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U.S. Women’s National Team to Defend Gold Medal

July 11, 2013    4624 Views

OSHAWA, Ontario, July 11 - 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.

Champion is the official apparel sponsor of the U.S. women’s national teams. deBeer is the official equipment sponsor of the U.S. women’s national teams. Marriott, Nationwide and ShockDoctor are official sponsors of the U.S. National Teams Program.

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