(OSHAWA, ONTARIO) For the first time in the history of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women’s World Cup, the U.S. and Canada will meet in the championship game Saturday at 3 p.m.
(OSHAWA, ONTARIO) Unlike Round One there were no surprises is the Quarterfinals of the Championship Bracket. All of the four top seeded teams moved on to the Semifinals. The #1 seeded USA squad dominated #8 Haudenosaunee 20-1, #4 England shut out #5 Wales 10-0, #2 Canada downed #10 Israel 17-5 and #3 Australia defeated #11 Scotland 26-2.
(OSHAWA, ONTARIO) Round 1 of the Championship Bracket was highlighted by two big upsets. #11 Scotland upended previously unbeaten #6 Japan in a thrilling come from behind win in the final minutes and #10 Israel ousted #7 New Zealand. #5 Wales defeated #12 Austria and #8 Haudenosaunee eliminated #9 Ireland in the other two Championship Bracket games.
(OSHAWA, ONTARIO) Tuesday’s games marked the end of pool play. The USA’s win over Canada and Japan’s win over Israel highlighted a full day of action. FIL officials worked into the wee hours sorting out the seeds for championship bracket play which begins today.
(OSHAWA, ONTARIO) The United States moved to 3-0 with a big win over Australia and shares the lead in Pool A with Canada which also moved to 3-0 with a win over Wales. Japan is first in Pool C at 4-0 with a win over Sweden.
(OSHAWA, ONTARIO) After three days of pool play, five teams remain unbeaten at the 2013 Women’s Lacrosse World Cup. Japan and New Zealand are both 3-0. Canada, the United States and Israel are all at 2-0.