PERTH, Australia - Kevin Lowe (Princeton '94) scored four goals and had an assist yesterday, leading the United States past the Iroquois Nationals, 18-8, and into tomorrow's International Lacrosse Federation World Championship game.
Canada rallied from a five-goal, first-quarter deficit and then hung on to beat host Australia, 15-14, in yesterday's other semifinal. A six-goal run yielded a 14-11, fourth-quarter lead before Canada clinched the win.
Seven first-half saves by goalie Trevor Tierney (Princeton '01) helped the U.S. team to a 9-2 halftime lead, with Lowe scoring three times. Michael Powell (Syracuse '04) put in a goal and had two assists in the first quarter.