follow us on...

Philly players on Israeli roster for exhibition vs. Philippines in Baltimore; AccessLacrosse to broadcast

Monday, 12th August 2013

Categories Boy's/Men's, International, Posted 8/12/13
From Pres Release

The Israel Lacrosse Association has announced a 34-man roster for exhibition play Sunday at the inaugural Israel/Philippines Festival & Lacrosse Exhibition Game at St. Paul’s School (MD).

The Israeli team, which will be trimmed to 26 players for an 80-minute FIL regulation exhibition game, features 13 members of the team Israel sent to the 2012 European Lacrosse Championship in Amsterdam.Israel

Israeli players include Conestoga grad Jared Jacobs (Wesleyan, FO) and Lower Merion grad Hank Altschuler (Cabrini, goalie) as well as Delaware grad Will Deane, Haverford grad Nate Becker and Drexel grad Kyle Bergman- all midfielders.

The special cultural and sporting event kicks off at 9:30 AM with a joint youth clinic (boys ages 8-13) featuring players and coaches of the Israeli and Filipino teams. The clinic fee is $40 and includes a game ticket and an Israel Lacrosse pinnie for each participant. Proceeds from the clinic will be shared between the two programs to help support new youth lacrosse programs in Israel and the Philippines which are launching this Fall. Interested participants should email David Lasday at

Faceoff is at Noon for the international exhibition game between Israel and the Filipino-American Lacrosse Club, who also announced their 26-man roster today.

Tickets to the game can also be purchased online by clicking here – all proceeds will support new youth lacrosse programs in the Philippines which are launching this Fall.

The game will be broadcast live on Philly-based Access Lacrosse.

Israel roster
1 F Josh Rottman Danville, CA / UC Davis
2 G David Dennenberg Baltimore, MD / Colorado-Boulder
3 G Hank Altschuler Philadelphia, PA / Cabrini
4 M David Lasday Tel Aviv, Israel
5 F David Siegal Tel Aviv, Israel
6 D Jason Senter Rockville, MD / FSU
11 G Reuven Dressler Jerusalem, Israel / Yale
12 F Mikey Pfeffer Herzliya, Israel
14 M Seth Mahler Tel Aviv, Israel / Whittier
15 F Seth Berger Burlington, VT / Skidmore
16 D Jon Rathauser Montgomery, NJ / McGill
17 LSM Dakota Sherman Bloomfield Hills, MI / Michigan
20 M Sam Adler Netanya, Israel / Hudson Valley CC
21 D Alex Kossar Tel Aviv, Israel / Muhlenberg
22 M Jared Jacobs Malvern, PA / Wesleyan
23 F Evan Goldstein New York, NY / CW Post
26 F Brad Neumann Woodbury, NY / Georgetown
28 D Robby Dunn-Bernstein Portland, OR / IDC Herzliya
29 M Matt Greenblatt North Patomac, MD / Ithaca
30 M Will Deane Los Angeles, CA / Delaware
32 D Ben Silverman Ottawa, ON / Bishops
33 M Elan Daisudov Ramle, Israel
34 M Zander Komet Tel Aviv, Israel
37 M Ari Elgort Charlottesville, VA / Christopher Newport
38 M Ross Koenig Patomac, MD / Dickinson
40 M Josh Cittadino Baldwin, NY / Cortland
41 G Mike Horowitz Randolph, NJ / Muhlenberg
42 D Max Spitalnick Larchmont, NY
43 M Kyle Bergman Toronto, ON / Drexel
45 M Nate Becker Jerusalem, Israel / Haverford
46 M Mike Grosz St. Louis, MO / Robert Morris
47 M Adam Goldberg Fayatteville, NY / Rutgers
48 D John Zurlo Bernardsville, NJ / Denver
56 D Ian Cohen Tel Aviv, Israel / Monmouth


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

Latest Headlines