COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Jordan McBride, who led Scotland to its best finish ever, sixth, with a team-high 38 points, was one of 10 players named to the President’s team at the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship, presented by Trusted Choice.
The team, consisting of the top 10 players in the tournament not competing in the Blue Division, was named prior to the start of the championship game between Canada and the United States and the awards were presented by FIL Men’s Director Jack Emmer. McBride was one of four Scotland players named to the team, including his brother, Jimmy.
The President’s Team
Kyle Buchanan, Scotland
Ryan Licht, Ireland
Matt MacGrotty, Scotland
Jimmy McBride, Scotland
Jordan McBride, Scotland
Jonathan Munk, Czech Republic
Kevin Powers, Sweden
Ben Smith, Israel
Ari Sussman, Israel
James Van de Veerdon, Netherlands
Prior to the game, Robin Howie, was also honored with the Graham Lester Spirit of Lacrosse Award. The award is named in memory of Lester, the co-chair of the FIL Referee’s Committee from 1994-2008 who passed away late last year. Howie, from Stockport, England, worked as an administrator with the referee’s this year.
Original article at WorldLacrosse2014.com: Scotland Dominates President’s Team at Worlds
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.