Alberta Lacrosse Announces 2017 U19 Head Coach

From the Alberta Lacrosse Association:

The Alberta Lacrosse Association is very pleased to announce the Head Coach for the Alberta U19 Women’s Field team traveling to Halifax this summer.

Sarah Oor is originally from the Edmonton area. Sarah graduated from Limestone College in 2014. While at this NCAA Division II College, Sarah was the captain of her team in 2014 season. In 2010 and 2011, Sarah was a Member of Team Canada and was the team Captain leading the team to a Bronze medal in Hanover Germany. Sarah has coached Women’s Field in England and in Wales, as well as in the USA. Alberta Lacrosse is very excited for Sarah to come on board with the Alberta program.

The tournament will be a precursor for what is hoped to be the return of an annual Canadian Women’s Field Lacrosse Championship, the Jenny Kyle Cup. BCLA hosted in 2016 and Alberta is in line to host in 2018. The events will take place from July 22-24, 2017.”

FIL Releases 2017 Women’s Lacrosse World Cup Schedule

From the Canadian Lacrosse Association:

“The official match schedule for the upcoming 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup is now available on the organizing committee’s website. A total of 25 nations are set to compete for the title of world champion between July 12-22, 2017 at Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, England.
Team Canada, which brought home a silver medal during the last world cup in 2013, will kick-off their tournament with five round robin games in six days between July 13-18. They will face-off against the world’s most elite teams as part of Pool A, including the defending world champions from the U.S., the host team from England, as well as Australia, Wales, and Scotland.
  • Thursday, July 13th at 6:00pm BST vs. Australia, Championship Pitch
  • Friday, July 14th at 2:00pm BST vs. Wales, Pitch 1
  • Saturday, July 15th at 3:00pm BST vs. Scotland, Championship Pitch
  • Sunday, July 16th at 6:00pm BST vs. USA, Championship Pitch
  • Tuesday, July 18th at 6:00pm BST vs. England, Championship Pitch
The tournament’s knockout stage will commence on July 19, with Canada guaranteed a quarter-final game. Should they advance, the semi-finals will be played on July 20 and the championship final on July 22.
The full match schedule and division brackets can be found here – Playing Schedule. Please note that all game times are listed in British Summer Time (BST).
For more information on the 2017 FIL Rathbones Women’s Lacrosse World Cup, visit their website (http://www.englishlacrosse.co.uk/RWLC17/world-cup/) or follow them on Facebook or Twitter. You can also join the conversation by using #RWLC17.”