U.S. national team rolls to 21-6 victory

July 07, 2002|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

The United States began its quest for a sixth straight International Lacrosse Federation world championship by defeating the Iroquois Nationals, 21-6, yesterday in Perth, Australia.

Attackman Kevin Lowe led the Americans with four goals. Ryan Boyle (Gilman) and Bobby Benson (McDonogh, Johns Hopkins) added three each. Former Loyola College All-American Gewas Schindler led the Iroquois Nationals with three goals.

The U.S. team is scheduled to play tournament host Australia today at 4 a.m. eastern time in the second game of pool play.

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