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U.S. Women’s National Team looks to defend Gold Medal at World Cup

Thursday, 11th July 2013

Categories Girl's/Women's, International, World Cup  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/11/13
From US Lacrosse

The U.S. Women’s National Team, winner of a record six world cup titles, begins its quest to defend the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Cup gold medal Thursday in Oshawa, Canada.

After claiming gold with an 8-7 victory over Australia at the 2009 FIL World Cup in Prague, Czech Republic, the U.S. Women’s National Team looks to bring home a seventh gold medal in the 19-team tournament, which concludes with the July 20 gold medal game. Led by head coach Ricky Fried (Georgetown) and captained by returning All-World attacker Lindsey Munday (Mountain Lakes, N.J./Northwestern), one of ten returners from the 2009 gold medal squad, Team USA begins pool play Thursday against England.

Pool Play Schedule
July 11 – vs. England – 8 p.m. ET – #USAvENG
July 13 – vs. Wales – 4:30 p.m. – #USAvWAL
July 14 – vs. Australia – 3 p.m. ET – #USAvAUS
July 16 – vs. Canada – 8 p.m. ET – #USAvCAN

Bracket Play Schedule

Quarterfinals – Thursday, July 18
Semifinals – Friday, July 19
Finals – Saturday, July 20 – 3 p.m. ET

For more information on the U.S. Women’s National Team, including news, schedules, scores and live stream links, visit uslacrosse.org/uswomen. Follow the team on Facebook at fb.com/uslacrosse, get live game updates on Twitter at @uslacrosse and use #USAWLAX for the latest Team USA news.


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