Nine Nations Make FIL World Championship Debut
World Lacrosse 2014 Staff Reports
(COMMERCE CITY, CO) Nine nations made their debut in the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, presented by Trusted Choice, the largest international lacrosse championship in history. A record 38 nations are participating in this year’s championship.
(COMMERCE CITY, CO) A huge 8-0 run helped Team USA take a key victory over Canada to open the 2014 FIL World Championships, 10-7. Paul Rabil scored two and assisted on two more to key the rally, which carried the defending champions from a 3-0 deficit to an 8-3 lead that they never relinquished.
The FIL World Championship opens on Thursday, July 10 at 7 pm (Mountain time) with the defending world champion United States hosting Canada in a game that will be carried live in the United States on ESPN2.
(ESPN UK press release) ESPN Player, the live and on-demand sports streaming service, is launching a brand new channel to cover the World Lacrosse Championships held July 11-20 in Denver, Colorado.
(BALTIMORE) At the conclusion of a tryout process that included 98 players and spanned 11 months, US Lacrosse has named the U.S. Men’s National Team final 23-man roster for the FIL World Championship, presented by Trusted Choice, July 10-19 in Commerce City, Colo.