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An era ends with Australia lacrosse legend Jen Adams retiring from international play

An era ends with Australia lacrosse legend Jen Adams retiring from international play

After Jen Adams suffered the ACL tear that sidelined her just before the 2013 women’s lacrosse World Cup, she fully expected to come back this summer to play one more time for Australia.

The Loyola Maryland coach and former Maryland Terps star held out hope despite complications during her recovery. She kept working toward a comeback until the late December trial to select Australia’s team for the Federation of International Lacrosse Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup in England from July 12-22.

Adams, perhaps the best women’s lacrosse player ever, finally knew her playing career had come to an end.

“Had I gotten myself back to a place and been able to say at that...

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