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.
- Johns Hopkins fell to Loyola 13-10 in
this Charles Street rivalry game, but U.S. Men’s National
Team assistant coach – and Johns Hopkins head coach –
Dave Pietramala still notched an NCAA tournament invitation and
will take on Virginia on Sunday. Defender Joe Fletcher scooped up
four ground balls for the Greyhounds in the win.
- Attackman Garrett Thul
scored three goals, leading the Florida Launch to its first win of the season,
defeating the Charlotte Hounds 11-8. Thul was named MLL Offensive
Player of the Week.
- Goalie Jesse Schwartzman made seven saves and
midfielder Drew Snider chipped in a goal as the Denver Outlaws topped the Ohio Machine 14-12.
Attackmen Marcus Holman and Steele Stanwick and midfielder Kyle
Harrison combined for six goals in the loss.
- Midfielder Matt Mackrides scored three times and
attackman Brendan Mundorf added two more as the Chesapeake Bayhawks topped New York Lizards 12-11
in OT. Attackman Rob Pannell and midfielder Max Seibald each
scored two goals for New York in the loss.
- Goalie John Galloway made 11 saves – including the most important one as time expired – and attackman Kevin Leveille scored twice leading the Rochester Rattlers to an 8-7 win over the Boston Cannons. Midfielders Kevin Buchanan and Paul Rabil each scored twice for the Cannons in the loss.
- U.S. Women’s National Team and Georgetown
head coach Ricky Fried couldn’t get the Hoyas by Louisville
in the Big East Championship Game, but did secure an
at-large bid to the tournament and will face John Hopkins on
Friday. Attacker Caroline Tarzian had a goal for Georgetown in the
- Stanford fell short in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship
Game, but U.S. Women’s National Team Assistant Coach
– and Stanford Head Coach – Amy Bokker and the Cardinal
made their way into the tournament and will match up with Duke on
- Attacker Kayla Treanor netted four goals on
eight shots as Syracuse topped Loyola 14-12 to close out
its regular season.
- Attacker Taylor D’Amore posted two goals and three assists, but Florida downed Johns Hopkins in the ALC Semi-finals 11-6.
- Midfielder Kyle Keenan notched a hat trick
as Duke toppled Boston University 16-11
- Attackman Danny Eipp scored a goal and an
assist, and defenseman Stephen Jahelka anchored a defense that gave
up only seven goals, but Harvard fell to Penn 7-5 in the Ivy League
Championship. Harvard still secured a spot in the NCAA
Tournament, however, and will face Notre Dame on Saturday.
- Attackman Matt Kavanagh posted two goals and two
assists as Notre Dame eked out a 18-17 win over
Army in its regular season finale.
- Midfielder Charlie Raffa won 16/21 faceoffs and scored a goal as Maryland beat Navy 12-6 on Senior Day.
- Attacker Erin McMunn followed up her seven-goal
semifinal performance with three more, but could not propel the
Tigers past the Quakers as Princeton fell to Penn 9-6 in the Ivy League
- Attacker Covie Stanwick and midfielder Mikaela Rix combined for seven goals and three assists as Boston College wrapped up its regular season with a convincing 20-12 win over crosstown rival Boston University.