World Lax: U.S. wins women’s U19 world championship

August 13, 2019

PETERBOROUGH, Ontario — The world championship is coming back to the United States. The United States completed a dominant run through the field, culminating with a 13-3 victory over Canada, to win the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship. “I’m just really proud of the team,” said head coach Kelly Amonte Hiller. “I think we worked pretty hard this week, all throughout the week, on our defense. I feel…

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World Lax: US Women’s U19 team to face Australia in semi-finals

August 8, 2019

PETERBOROUGH, Ontario — The United States posted its second straight shutout, downing Wales 26-0 to advance to the semifinal round of the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship at Trent University. The U.S. will meet longtime rival Australia in the semifinals. Australia, which has reached the championship game in five of the previous six U19 world championships, edged Japan 8-7 in the quarterfinals on Madison Copeland’s goal with 6:30…

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World Lax: Team Kenya, U19 tournament darlings, finish round-robin play at 1-3

August 6, 2019

Team Kenya finished up round-robin play at the 2019 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championships with a 15-5 loss to Team China, putting them at 1-3. They didn’t make the Round of 16 but will face off against Israel on Tuesday and Belgium on Thursday as they compete for as high a finish as possible in their first year of competition. The African nation is the first to participate in a…

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World Lax: USA clinches No. 1 seed after defeating defending champion Canada

PETERBOROUGH, Ontario — A dominant second quarter fueled the United States to a 13-5 pool-clinching victory over host Canada at the 2019 World Lacrosse Women’s U19 World Championship. The U.S. moved to 3-0 for the tournament and will be the No. 1 overall seed. After an off-day on Monday, the U.S. will play a still to be determined opponent on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. in the Round of 16…

August 5, 2019
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World Lax: Haudenosaunee women deserve their spot in lacrosse

August 1, 2019

Last night’s opening ceremonies of the 2019 World Lacrosse U19 Women’s Lacrosse Championships honoured the origins of the sport within Indigenous nations as Canada hosts this tournament for the second time. The event officially opened on Tuesday, July 31 at 6 p.m. at Justin Chiu Stadium at Trent University with the first games taking place the morning of August 1st. Over the next 10 days, 22 nations – including the…

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Press Release: US Lacrosse names WILC roster

July 26, 2019

SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse has named 23 players and seven alternates to the roster for the U.S. men’s team that will compete in the World Indoor Lacrosse Championship in Langley, British Columbia from Sept. 19-28, 2019. “I want to thank all of the players that have participated in our events over the last two and a half years,” said head coach Regy Thorpe. “We had great enthusiasm throughout the…

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World Lax: U19 families ready for August Worlds

July 18, 2019

This summer, Peterborough is not only welcoming 23 international lacrosse teams to the U19 women’s world championships. They are welcoming families. A family can be a team and a team can be a family. Lacrosse teammates don’t share blood – although it can be spilled on the field – but they share a strong bond. They fight for one another and work towards a common goal. One of the greatest…

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World Lax: CLA reveals 2019 WILC roster

July 16, 2019

Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) and the men’s indoor national team coaching staff are excited to reveal the final roster for the Canadian Men’s Indoor Lacrosse Team. This team will be defending their 2015 gold medal at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship (WILC) in Langley, BC, from Sept. 19-28. “Selecting the 23 man roster for Canada is always a challenge because of the depth of talent within our nation. We…

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World Lax: Canada announces U19 roster

July 14, 2019

Ottawa, ON—The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) and the U19 women’s national team coaching staff are thrilled to announce the final roster for the Canadian Women’s U19 Field Lacrosse Team. This team will be defending their 2015 gold medal at the 2019 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship in Peterborough, ON, from Aug. 1-10. “We are excited to have such a talented group of athletes with tremendous depth to represent Canada this year,”…

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Press Release: US Lacrosse invites 105 players to tryouts for 2020 men’s U19 team

May 18, 2019

SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse has invited 105 of the nation’s top young men’s lacrosse players to try out for the 2020 U.S. U19 team. The final team selected after the tryout process concludes will compete in the World Lacrosse Men’s U19 Championship from July 9-18, 2020 in Limerick, Ireland. “We’re grateful that we had such an amazing response from players across all parts of the USA,” said head coach…

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