FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Baltimore, MD, January 1, 2014 - This is the time of year for major college football bowl games. Of interest to the lacrosse enthusiast this weekend is the Brogden Cup International Field Lacrosse competition between the USA and Canada.
The top lacrosse players from the USA and Canada will unite in Oshawa, Ontario for the Brogden Cup, an historical three-day lacrosse series organized by Level 2 Sports that promotes international fellowship between the two countries. The USA roster is set for the competition January 3-5 at the Oshawa Civic Field House.
The USA team is represented by players that participated in the 2013 Brine National Lacrosse Classic Championship Game between New Jersey and Long Island, NY.
The team will be coached by Tony Calandra, Chatham High School, New Jersey IAA State Champions and Brine '13 National Champion. To secure roster spots in this national lacrosse forum, high school student athletes participated in regional tryouts sponsored by Brine Lacrosse that were held across the country throughout the year.
Representing Canada in the Brogden Cup is Team Ontario, a provincial team featuring the top 23 players selected from more than 100 area athletes over a two-weekend tryout. Team Ontario won the First Nations U19 Canadian Championships in Montreal. Team Ontario roster
This is the first time in six years that the Brogden Cup will be held on Canadian soil, having been hosted in Florida since 2009. It is naturally a much-anticipated event for Canadian lacrosse enthusiasts. "Any time the US and Canada play lacrosse, the games are competitive," said Terry Lloyd, a Canadian Hall of Fame inductee and one of the finest athletes and builders of box and field lacrosse in Oshawa. "I would not expect anything different for the 2014 Brogden Cup."
Follow the Brodgen Cup at:http://www.nationallacrosseclassic.com/news/usa-canada-face-off-in-brogd
Friday, January 3
10:00 am, USA Team Practice
7:00 pm, Pre-Game Warm-Up
7:30 pm, Game One, Face-Off
Saturday, January 4
4:00 pm, Pre-Game Warm-Up
4:30 pm, Game Two, Face-Off
Sunday, January 5
10:00 am, Pre-Game Warm-Up
10:30 am, Game Three, Face-Off