U.S. National Team Alumni in the News
U.S. U19 men’s and women’s alums are among some of the biggest names in college lacrosse, and many of them played major roles in weekend victories.
2011 U.S. Women’s National Under-19 Team
- Midfielder Mikaela Rix netted six goals and added an assist as BC downed No. 11 Notre Dame 15-10. Eagles teammate Covie Stanwick added a goal and an assist, and Cortney Fortunato, a Notre Dame freshman, chipped in a goal on three shots in the loss.
- Midfielders Taylor Trimble and Brigid Smith, and attacker Maddy Acton, combined for five goals and two assists as No. 5 Duke took down William & Mary by a score of 11-8. Goalkeeper Kelsey Duryea was solid between the pipes, making seven saves on 22 shots in the win.
- Midfielder Kelly McPartland notched a career-high four goals and her U.S. Women’s National Team teammate Taylor Cummings added four more as No. 2 Maryland ran away from Richmond 15-5.
- Attacker Kayla Treanor tallied three goals and two assists, helping Syracuse get by Canisius 18-6.
- Defender Caleigh Sindall gathered two groundballs and three draw controls helping North Carolina pull away from Boston University 18-8.
2012 U.S. Men’s National Under-19 Team
- Midfielder Ryan Tucker netted two goals as Virginia outlasted Drexel 11-10. Cavalier Defenders Greg Danseglio and Tanner Ottenbreit helped keep the Dragons offense in check all day.
- Attackman Matt Kavanagh tallied three goals and three assists, leading Notre Dame past Jacksonville 19-7.
- Defender Rob Enright anchored a defense that gave up only three second-half goals as Johns Hopkins downed Towson 15-8.
- Midfielders Stephen Pontrello, Michael Tagliaferri, and Stephen Kelly combined for two goals and two assists as North Carolina ran away from Manhattan 21-5.
- Goalie Zach Oliveri made 13 saves, including two in overtime, as Massachusetts slipped by Ohio State 12-11. Defender Luke Howard scooped up one groundball for the Buckeyes in the loss.
- Defender Ralph D’Agostino had a shot and two groundballs, but couldn’t push Furman past Air Force in the 15-6 loss.
- Attackman Kyle Keenan pocketed two goals on just three shots, helping No. 1 Duke hold off No. 4 Denver 14-10.