U.S. U-19 improves to 4-0 at women's lax world championships
The United States improved to 4-0 Sunday with one game left in pool play at the Federation of International Lacrosse Women's Under-19 World Championships in Hanover, Germany.
The three-time defending champion U.S. team defeated England, 16-5. No statistics were immediately available.
The U.S. team -- which includes local players Alyssa Blevins (C. Milton Wright), Jen Cook (McDonogh), Dani Lazo (St. Mary's), Erin McMunn (Winters Mill) and Covie Stanwick (Notre Dame Prep) -- has also defeated Japan, 19-5; Canada, 13-6; and the Haudenosaunee, 15-2.
After a day off Monday for everybody, the U.S. on Tuesday will play Australia, which is also 4-0 after surviving an 11-9 game against Canada, whose roster includes McDonogh rising junior Sofia Robins.
The U.S. has defeated Australia in the past three world championship title games after losing the inaugural world title to the Aussies in 1995. The tournament final is Aug. 13.