24 Jan 2014

Norway Names Final Roster for Championship

Norway Names Final Roster for Championship

(from press release) Coaches Dan Scolaro and Jim Morrison, both Notre Dame graduates, have selected the 23-man team that will compete for Norway in the 2014 FIL World Lacrosse Championship. The final roster was selected on January 8th following six months of practice with the training squad.

Jim Morrison said, “The level of competition amongst our training squad made this selection incredibly difficult. I am thrilled with the roster we have selected and excited to showcase Norwegian lacrosse in Denver.”

Dan Scolaro added, “Our team includes a mix of veterans with international experience and young talent. The difficulty in selecting the roster speaks volumes about the growth of the game in Norway and its promising future. We look forward to the next seven months of training in preparation for the world stage.”

The National Team features players from seven Norwegian programs, with the reigning Norwegian champions, NTNUI of Trondheim, contributing four players.

The roster is as follows:

Goal

Erlend Hoel (Stange, Norway)
Hein Hofvind (Hometown, Norway)

Defense

Aleksander Sars (Kristiansand, Norway)
Thomas Liseth (Bergen, Norway)
Arild Rune Nedreberg (Stryn, Norway)
Henrik Schrøder (Asker, Norway)
Magnus Haynes (Asker, Norway)
Lars Åmellem (Jar, Norway)

Midfield

Steffen Backe (Asker, Norway)
Alf Halland Nesse (Stord, Norway)
Didrik Abrahamsen (Asker, Norway)
Kristofer Kragerud (Oslo, Norway)
Christian Roness (Oslo, Norway)
Niklas Sparr Johnsen (Oslo, Norway)
Lars Rysst (Bekkestua, Norway)
Alexander Seldal Bakke (Billingstad, Norway)
Carl-Peter Lian (Oslo, Norway)
Jakob Spieler Palmers (Nesodden, Norway)

Attack

Thomas Laycock (Rykkinn, Norway)
Aksel Louis Legouy Kvaal (Bærum, Norway)
Jesper Norman Hjorth (Asker, Norway)
Ole Petter Leite (Oslo, Norway)
Per-Arne Winsnes Kvalvåg (Drammen, Norway)

Original Post:

http://worldlacrosse2014.com/news/012414_norway_names_final_world_lacrosse_championship_roster

About the FIL

The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. The FIL currently has 50 member nations and sanctions five World Championships (women’s and men’s field, women’s and men’s U19 field and men’s indoor.) The FIL is responsible for the governance and integrity of all forms of lacrosse and provides responsive and effective leadership to support the sports’ development throughout the world.

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