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52 men's lacrosse players chosen to Team USA training roster

Announcement follows weekend tryouts at Goucher; list will eventually be trimmed to 23 for 2014 FIL world championship

The Baltimore Sun

2:17 PM EDT, September 3, 2013

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After a three-day tryout that brought 94 of America’s premier professional and college players travel to Goucher, 52 players have been named to the U.S. men’s national team training roster.

The players will train with Team USA at a series of fall and winter events, culminating with Champion Challenge, where 46 players will vie for 23 spots on the final world championships roster. The annual event will once again be hosted Jan. 24-26 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

The reigning world champion U.S. team will compete for a record 10th world title at the 2014 Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships from July 10-19, 2014, in Commerce City, Colo.

Here's the 52-player roster by position, with professional teams, college alma maters and previous U.S. team experience noted:

Attack
Matt Danowski, Charlotte Hounds, Duke
Marcus Holman, Ohio Machine, North Carolina
Eric Law, Denver Outlaws, Denver
Kevin Leveille, Rochester Rattlers, Massachusetts
Brendan Mundorf, Denver Outlaws/Philadelphia Wings, UMBC*
Rob Pannell, New York Lizards, Cornell
Steele Stanwick, Ohio Machine, Virginia
Garrett Thul, Hamilton Nationals, Army
Drew Westervelt, Chesapeake Bayhawks/Philadelphia Wings, UMBC*
Ryan Young, Charlotte Hounds, Maryland

Midfield
Steven Brooks, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Syracuse
Kevin Buchanan, Boston Cannons, Ohio State
Ned Crotty, Rochester Rattlers/Philadelphia Wings, Duke*
Kyle Harrison, LXM Pro, Johns Hopkins
Ben Hunt, Chesapeake Bayhawks, North Carolina
David Lawson, Rochester Rattlers, Duke
JoJo Marasco, New York Lizards, Syracuse
Matt Mackrides, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Penn State
Paul Rabil, Boston Cannons/Philadelphia Wings, Johns Hopkins*
Max Seibald, New York Lizards/Philadelphia Wings, Cornell*
Jeremy Sieverts, Denver Outlaws, Maryland
Drew Snider, Denver Outlaws/Washington Stealth, Maryland
Matt Striebel, Rochester Rattlers, Princeton*^+

Defense
Mitch Belisle, Boston Cannons/Minnesota Swarm, Cornell
Jesse Bernhardt, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Maryland
Brendan Buckley, Boston Cannons, Army
Tucker Durkin, Hamilton Nationals, Johns Hopkins
Michael Evans, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Johns Hopkins
Joe Fletcher, Loyola %
Brian Karalunas, New York Lizards, Villanova
Dillon Roy, Denver Outlaws, Denver
Brett Schmidt, Charlotte Hounds, Maryland
Lee Zink, Denver Outlaws, Maryland

Long-stick midfield
Brian Farrell, Boston Cannons, Maryland
Kyle Hartzell, Ohio Machine/Philadelphia Wings, Salisbury
Kyle Sweeney, Boston Cannons/Philadelphia Wings, Georgetown*
Michael Simon, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Stevenson

Short-stick defensive midfield
Matt Abbott, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Syracuse
Dan Burns, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Maryland
Kevin Drew, Charlotte Hounds, Syracuse
Stephen Peyser, New York Lizards, Johns Hopkins*
Jeff Reynolds, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Maryland
Chris Schiller, Charlotte Hounds, Penn State*
Kevin Unterstein, New York Lizards, Hofstra

Goalie
Drew Adams, New York Lizards, Penn State
John Galloway, Rochester Rattlers, Syracuse
Jesse Schwartzman, Denver Outlaws, Johns Hopkins
Kip Turner, Chesapeake Bayhawks, Virginia

Faceoff
Chris Eck, Boston Cannons, Colgate
Greg Gurenlian, New York Lizards, Penn State
Anthony Kelly, Denver Outlaws, Ohio State
Mike Poppleton, Hamilton Nationals, Johns Hopkins

* 2010 U.S. men’s national team member
^ 2006 U.S. men’s national team member
+ 2002 U.S. men’s national team member
% Current college player

The roster was increased from 46 to 52 to account for injuries.

U.S. men’s national team fall/winter 2013-14 schedule
Oct. 4-6 – Play for Parkinson’s (Alexandria, Va.)
Jan. 10-12 – US Lacrosse Convention (Philadelphia)
Jan. 24-26 – Champion Challenge (Lake Buena Vista, Fla.)

The team will also hold two training weekends in October and December.