Final U.S. Roster Selected for Women's U19 Championship

PHOTO BY CASEY VALENTINE

Ally Murphy, who just completed her sophomore year at the University of Massachusetts, will be the most experienced player for the 2019 U.S. U19 team. The final 18-player roster was named today.


Head coach Kelly Amonte Hiller and her staff have selected the final roster of 18 players that will represent the United States in the World Lacrosse Women’s U19 Championship in Peterborough, Ontario this August.

The U.S. U19 team had 24 players in for a training camp earlier this month at US Lacrosse headquarters and the staff made the final cuts to get the roster down to the maximum limit of 18 players allowed under World Lacrosse rules.

“We could have picked any of these players,” said Amonte Hiller. “They’re all unbelievable with great attitudes and are just a joy to work with. This was truly a very hard decision to make. We had a lot of considerations, including our style of play and how we could be successful with our choices. The depth of talent in the United States is unbelievable. It’s been really fun to work with all of them and it’s unfortunate to see some of them go.”

The team has two more training opportunities before the world championship — a camp at Northwestern University from July 8-10 and then a brief camp at Niagara University leading into the championship.

The World Lacrosse Women’s U19 championship runs from Aug. 1-10 with the U.S. playing its first game on Aug. 2 against Australia. The U.S. is looking to reclaim gold after a string of four straight world championships ended with a loss to Canada in the gold medal game in 2015 at the last U19 world championship in Scotland.

The U.S. has won four of the six previous World Lacrosse Women’s U19 championships (1999, 2003, 2007, 2011) while Australia (1995) and Canada (2015) have each won once.

The U.S. women’s national team trains and plays using best-in-class products provided by Nike (apparel and footwear), Brine (equipment), STX (equipment), SISU Guard (mouthguards), The Pearl by Guardian (balls) and DJO (sports braces).

In addition to these partners, Greenfields, Krossover, MedStar Sports Medicine and Sports Performance Tracking are official sponsors of the U.S. national team program. Team training is also aided by products from Motive Pure, NormaTec Recovery and Athletic Republic.







Name Hometown High School Club College
Megan Carney McKinney, Texas John Paul II '18 GRIT Dallas Syracuse
Kasey Choma Manorville, N.Y. Eastport South Manor '19 Long Island Yellow Jackets Notre Dame
Sophia DiCenso Foxboro, Mass. Foxboro '19 Mass Elite Richmond
Madison Doucette West Chester, Pa. Unionville '18 Ultimate Northwestern
Brianne Gross El Dorado Hills, Calif. Oakridge '18 Tenacity Vanderbilt
Rachel Hall Cypress, Texas Cypress Woods '18 Tenacity Houston Oregon
Elle Hansen Cohasset, Mass. Cohasset '18 Mass Elite Northwestern
Elizabeth Hillman Fallston, Md. Bel Air '18 Skywalkers North Carolina
Leah Holmes Larchmont, N.Y. Hackley '20 Snipers Elite Northwestern (verbal)
Madeleine Jenner Annapolis, Md. McDonogh '18 M&D Duke
Michaela McMahon Bardonia, N.Y. Saddle River (N.J.) '18 Building Blocks Lacrosse Penn
Alexandra Murphy Wantagh, N.Y. Wantagh '17 Long Island Yellow Jackets Massachusetts
Brooklyn Neumen Rockford, Mich. Rockford '18 Coppermine North Carolina
Isabelle Scane Clarkston, Mich. Cranbrook Kingswood '18 Mass Elite Northwestern
Emma Schettig Woodbine, Md. McDonogh '19 M&D Maryland
Isabelle Smith Westhampton Beach, N.Y. Westhampton Beach '20 Long Island Yellow Jackets Boston College (verbal)
Greta Stahl Penn Valley, Pa. Harriton '18 Quaker City Northwestern
Caitlyn Wurzburger Delray Beach, Fla. American Heritage School '20 Florida Select North Carolina (verbal)

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