Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/27/11
From US Lacrosse
The U.S. women’s national under-19 team kicked off its training camp today as it gears for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) U19 Women’s World Championship in Hannover, Germany Aug. 3-13.
The squad has two Philly players, captain and midfielder Taylor Trimble (recent Episcopal Academy grad) and goalie Allie Murray (recent Downingtown East grad).
Training camp, located at Cedar Lane Regional Park in Bel Air, Md., began with an exhibition game versus NEMS Lacrosse. An instructional clinic with Team USA players will be held Thursday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and a final exhibition game Friday against MD United will start at 7:30 p.m.
Both exhibition games are free and open to the public; for park address and to register for the clinic, please click here.
After training camp, Team USA looks to defend its world championship and bring home the gold. The Americans are scheduled to play five games in round-robin play Aug. 3-9 and then play in the championship or consolation bracket Aug. 10-12.
The U.S. U19 women’s team game schedule:
Date – Opponent (Local Time)
Aug. 4 – Japan (5 p.m.)
Aug. 5 – Canada (3 p.m.)
Aug. 6 – Haudenosaunee (10 a.m.)
Aug. 7 – England (3 p.m.)
Aug. 9 – Australia (7 p.m.)
Aug. 10 – Quarterfinal Round (TBA)
Aug. 12 – Semifinal Round (TBA)
Aug. 13 – Bronze Medal Game (Noon); Gold Medal Game (3:30 p.m.)
For all coverage of Team USA at the FIL World Championship, be sure to check in with Lacrosse Magazine’s Clare Lochary at http://laxmagazine.com/teamusa/women/2010-11/news/index throughout the tournament.