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posted 04.22.2013 at 6.12 p.m. by Nathaniel Badder

U.S. National Team Weekend Roundup

US Lacrosse's Nathaniel Badder oversees all aspects of — except for coaching and playing on — the four U.S. national teams. And he monitors Team USA players' in the college game as well. Here's a roundup of notable weekend performances from U.S. national teamers.

Florida Routs Northwestern
Sophomore midfielder Shannon Gilroy, a member of the 2011 U.S. Women's U19 Team, posted 5 goals and 2 assists and midfielder Brittany Dashiell, a member of the 2012-14 U.S. Women's Training Team, chipped in with three goals on senior day as Florida downed Northwestern 22-4.

Syracuse Wins Seventh Straight
2011 U.S. Women's U19 Team attacker Kayla Treanor notched four points, helping Syracuse past Marquette.

BC Extends Win Streak to Eight Games
2011 U.S. Women's U19 players Mikaela Rix and Covie Stanwick combined for five goals and two assists as Boston College took down Canisius 12-10.

Penn State Earns Share of ALC Title
Penn State topped Johns Hopkins 15-14 in a game dominated by U.S. Teamers – 2011 U.S. Women's U19 teammates Tatum Coffey (1g, 2a) and Jen Cook (1g, 4a), 2011 U.S. Women's U19 Training Team Dene' DiMartino (3g), and 2012 U.S. Women's Team midfielder Taylor D'Amore (3g, 5a).

No. 1 Terps End Regular Season Perfect
Maryland rolled to 17-0, and 2013 U.S. Women's Team midfielder Katie Schwarzmann tallied two goals.

No. 9 Duke Pummels Ohio State
2011 U.S. Women's U19 Team goalie Kelsey Duryea posted seven saves, and teammates Taylor Trimble and Madison Acton combined for six goals as Duke topped Ohio State 15-9.

No. 2 UNC Tops Vandy
2011 U.S. Women's Team member Kara Cannizzaro leads UNC past Vanderbilt with three goals and four assists.


Notre Dame Gets Past Villanova
Freshman attackman Matt Kavanagh (2012 U.S. Men's U19 Team) notched two goals and two assists as Notre Dame topped Villanova.

Maryland Stops Yale Upset Bid
2012 U.S. Men's U19 midfielder Charlie Raffa went 6-17 on faceoffs as Maryland edged Yale 8-7.

Balanced Offense Helps North Carolina Past High Point
Freshman midfielder Stephen Pontrello (2012 U.S. Men's U19 Team) got into the scoring action as UNC bests High Point.

Cornell Tops Brown
2012 U.S. Men's U19 Team midfielder and blogger Connor Buczek stayed hot with two goals and one assist as Cornell topped Brown 13-7.

Minutemen Rally to Edge Hofstra
2012 U.S. Men's U19 Teamer Zach Oliveri stopped 13 shots – and Hofstra – as UMass took down the Pride.

Duke Rolls Past Rutgers on Road
Six saves for 2012 U.S. Men's U19 goalie Kyle Turri in Duke's 16-7 win over Rutgers.

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