U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup
US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of — except for coaching and playing on — the four U.S. national teams. And he monitors Team USA players' in the college game as well. Here's a roundup of notable weekend performances from U.S. national teamers.
2014 U.S. Men’s National Team
- Defenseman Joe Fletcher gobbled up seven ground balls, anchoring a defense that yielded only six goals as Loyola beat Navy 7-6 in double OT.
- MLL training camps kick off in Boston, Denver, Chesapeake, Ohio, New York, Charlotte, Rochester and Florida.
2014 U.S. Women’s National Team
- Kelly McPartland and Taylor Cummings combined for eight goals and two assists, but Maryland fell to North Carolina 17-15. 2011 U.S. Women’s National Under-19 Team defender Caleigh Sindall scooped up seven ground balls for the Tar Heels in the win.
- Attacker Taylor D’Amore posted seven points — on four goals and three assists — but could not lead Johns Hopkins past Florida, as the Blue Jays lost to the Gators 10-9.
- Attacker Kayla Treanor tallied four goals and two assists, helping Syracuse to run away from Virginia Tech 18-4.
2012 U.S. Men’s National Under-19 Team
- Midfielder Steven Pontrello scored two times — including the game-tying score with 2:33 left on the clock — as North Carolina slipped by Virginia 11-10. Midfielder Ryan Tucker posted one goal in the loss for the Cavaliers.
- Attackman Danny Eipp posted one goal, helping Harvard surprise Cornell 14-9.
- Defender Rob Enright and the Blue Jays’ defense held the prolific Great Danes’ offense to eight goals as Johns Hopkins beats Albany 13-8.
2011 U.S. Women’s National Under-19 Team
- Attacker Covie Stanwick netted five goals and midfielder Mikaela Rix added two more as Boston College beat Duke 13-11 to earn their first ACC win of the season. Midfielder Maddy Acton scored once in the loss for the Blue Devils.
- Attacker Erin McMunn scored four times and handed out an assist as Princeton topped Yale 15-8.
- Attacker Cortney Fortunato scored twice, but it wasn’t enough as Notre Dame fell to Virginia 13-8.