Since opening with an initial training camp in January 2013, Spain has been building towards putting together its roster for the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship. Additional tryouts and camps throughout Spain and friendly matches against Haverford College and Team England helped guide that process.
Spain will arrive in the United States on June 28 for additional training time and scrimmages before opening the world championship on July 11 against Mexico.
Luke Christiansen serves as the head coach and the assistant coaches are Richard Darmaur, Stephen Macurdy and Jordan Sorensen.
The roster follows:
Goalkeeper – Álvaro Couceiro – Madrid Lacrosse
Defense – Carlos González – Madrid Lacrosse
Defense – Joaquín Villarig – Madrid Lacrosse
Defense – Francisco Benito – Lisboa Lacrosse
Defense – Darrel Hunter – Swarthmore College
Defense – Jairo Riesco – UH Gijón
Midfield – José Miguel de Haro – Montes Lacrosse
Midfield – Diego Jiménez – Montes Lacrosse
Midfield – Javier Pérez Coca – Montes Lacrosse
Midfield – Fernando Martínez – Capital High School
Midfield – Pablo Castro – UH Gijón
Midfield – Mario Pazos – UH Gijón
Midfield – Ryan Viadero – Yorba Linda High School
Midfield – Ion Rodríguez – Reading Lacrosse
Midfield – Ignacio Farjas – Madrid Lacrosse
Midfield – Íñigo Macías – Madrid Lacrosse
Midfield – Timón Lorenzo – Princeton Lacrosse Club
Midfield – Francisco Andrés – St Doms High School
Attack – David Sánchez – Madrid Lacrosse
Attack – Daniel DiBono – Winston Churchill High School
Attack – Alberto Díaz – Montes Lacrosse
Attack – Jon Eguren – SUNYIT
Attack – Daniel de la Casa – Aces Stick
Attack – Diego Larraz – TASIS London
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.