(OSHAWA, ONTARIO) The U.S. Women’s Lacrosse National Team won its second straight and seventh overall World Cup title this afternoon with 19-5 win over host Canada.
Katie Rowan earned Player of the Match honors for the US with an incredible 8 goal, 2 assist performance. Danielle Etrasco (3G) and Katrina Dowd (3G-3A) both scored hat tricks and Dowd added three helpers.
Canada reached the finals for the first time, finishing its most successful World Cup tournament ever with the Silver medal and a #2 world ranking. Mandy Friend and Megan Takacs both scored a pair of goals for Team Canada.
USA 19, Canada 5
Player of the Match – USA’s Katie Rowan[raw]
Canada SCORING: GOALS: Mandy Friend 2; Megan Takacs 2; Kaylin Morissette 1. ASSISTS: Abbey Friend 1; Kaylin Morissette 1.
United States SCORING: GOALS: Katie Rowan 8; Katrina Dowd 3; Danielle Etrasco 3; Caitlyn McFadden 2; Lindsay Munday 1; Katie Schwarzmann 1; Sarah Albrecht 1. ASSISTS: Katrina Dowd 3; Lindsay Munday 2; Katie Rowan 2; Ally Carey 1; Kristen Igoe 1.
Photos from the Gold Medal GameGame Day Photography
Complete story, additional gallery, video interviews at LaxMagazine:
Team USA Caps Dominant World Cup Run with Gold
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 47 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.