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US Lacrosse Youth Tournament Tour Stops in Four States

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BALTIMORE, March 25, 2015 — As spring has finally arrived, US Lacrosse has set its lineup of spring and summer youth lacrosse tournaments open to boys’ and girls’ teams at the U11, U13 and U15 age levels. The US Lacrosse Regional Championships consist of four events in June, and current specials on registration combine with […]

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Tryout Applications Available for 2016 U.S. Men’s U19 Team

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US Lacrosse today announced the opening of the application period for players interested in trying out for the 2016 U.S. Men’s Under-19 National Team. Tryouts will be held June 29-July 1, 2015, at Stevenson University in Owings Mills, Md. All high school and college players born between Sept. 1, 1996, and July 6, 2000, are […]

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Women’s Lacrosse Eyewear Standard Implementation Extended

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BALTIMORE, Feb. 24, 2015 — US Lacrosse representatives have reached an agreement with the Sports and Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) to delay implementation of the new standard for women’s lacrosse eyewear until January 1, 2017. Until that date, both the current standard for women’s eyewear, ASTM F803, and the new standard passed in 2014, F3077, […]

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Ohio State’s Nick Myers Named 2016 U.S. Men’s U19 Head Coach

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Photograph by John Strohsacker BALTIMORE — US Lacrosse today announced Ohio State University head coach Nick Myers as head coach of the 2016 U.S. Men’s National Under-19 Team. Myers will lead the team in its quest for an eighth consecutive world title at the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, July 7-16, 2016, in […]

Pitts, Levine Receive Inaugural US Lacrosse Lifetime Achievement Awards

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Photograph by John Strohsacker BALTIMORE, Jan. 27, 2015 — US Lacrosse has named Jacquelin ‘Jackie’ Pitts and Mat Levine as its inaugural recipients of the organization’s Lifetime Achievement Awards, recognizing outstanding career contributions and impact to the sport of lacrosse. Both winners were officially honored last Friday evening at the 2015 US Lacrosse Convention in […]

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US Lacrosse Creates Guidelines for a Concussion Management Plan



BALTIMORE, Dec. 17, 2014 — Using input from national experts on concussion and head injury, US Lacrosse has created and published guidelines to assist lacrosse organizations in the development of a concussion management plan. The guidelines are based on national and international concussion research and consensus statements, and endorsed by US Lacrosse’s Sports Science and Safety Committee. Read More…

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Former Navy SEAL, Syracuse All-American Rorke Denver Named Keynote Speaker at US Lacrosse Convention



BALTIMORE, Dec. 11, 2014 — US Lacrosse today announced Commander Rorke T. Denver, a 13-year Navy SEAL and current author and actor, as the keynote speaker at the 2015 US Lacrosse Convention, set for Jan. 23-25 in Baltimore. Denver, who has run every phase of training for the U.S. Navy SEALs and led special-forces missions in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, among other international hot spots, will kick off the lacrosse world’s largest educational and networking event at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, in the Baltimore Convention Center. Read More…

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Coaching Grants Being Offered by US Lacrosse



BALTIMORE, December 2, 2014 — US Lacrosse, the national governing body of men’s and women’s lacrosse, is accepting applications from youth programs for grants that will support lacrosse coaching opportunities through their organizations. The application deadline is December 31, 2014. Read More…

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US Lacrosse Partnering With FHSAA on Certification for Girls’ Lacrosse Officials



BALTIMORE, Oct. 14, 2014 — US Lacrosse, the national governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse, has reached an agreement with the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) to provide the necessary education and training of women’s lacrosse officials to reach US Lacrosse certification status in time for the 2015 season. US Lacrosse is assisting in this process in response to the mandate approved last month by the FHSAA’s Board of Directors that all girls’ lacrosse officials must have US Lacrosse certification in order receive scholastic game assignments. Read More…

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US Lacrosse Issues Statement on Florida’s Latest Mandate for Girls’ Lacrosse



BALTIMORE, Sept. 29, 2014 — US Lacrosse, the national governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse, today issued the following statement in response to the mandates approved by the Florida High School Athletic Association’s Board of Directors. The comments were made by Ann Carpenetti, vice president of lacrosse operations, who was in attendance at Monday’s FHSAA board meeting. Read More…

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