June 23, 2009

Photos: 2009 FIL Women's World Cup

PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- The U.S. national team emerged from the rigors of pool play with a 4-0 record -- including late comebacks against Canada and reigning world champion Australia -- in the 2009 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women's World Cup.

Team USA, the only unbeaten team left in its pool, has advanced to the quarterfinals against Ireland or the host Czech Republic on Wednesday.

For the latest coverage, check out The Blague from Prague.


Photos: USA vs. England (Women's World Cup)

Kristen Kjellman scored four of her five goals in the decisive second half. The U.S. won, 17-8, breaking open a game that was tied 6-6 at halftime.

Photos by Pellerins Photography.

Photos: USA vs. Canada (Women's World Cup)

Team USA team blanked Canada in the second half to rally for an 11-4 victory.

Photos by Pellerins Photography.

Photos: USA vs. Japan (Women's World Cup)

The U.S. raced to a 26-12 win in the highest-scoring game in World Cup history.

Photos by Pellerins Photography.

Photos: USA vs. Australia (Women's World Cup)

The U.S. posted another second-half shutout and erased a 9-4 deficit to beat rival Australia, 10-9.

Photos by Pellerins Photography.


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