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Holmes (@FusionLax), Manney (@NXT_Showcase), Collins (Drexel assistant) will get tryouts for US National Indoor team

Tuesday, 18th August 2015

Categories Box lacrosse, Boy's/Men's, International  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 8/18/15
From Press Release

US Lacrosse has announced the 31-player tryout pool for this weekend’s U.S. Men’s Indoor National Team training camp at the Westminster School in Simsbury, Conn.FIL

Following the three-day tryout, the final 18-man U.S. roster will be announced on Sunday, Aug. 23. Team USA will compete in the 2015 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Indoor Championship, Sept. 18-27 in Onondaga Nation and Syracuse, N.Y.

The U.S. men’s indoor national team is led by head coach Tony Resch (La Salle College High assistant, former Wings star, Barrage coach), and assistant coaches Adam Mueller (Old School, Mesa Fresh coach, former Wings coach) and Chris Schiller (Penn State). Jimmy Butler (general manager), Tim Soudan (assistant general manager), Mike Fox (equipment manager), Jason Matuszak (primary care physician), Brian Mata (orthopedic physician), Adam Thomas (athletic trainer) and Ben Towne (athletic trainer) round out the staff.

Team USA has earned the bronze medal in each of the three FIL World Indoor Lacrosse Championship events (2003, 2007, 2011). The 2011 championship saw Canada defeat the Iroquois Nationals for gold in Prague, Czech Republic.

The U.S. training pool, with current professional affiliation, college and graduation year:

Forward

Kevin Buchanan, New England Black Wolves (NLL)/Boston Cannons (MLL), Ohio State 2008 *
Tim Desko, Florida Launch (MLL), Syracuse 2012
Brandon Dube, Vermont Voyageurs (Senior B), Endicott 2009
Marcus Holman, Ohio Machine (MLL), North Carolina 2013
Jeff Ratcliffe, UMBC 2001
Joe Resetarits, Rochester Knighthawks (NLL), Albany 2012
Blaze Riorden, Albany 2016
Drew Snider, Denver Outlaws (MLL), Maryland 2012
Ty Thompson, Rochester Rattlers (MLL), Albany 2014
Joe Walters, Rochester Knighthawks (NLL)/Chesapeake Bayhawks (MLL), Maryland 2006
Drew Westervelt, Colorado Mammoth (NLL)/Chesapeake Bayhawks (MLL), UMBC 2007 *

Defense

Matt Abbott, Chesapeake Bayhawks (MLL), Syracuse 2009
Joe Cinosky, Charlotte Hounds (MLL), Maryland 2008
CJ Costabile, Chesapeake Bayhawks (MLL), Duke 2012
Scott Ditzell, Syracuse 2005 *^
Greg Downing, Georgia Swarm (NLL)/Denver Outlaws (MLL), Fairfield 2007 *
Steve Holmes (Germantown Academy), New York Lizards (MLL), Virginia 2005
Ryan Hotaling, New England Black Wolves (NLL), Nazareth 2006
Brett Manney (Holy Ghost Prep), New England Black Wolves (NLL), Delaware 2007
Brian Megill, New England Black Wolves (NLL), Syracuse 2013
Don Moss, Adelphi 2009
Chris O’Dougherty, Denver Outlaws (MLL), Rutgers 2010
Drew Petkoff, New England Black Wolves (NLL), University of Windsor (Canada)
John Ranagan, Rochester Rattlers (MLL), Johns Hopkins 2013
Jeff Reynolds, Chesapeaker Bayhawks (MLL), Maryland 2009
Joe Smith, Towson 2004
Joel White, Georgia Swarm (NLL)/Rochester Rattlers (MLL), Syracuse 2011

Goalie

Chris Collins (Drexel assistant), Delaware 2005

Jake Henhawk *^
David Mather, Langley Thunder (Senior A)
Ni McComber, Vermont Voyageurs (Senior B)

* 2011 U.S. indoor team
^ 2007 U.S. indoor team


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