follow us on...

World Cup: US Team shooting for gold as event kicks off today with Opening Ceremonies

Wednesday, 10th July 2013

Categories Girl's/Women's, International, World Cup, Posted 7/10/13

The FIL World Championships kick off today with opening ceremonies in Oshawa, Ontario. Six-time champion Team USA opens its pool play schedule Thursday vs. England at 8 p.m.

That ceremony begins at 5 p.m. and will be live-streamed for free at The games begin tomorrow, and are available for streaming at (Note: Individual games can be watched for $5, or the entire tournament can be purchased for $75).

First game: Team USA vs. Team EnglandWorld Cup

DATE: July 11, 2013
TIME: 8 p.m. ET

Game 2
Team USA vs. Team Wales

DATE: July 13, 2013
TIME: 4:30 p.m. ET

The team USA roster features defensemen Gina Oliver (Pottstown) and Holly McGarvie (Shawnee, Princeton Univ.). Both Oliver and McGarvie were members of the US team that struck gold in 2009 in Prague, Czech Republic. Oliver was named All-World.

Team USA Roster
1 Falcone, Amber D 5’4″ North Carolina ’09 Westminster, Md.
2 Albrecht, Sarah M 5’3″ Northwestern ’06 Braintree, Mass.
3 Wills, Devon GK 5’9″ Dartmouth ’06 Denver, Colo.
4 Dowd, Katrina A 5’4″ Northwestern ’10 Yorktown Heights, N.Y.
5 Berger, Kelly M 5’4″ James Madison ’07 Columbia, Md.
7 McGarvie Reilly, Holly D 5’4″ Princeton ’09 Medford, N.J.
8 McFadden, Caitlyn M 5’4″ Maryland ’10 Phoenix, Md.
9 Munday, Lindsey A 5’3″ Northwestern ’06 Mountain Lakes, N.J.
11 Russell, Jenn D 5’7″ North Carolina ’10 Andover, Mass.
13 Etrasco, Danielle A 5’3″ Boston ’13 Massapequa, N.Y.
14 Oliver, Gina D 5’7″ Ohio State ’05 Pottstown, Pa.
16 Igoe, Kristin M 5’4″ Boston College ’11 Framingham, Mass.
19 Bullard, Sarah M 5’4″ Duke ’11 Needham, Mass.
21 Rowan, Katie A 5’10” Syracuse ’09 Delmar, N.Y.
24 Huether, Megan GK 5’5″ Duke ’06 Lutherville, Md.
32 Carey, Ally M 5’7″ Vanderbilt ’12 Bel Air, Md.
37 Schwarzmann, Katie M 5’4″ Maryland ’13 Sykesville, Md.
38 Carr, Kristen D 5’10” North Carolina ’10 Baltimore, Md.

Alternates: Taylor D’Amore, Katie Hertsch


Head Coach: Ricky Fried
Assistant Coaches: Amy Bokker (Phoenixville), Carol Cantele (Nether Providence/Strath Haven), Michele DeJuliis (Ultimate Lacrosse founder), Bowen Holden, Liz Robertshaw (Strath Haven), Jess Wilk Strosberg
Athletic Trainer: Michael Cantele
Manager: Wendy Stone


Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.

Latest Headlines