Mesa Fresh players help USA Team capture the gold medal

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Updated: July 17, 2016
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Mesa Fresh 2016 Coach Dave Sowers, Noah Lejman, Michael Sowers, Dox Aitken, Mesa Fresh 2016 Coach Mark Aitken

Mesa Fresh 2015 and 2016 players were well represented in the exciting finish in Coluitlam, BC.  

Michael Sowers (Upper Dublin-Mesa Fresh 2016) had a goal and two assists, Dox Aitken (Haverford School-Mesa Fresh 2015 and 16) had one goal and one assist, Noah Lejman (Haverford School-Mesa Fresh 2015 was instrumental on defense helped US beat Canada in the Gold Medal game 13-12.

Ryan Conrad finishes inside off a feed from Simon Mathias with 8.45 seconds to play as the United States made a stunning comeback to defeat a game Canada, 13-12, tonight in the gold medal game of the 2016 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Under-19 Men’s Lacrosse World Championships at Coquitlam, British Columbia.

Mesa Fresh 2015 Lacrosse alumni Drew Supinski is a member of the 2016 USA team but was unable to play due to injury

 

The US – which has won all eight championships – rallied from deficits of 6-0, 8-2 and later 12-9, midway through the final period.

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