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Philly players named to @USLacrosse 50-man training roster for Men’s U-19 team

Thursday, 2nd July 2015

Categories Boy's/Men's, High School, International  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 7/2/15
From US Lacrosse

After a three-day tryout that hosted 105 players at Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Md., US Lacrosse today announced the 50 players who will be invited to training camp with the 2016 U.S. Men’s National Under-19 Team.

These 50 players will next reconvene for a second training camp Aug. 7-9 at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md. The weekend will culminate with a Team USA Blue-White exhibition game at Homewood Field, Sunday, Aug. 9 at 1 p.m. Admission is free for US Lacrosse members and $5 for non-members.

Grant Ament (Hverrford School) from tryouts

Grant Ament (Hverrford School) from tryouts

Ultimately, 23 players will be named to the final roster for the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Under-19 World Championship, July 7-16, 2016, in Coquitlam, British Columbia.

In February, US Lacrosse announced Ohio State University head coach Nick Myers as head coach of the U.S. Men’s Under-19 National Team. Myers will lead the team in its quest for an eighth consecutive world title at the FIL World Championship, and is assisted by Patrick Myers (University of Pennsylvania), Chuck Ruebling (Delbarton School) and Peter Toner (Penn State University).

Michael Sowers (Upper Dublin)

Michael Sowers (Upper Dublin)

“Expectations are high for this team, and the men certainly rose to the occasion over the past three days,” said head coach Nick Myers. “We got an incredible effort from all those involved at camp. We feel strongly that we laid the foundation for our team moving forward. We are grateful for the amazing support we received and excited to get back at it in August.”

Dox Aitken (Haverford School)

Dox Aitken (Haverford School)

The player selection committee was comprised of the U.S. U19 coaching staff, five elite high school coaches from around the country and the US Lacrosse Men’s National Team Subcommittee Chair. Additionally, four other top high school coaches were brought in as sideline coaches and assisted in player evaluation.

The 50-player training camp pool, by position with high school, college commitment and high school graduation year noted:

Attack

Charles Kelly (Malvertn Prep)

Charles Kelly (Malvertn Prep)

Grant Ament, Haverford School (Pa.) 2015, Penn State
Jared Bernhardt, Lake Brantley (Fla.) 2016, Maryland
Alex Concannon, Syosset (N.Y.) 2015, Johns Hopkins
Tyler Dunn, Manhasset (N.Y.) 2015, Penn
Henry Grass, Bronxville (N.Y.) 2015, Johns Hopkins
Timothy Kelly, Calvert Hall (Md.) 2015, North Carolina
Timothy Monahan, Gonzaga (Md.) 2015, Maryland
Macaire O’Keefe, Syosset (N.Y.) 2016, Penn State
Alexander Roesner, Loyola Blakefield (Md.) 2015, Penn
Michael Sowers, Upper Dublin (Pa.) 2016, Princeton
Cole Williams, Loyola Blakefield (Md.) 2016, Johns Hopkins

Offensive Midfield

Dox Aitken, Haverford School (Pa.) 2016, Virginia
Ryan Conrad, Loyola Blakefield (Md.) 2015, Virginia
Bryan Costabile, Mount St. Joseph (Md.) 2016, Notre Dame
Kevin Hill, Webster Thomas (N.Y.) 2015, Penn State
Jack Jasinski, Oak Mountain (Ala.) 2015, Ohio State
Joseph Licciardi, St Anthony’s (N.Y.) 2015, Penn
Edward Maloney, Lawrenceville (N.J.) 2016, Virginia
Patrick McCormick, Hicksville (N.Y.) 2014, North Carolina*
Matthew Moore, Garnet Valley (Pa.) 2017, Virginia
Bradley Smith, Mountain Lakes (N.J.) 2015, Duke
Drew Supinski, Haverford School (Pa.) 2015, Johns Hopkins
Jack Tigh, Chaminade (N.Y.) 2015, Yale

Defensive Midfield

Brandon Barker, Pittsford (N.Y.) 2015, Ohio State
John Daniggelis, Smithtown East (N.Y.) 2015, Yale
Terry Lindsay, Georgetown Prep (Md.) 2016, Duke
Alex McGovern, St Paul’s (Md.) 2015, North Carolina
Kevin Quigley, Ridge (N.J.) 2016, Duke
Long-stick Midfield

Blake Carrara, Riverhead (N.Y.) 2016, Maryland
Jared Conners, Pittsford Sutherland (N.Y.) 2016, Virginia
Kane Randolph, St. Mary’s Annapolis (Md.) 2016, Penn State
Thomas Wright, Garden City (N.Y.) 2015, Penn State

Defense

Matthew Borges, Garden City (N.Y.) 2015, Ohio State
Eddie Bouhall, Lynbrook (N.Y.) 2015, Lehigh
Owen Colwell, Westfield (N.J.) 2016, Johns Hopkins
Hugh Crance, Corona Del Mar (Calif.) 2015, Notre Dame
Patrick Foley, St. John’s Prep (Mass.) 2015, Johns Hopkins
Dylan Johnson, Cherry Creek (Colo.) 2015, Denver
Noah Lejman, Haverford School (Pa.) 2015, Penn
Jack Rapine, Upper Dublin (Pa.) 2016, Johns Hopkins
Jack Rowlett, Robinson (Va.) 2015, North Carolina

Goalie

Philip Goss, Deerfield Academy (Mass.) 2016, Brown
Ryan Kern, Salesianum (Del.) 2015, Navy
Willie Klan, Penfield (N.Y.) 2015, Ohio State
Jack Zullo, Chaminade (N.Y.) 2016, Notre Dame

Faceoff

Gerard Arceri, Smithtown East (N.Y.) 2016, Penn State
Christian Feliziani, Episcopal Academy (Pa.) 2016, Ohio State
Austin Henningsen, Northport (N.Y.) 2015, Maryland
Charles Kelly, Malvern Prep (Pa.) 2015, North Carolina
James Sullivan, Garden City (N.Y.) 2015, Harvard

* Current college player

In addition, US Lacrosse has named Anthony Cordani (Douglas, Mass.), Dan Dlugozima (Lutz, Fla.), Kevin Forester (Arnold, Md.) and Randy Milou (Springfield, Mass.) as the officials who will represent the United States at the 2016 FIL Under-19 World Championship. JT Noll (Harrisburg, Pa.), Matthew Davis (Stevensville, Md.), Marty Joyner (Woodbridge, Va.), Josh Blaisdell (Fairfield, Maine), and William Hardy (Tully, N.Y.) were selected as alternates.

The U.S. Men’s U19 team has amassed a 41-2 all-time record in international play, claiming gold in each of the seven U19 World Championship events to date (1988, 1992, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2008, 2012). Team USA defeated Canada 10-8 in the gold medal game to capture the 2012 FIL World Championship in Turku, Finland.

The world champion U.S. Men’s National U19 Team trains and plays using best-in-class products provided by Nike (apparel and footwear), STX (equipment), and Cascade (helmets). Nationwide and Marriott International are official sponsors of Team USA.

For more information on the U.S. Men’s National Team, visit uslacrosse.org/teamusa. Follow the team on Facebook at fb.com/uslacrosse, on Twitter and Instagram at @uslacrosse and use #USAMLAX.


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