DENVER – University of Denver men’s lacrosse associate head coach Matt Brown and sophomore midfielder Wes Berg (Coquitlam, B.C.) will take part in the U19 2012 FIL World Lacrosse Championship, held in Turku, Finland, as part of the Canadian National Team. Brown will serve as the team’s offensive coordinator.
The Championship gets underway from the Yläkenttä stadium this Thursday at 9 a.m. MT. Following the opening ceremony, Finland will face the Czech Republic in the opening game. The United States will face Australia on Friday at 10 a.m., while team Canada, Brown and Berg will open the Championship on Saturday at 10 a.m. EEST against the U.S.
To watch all the action live from Turku, Finland, visit the 2012 World Championships website at http://j.mp/S7qpXC.
For the complete schedule of the 2012 FIL World Lacrosse Championship, visit: http://j.mp/S7adFX
The Championship will conclude with the Championship game at 7 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, followed by the closing ceremonies.