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.