Team Canada Roster Announced for “Duel in Denver”

Posted on August 31, 2012 by

Categories: International


OTTAWA, Ontario – Senior Cameron Flint (Georgetown, Ontario) and sophomore Wes Berg (Coquitlam, B.C.) will join junior All-American Jeremy Noble (Orangeville, Ontario) and former Pioneers Mark Matthews and Geoff Snider on Team Canada’s roster for the “Duel in Denver” exhibition on Saturday, Sept. 8 against the US National Team at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, the Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) announced today.

Other players currently playing on Colorado teams included four players from the Colorado Mammoth (2012 National Lacrosse League MVP John Grant Jr., 2012 National Lacrosse League Rookie of the Year Adam Jones, Dan Coates and Jordan McBride) and three players from the Denver Outlaws (Matthews, Jordan McBride and Curtis Dixon).

Snider was the MVP of the 2006 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championship, leading Canada to gold over the US. Four years later, the Americans avenged the loss, defeating the Canadians and claiming the gold in the 2010 FIL world championship final.

“Duel in Denver” roster:
Player Junior College Professional Team(s)
John Grant Jr Peterborough Delaware Mammoth/Bayhawks
Curtis Dixon New Westminster Delaware Roughnecks
Jordan McBride New Westminster Stony Brook Mammoth/Outlaws
Mark Matthews Whitby Denver Outlaws
Cameron Flint Brampton Denver Adam Jones
Owen Sound Canisius Mammoth/Nationals
Jordan Macintosh Burlington RIT Sting/Rattlers
Kevin Crowley New Westminster Stony Brook Wings/Nationals
Jeremy Noble Orangeville Denver
Robbie Campbell New Westminster Stony Brook
Wesley Berg Coquitlam Denver
Chad Tutton Whitby North Carolina
Kevin Ross Toronto Canisius Wings
Kiel Matiez Burlington Robert Morris Machine
Brodie Merrill Orangeville Georgetown Wings/Nationals
Matt Vinc St. Catherines Canisius Knighthawks
Reid Acton Toronto Loyola
MJ Kiekebelt Caledon RIT Nationals
Jason Noble Orangeville Cornell
Jordan Houtby St. Catherines Detroit Mercy
Angus Dineley Toronto Canisius
Evan Kirk Orangeville Hobart Sting
Geoff Snider Calgary Denver Roughnecks/Hounds

The game is slated to begin at 7 p.m. MT. Tickets are currently on sale at the Dick’s Sporting Goods Park box office, all Colorado Dick’s Sporting Goods retail kiosks, online at Tickethorse.com or by calling 303-53-HORSE (46773). Discounted tickets for DU students, fans and supporters can be purchased for $15 at http://tinyurl.com/8ojhkdc.

About the Canadian Lacrosse Association
The Canadian Lacrosse Association (CLA) is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. The CLA mission is to honour the sport of lacrosse and its unique nation-building heritage, by engaging our members and leading our partners and providing opportunities for all Canadians to participate. We value health, excellence, accountability, respect and teamwork. For more details on the Canadian Lacrosse Association and the sport of lacrosse, visit www.lacrosse.ca.

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