Deadline Extended for U.S. Women’s Team Application
By Brian Logue
SPARKS, Md. — US Lacrosse announced that the deadline for applications for players wishing to try out for the 2017 U.S. Women’s National Team has been extended to June 15. Tryouts will be held August 5-7, 2016 at the new national team training center at US Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md.
Interested candidates can apply for consideration to be invited to try out and will be evaluated by a selection committee including the current U.S. women’s national team coaching staff, led by head coach Ricky Fried. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older and a U.S. citizen. Candidates must also be current members of US Lacrosse through the end of tryouts.
Completed applications must be submitted to US Lacrosse no later than June 15, 2016. Invitations will be extended on June 22, 2016 and invited players must confirm their participation by June 29, 2016.
Upcoming Team USA Events
June 28-July 4, 2016: International Tour (England)
August 5-7, 2016: Tryouts
Sept. 9-11, 2016: Training Weekend
Oct. 8-10, 2016: Training Weekend
Jan. 6-8, 2017: Training Weekend
May 2017: TBD
July 2017: TBD
July 13-22: FIL Women’s World Cup (England)
The world champion U.S. women’s national team trains and plays using best-in-class products provided by Nike (apparel and footwear), Brine (equipment), STX (equipment), and Under Armour (equipment). GreenFields, Nationwide and SweatX are official sponsors of Team USA.
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