2015

The Canadians seemed to let the Iroquois think they would win after trailing for almost the entire game. It wasn’t until 53:28 that the men in red took the lead thanks to a goal from Dangerous Dan Dawson. Jordan MacIntosh put the nail in the coffin about 30 seconds later and preserved his team’s 11-9 victory. First Quarter Haina Thompson opened up the game with a beautiful transition goal. He…

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WILC Recap: Day Three Sees Australia, Israel Soar

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September 21, 2015

Day three at the World Indoor Lacrosse Championships saw another day full of intense round robin play and some insight into a potential gold medal rematch. Canada catapulted themselves into the driver seat towards another gold medal, and shows no lead is too large to overcome. Australia has emerged as a potential threat down the stretch, rattling off three straight wins. As the standings start to take shape, and every…

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U.S.A. Dominates Czech Republic 14-7; Evens Record 1-1

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September 20, 2015

This afternoon Team U.S.A. rebounded from an opening tournament loss to Iroquois on Friday night, to defeat the Czech Republic 14-7, and even their record at 1-1. The United States came out on a mission. After allowing an opening minute goal to the Czech Republic, Team U.S.A. went on their first six goal run of the game that only took 4:53 of playing time.  That was basically all they needed…

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2015 WILC: USA vs Iroquois

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September 18, 2015

The host team Iroquois Nationals will make their tournament debut against an offensively loaded Team USA tonight at 8:30PM at the War Memorial in Syracuse. The Nationals are headlined by the world renowned Thompson Brothers, Lyle, Miles, Jeremey, and Hiana. USA looks to try to open the tournament with a win also, with strong offensive power from the likes of Casey Powell, Garrett Thul, and 2015 MSL MVP Joe Resetarits….

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2015 WILC: Israel vs Serbia

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September 18, 2015

Israel will face Serbia in WILC action to open up their tournaments. This will be Israel’s second world games in men’s lacrosse but its first in the indoor game. Last summer at the field games in Denver, Israel was very good in their first world games placing in the top eight as one of the surprise teams. For Serbia, they will be playing in their first world box games as…

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Highlighting Pro Players At the WILC

Toronto Rock versus Calgary Roughnecks
September 17, 2015

The WILC tournament this week will highlight exceptional indoor lacrosse talent from all over the world. Many of the top professional players are playing for a North American team; USA, Canada, or Iroquois. Many of those players are stars in the NLL or MLL, but the other teams have plenty of professional talent as well. Nick Rose—England Rose is one of the goalies for the Toronto Rock of the National…

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Riorden Blazes His Way Towards Team USA

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September 13, 2015

Team USA only has one current college star on its roster and that player is Albany goalie Blaze Riorden. Blaze is going into his fourth year as a starting goalie for the Great Danes and the Fairport native has played a huge part in taking his team to the NCAA tournament the past three springs. This past summer was his third as a member of the Junior B Akwesasne Indians…

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One on One With the World Lacrosse Foundation

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September 12, 2015

Andrew Baker: First and foremost introductions are in order.  Besides Casey Powell who is The World Lacrosse Foundation (WLF) leadership and key players? Lew Hamilton: Well, the WLF Board of Advisers is a small group of like-minded individuals bent on helping people really get more out of life through the power of sport—specifically our sport, lacrosse. Our Board is entirely populated with biographies of how lacrosse has positively affected a person’s…

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