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.
Men’s National Team
- Johns Hopkins Head Coach – and 2014 U.S. Men’s
National Team Assistant Coach – Dave Pietramala led the Blue
Jays to an impressive 14-8
victory over Virginia. The win gives Pietramala 115 wins
for his career at Hopkins, tying him with legendary coach Bob Scott
for first on the all-time list. Hopkins will play Duke on the
NCAA quarterfinals on Sunday.
Women’s National Team
- Georgetown and Team USA Head Coach Ricky Fried led the Hoyas to
thrilling 9-8 OT win over Johns Hopkins on Friday (attacker
Taylor D’Amore handed out six assists for the Blue Jays in
the loss, giving her 300 points for her career), but could not get
past North Carolina on Sunday as Georgetown
- Attacker Kayla Treanor scored a goal and handed out two assists
topped Stony Brook 13-6. The three points give Treanor
105 for the season, making her the highest scoring sophomore in
program history. The Orange will take on Boston College on
Men’s National Under-19 Team
- Attackman Matt Kavanagh posted two goals and three assists as
Dame topped Harvard 13-5. The Fighting Irish will line up
against Albany on Saturday.
- Midfielder Charlie Raffa was 11-for-17 on faceoffs and the
Maryland Terapins snuck past Cornell with an
8-7 win. Midfielder Connor Buczek scored a goal for the Big Red
in the loss. Maryland will play Bryant on Saturday.
Women’s National Under-19 Team
- Attacker Brigid Smith scored twice and midfielder Taylor
Trimble (2014-15 Senior Team) added a goal as Duke
topped Notre Dame 10-8. Duke will play Maryland on
- Attacker Covie Stanwick posted three goals and an assist, and
midfielder Mikaela Rix added one and one of her own, pushing Boston
College past Loyola by a score of 8-3 in the program’s
first-ever NCAA second round game. BC will play Syracuse on
Men’s National Team
- Bryant University – and 2010 U.S. Men’s National
Team – Head Coach Mike Pressler led the Bulldogs to an
historic 10-9 win over Syracuse in the Carrier Dome. Bryant
advances to the NCAA quarterfinals for the first time in program
history, and will face off with Maryland on Saturday.
Nathaniel oversees all aspects of – except for coaching and
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