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U.S. Men Blue-White Rosters Announced for Champion Challenge

January 21, 2014    97937 Views

Lane Errington | @lane_errington

U.S. Men's Blue and White roster announced for Champion Challenge

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BALTIMORE — US Lacrosse today announced the U.S. Men’s National Team Blue-White rosters for the team’s evaluation game at the ninth annual Champion Challenge, a US Lacrosse event, Jan. 26 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

The game, which will be televised live on Watch ESPN at 1:30 p.m. ET and rebroadcast at 10 p.m. on ESPNU, is the final on-field opportunity for members of the 51-player Team USA training roster to earn a place on the squad that will defend gold at the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, July 10-19 in Denver.

Team USA Blue

No.NamePos.Current TeamCollege
1Ned Crotty*A/MNew York LizardsDuke
2Eric LawA Denver Outlaws/Toronto RockDenver
3Ryan YoungACharlotte HoundsMaryland
4Kevin BuchananMBoston CannonsOhio State
5Matt MackridesMChesapeake BayhawksPenn State
6Mitch BelisleDBoston CannonsCornell
7Brendan BuckleyDNew York LizardsArmy
8Dan BurnsSSDMChesapeake BayhawksMaryland
9Kevin DrewSSDMCharlotte HoundsSyracuse
10Brian KaralunasDNew York LizardsVillanova
11Chris Schiller*SSDMCharlotte HoundsPenn State
12Lee ZinkDDenver Outlaws Maryland
13Drew AdamsGKNew York LizardsPenn State
30Matt DanowskiACharlotte Hounds Duke
31Drew Westervelt*A Chesapeake Bayhawks/Colorado MammothUMBC
32Steven BrooksMChesapeake Bayhawks Syracuse
33Kyle Harrison^MLXM PROJohns Hopkins
34Ben HuntMChesapeake BayhawksNorth Carolina
35Max Seibald*MNew York Lizards/Philadelphia WingsCornell
36Tucker DurkinDFlorida LaunchJohns Hopkins
37Kevin UntersteinSSDMNew York LizardsHofstra
39Mike PoppletonFOFlorida Launch/Philadelphia WingsJohns Hopkins
40Jesse SchwartzmanGKDenver OutlawsJohns Hopkins
48Michael SimonLSMDenver OutlawsStevenson

Team USA White

No.NamePos.Current TeamCollege
3Marcus HolmanAOhio MachineNorth Carolina
4Kevin LeveilleARochester RattlersMassachusetts
5Rob PannellANew York LizardsCornell
6JoJo MarascoMNew York LizardsSyracuse
7Jeremy SievertsMDenver OutlawsMaryland
8Drew SniderMDenver Outlaws Maryland
9Matt Striebel*^+MNew York LizardsPrinceton
10Jeff Reynolds SSDMChesapeake Bayhawks Maryland
11Brett SchmidtDCharlotte HoundsMaryland
12Kyle Sweeney*^LSMBoston Cannons/Philadelphia WingsGeorgetown
30Steele StanwickAOhio Machine Virginia
31Garrett ThulAFlorida Launch/Philadelphia WingsArmy
32David LawsonMRochester RattlersDuke
33Paul Rabil*MBoston CannonsJohns Hopkins
34Matt AbbottSSDMChesapeake BayhawksSyracuse
35Michael EvansDChesapeake BayhawksJohns Hopkins
36Brian FarrellLSMOhio MachineMaryland
37Joe FletcherDLoyolaLoyola
38Kyle HartzellLSMNew York LizardsSalisbury
39Stephen Peyser*SSDMChesapeake BayhawksJohns Hopkins
40Chris EckFOBoston CannonsColgate
41John GallowayGK Rochester RattlersSyracuse
42Kip TurnerGKChesapeake BayhawksVirginia
47Anthony Kelly FODenver OutlawsOhio State

Injured and Unable to Participate

Greg GurenlianFONew York LizardsPenn State
Brendan Mundorf*AChesapeake BayhawksUMBC
Jesse BernhardtDChesapeake BayhawksMaryland

* Member of 2010 U.S. Men’s National Team
^ Member of 2006 U.S. Men’s National Team
+ Member of 2002 U.S. Men’s National Team

Following Champion Challenge, Team USA head coach Richie Meade will announce the 30-player roster for the FIL World Championship on Wednesday, Feb. 5.

For more information on the U.S. Men's National Team, visit Follow the team on Facebook at, on Twitter and Instagram at @uslacrosse and use #USAMLAX.

The World Champion U.S. Men's National Teams train and play using best-in-class products provided by Nike (apparel and footwear), STX (equipment), Cascade (helmets) and Shock Doctor (mouth guards). Nationwide and Marriott International are official sponsors of Team USA.

Photo Credit: John Strohsacker

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