Magazine: July 2014
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In the Latest Issue — July 2014
COVER STORY – They're Here
It's been a long wait since the U.S. Men hoisted the trophy in 2010's FIL World Championships. But this month sees the best in the world once again converge, this time on Denver, Colorado. A record 38 nations head to the mountains for the 2014 FIL World Championships this time around, with familiar faces like Canada, Australia and the Iroquois hoping to challenge Team USA from the Blue Division and many new nations joining the returners from Manchester, England among the field.
The core of our July issue breaks down all the top teams, and what everyone can expect at the biggest World Championships in history.
From a failed expiriment to a monster run through the NCAA tournament, Myles Jones, Deemer Class and Christian Walsh morphed into a potent midfield to lead Duke to its second straight NCAA title.
by Gary Lambrecht
Inspired by the 1999 U.S. World Cup soccer team, Taylor Cummings always said it was about the tea. But after Memorial Day weekend, all eyes were on Maryland's sophomore sensation and Tewaaraton winner.
by Megan Schneider
Fast or Last
Tufts stuck to its run-and-gun style, knocking off favorites RIT and Salisbury in a spectacular NCAA tournament run to take home its second title.
by Jac Coyne
Moments of Madness
From Selection Sunday to Memorial Day Monday, the college championship season gaves fans quite a show. Relive the thrills, chills and milestones with a timeline of the action.
Nike/USL High School Rundown
Who rules the roost as high school state playoffs go down to the wire? Keep up with the latest on LaxMagazine.com - Weekly Nike/US Lacrosse Top 25 pool updates and more: Boys | Girls
"Sharknado" may be a ridiculous Syfy Channel "B" movie with Luke Perry to many people, but at Georgetown Prep, its a bit of an unofficial mascot. We caught up with coach Mike Kubik about the unique alternative sobriquet at one of the nation's top high schools.
How does Ohio Machine LSM and transition terror Brian Farrell get so much juice behind his shots on net? How does Navy's Lizzy Rullan tie up defenders behind the net and use the crease to her advantage despite the new rules that allow defenders in the circle? We asked them both to break it down for our readers this month.
Give and Go
You may have gotten used to watching Megan Douty mark up on top offensive threats in the Atlantic Coast Conference as a Tewaaraton Award finalist this spring for the NCAA champion Maryland Terrapins. But we asked her about what else she's into, like zip-lining in Costa Rica and Reggie Rocket from "Rocket Power".
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