After months of preparation and a grueling tryout process, the 2016 FIL U19 World Championships are set to kick off in Coquitlam, BC. The opening ceremonies begin at 530pm (all times PST) followed by a huge match-up that sees two of the heavy favorites, Team USA vs Team Canada.
Games from the World Championships can be streamed online - http://www.worldlax.tv/. - viewers can purchase a full tournament package or daily streaming package.
Complete tournament info, rosters, schedule and details can be found - http://www.2016worldlax.com/
We would like to wish all participating teams good luck and an excellent tournament! EDGE Lacrosse is fortunate to have 14 Edge members and alumni representing Team Canada, Iroqoius Nationals and Team China!
If you missed it, we did a feature a few months ago about the 11 Edge Alumni that were selected to represent Canada. - http://www.edgelacrosse.ca/news_article/show/628712?referrer_id=2274242
TEAM CANADA U19 SCHEDULE
*all times listed in PST*
07/07 - vs USA - 730pm
07/09 - vs England - 730pm
07/10 - vs Iroqois Nationals - 730pm
07/11 - vs Australia - 4pm
EDGE 2018 - Kevin Dong will be playing for Team China at the tournament. This is Team China's first ever participation at the FIl U19 event!
Tehoka Nanticoke (EDGE 2015 / IMG Academy / Albany Commit) will play a vital role for the Iroqoius Nationals
Tyson Bomberry (EDGE 2014 / Avon Old Farms / Syracuse) is one of the more physical and imposing defenders at the tournament and is sure to make it difficult on opponents to score
Riley Curtis (EDGE 2017 / Hill Academy / Denver
EDGE Lacrosse is very proud to have 11 EDGE alumni representing Team Canada this year!
Jonathan Donville (EDGE 2017 / St.Michael's College / Cornell)
Dalton Follows (EDGE 2015 / Hill Academy / Harvard)
Ben French (EDGE 2015 / IMG ACADEMY / University of Vermont)
Kyle Hebert (EDGE 2017 / Hill Academy / Stony Brook University)
Mackenzie Iacocca (EDGE 2017 / St.Johns University)
Justin Inacio (EDGE 2017 / Hill Academy / Ohio State)
Kyle Kolwich (EDGE 2017 / University North Carolina)
Clarke Petterson - EDGE 2015 / Hill Academy / Cornell
Drake Porter - EDGE 2017 - IMG ACADEMY - SYRACUSE
Jackson Suboch - EDGE 2016 - Hill Academy - UMASS