February 2, 2009

US Lacrosse Names World Cup Roster

from staff reports

Lindsey Munday was one of three Northwestern products named to the U.S. team.
(Photo: John Strohsacker/LaxPhotos.com)

US Lacrosse has announced the 18 women's players selected by the coaching staff to compete for the United States in the 2009 Federation of International Lacrosse World Cup from June 17-27 in the Czech Republic. The team was selected following the Champion® Challege event in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., this past weekend.

None of the 18 players selected were on the final U.S. roster for the 2005 World Cup, when the Americans fell to Australia in the championship game in Annapolis, Md. The most experienced international players are Katie Chrest, Michele DeJuliis and Acacia Walker, who were all alternates for the 2005 World Cup. Six current collegiate players were named to the team.

The U.S. training team won all five of its games in Florida, including coming from two goals down in the second half to beat Japan 17-11. The U.S. team will be in action again this weekend for the South of the Border tournament in North Carolina, an event highlighted by games against England and Wales.

The complete roster follows:

Attack
Caroline Cryer - Duke ‘09
Lindsey Munday - Northwestern ‘06
Katie Rowan - Syracuse ‘09

Midfield
Sarah Albrecht - Northwestern ‘06
Sarah Bullard - Duke ‘11
Katie Chrest - Duke ‘06
Michele DeJuliis - Penn State ‘98
Whitney Douthett - Dartmouth ‘07
Michi Ellers - Georgetown ‘04
Kristen Kjellman - Northwestern ‘07
Erica LaGrow - North Carolina ‘08
Caitlyn McFadden - Maryland ‘10
Holly McGarvie - Princeton ‘09
Acacia Walker - Maryland ‘05

Defense
Amber Falcone - North Carolina ‘09
Regina Oliver - Ohio State ‘05

Goal
Megan Huether - Duke ‘06
Devon Wills - Dartmouth ‘06

Alternates
Amy Altig - James Madison ‘05
Hilary Bowen - Northwestern ‘09
Quinn Carney - Maryland ‘01
Christy Finch - Northwestern ‘08
Jessica Lieb - Penn State ‘08
Nikki Lieb - Virginia ‘06

deBeer Lacrosse is the official exclusive equipment and apparel supplier to the US Lacrosse Women's National Teams Program. Learn more about the company by visiting its Web site at www.debeerlacrosse.com

US Lacrosse, a 501(c)(3) corporation, is the national governing body of men's and women's lacrosse. US Lacrosse has more than 260,000 members around the country. To learn more about the organization, please visit its Web site at www.uslacrosse.org.


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