Champion Challenge, annually presented by US Lacrosse, is back for an eighth consecutive year at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Set for Jan. 25-27, 2013, the event will once again feature the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams taking on the nation’s best collegiate competition.
The U.S. Men will face 2012 NCAA champion Loyola as well as national semifinalist Notre Dame, while the U.S. Women take on defending NCAA champion Northwestern and national runner-up Syracuse. This is the first year in which the defending NCAA champions on both the men’s and women’s sides will participate.
Click the links that follow for the most up-to-date U.S. Men’s and U.S. Women’s rosters.
U.S. Women’s National Team vs. Northwestern
Sunday, Jan. 27 – 11 a.m. ET (LIVE on ESPN3)
Monday, Jan. 28 – 12 a.m. ET (ESPNU)*
Monday, Jan. 28 – 2:30 p.m. ET (ESPNU)*
U.S. Men’s National Team vs. Loyola
Sunday, Jan 27 – 1:30 p.m. ET (LIVE on ESPN3)
Sunday, Jan. 27 – 10 p.m. ET (ESPNU)*
Monday, Jan. 28 – 1 p.m. ET (ESPNU)*
In addition to a full slate of exhibition games, the U.S. National Teams will host instructional clinics for youth and high school players (grades 3-12) on Saturday, Jan. 26, as well as coaching clinics from the U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Teams staffs, where local coaches can learn “The Team USA Way.”