Florida, WDI, Women's

Jacksonville Women’s Lacrosse Welcomes Team England Wednesday Evening

0 Comments 23 January 2013

Jacksonville cordially welcomes Team England to campus for the second consecutive year.  Tonight’s match serves as an exhibition for the Dolphins which officially opened the season last weekend with a 21-8 loss to preseason No. 1 Syracuse.


  • Eight different players scored goals for Jacksonville in the game against Syracuse
  • The Dolphins outscored Syracuse 7-5 during a 30 minute span in the middle of the game
  • The next nine matches for Jacksonville are at home
  • The Dolphins 2013 schedule features four of the top five teams in the nation according to the Inside Lacrosse magazine preseason poll
  • Junior Rachel Hannon set an NCAA recrd with 131 draw controls last season
  • Hannon was named the Atlantic Sun Preseason & Defensive Player of the Year


Team England has traveled to Florida for a six-game, week long tour that will see them face such teams as last years NCAA Champions Northwestern and current World Champions Team USA.

Following the contest at Jacksonville, the tour will take Team England to the 2013 US Lacrosse Champion Challenge at ESPN World of Sport Park.  this will be the third time they have traveled to Florida to complete in the tournament.  This year serves as a test for them as the prepare for the 2013 Women’s World Cup in Canada in July.

Team England Tour Schedule

Jan. 23rd – Jacksonville University

Jan. 24th – University of Florida

Jan. 25th – Haudenosaunee

Jan. 26th – Team USA

Jan. 26th – Northwestern University

Jan. 27th – Syracuse University

Team England Members:

Hannah Barnsley
Katy Bennett
Sophie Brett
Jane Brierly
Charlie Finnigan
Cat Gaunt
Emily Gray
Annie Hillier
Georgie Hurt
Sally Keogh
Rachel Kirchheimer
Kirsten Lafferty
Charlie Lawson
Alana Livesey
Lucy Lynch
Laura Merrifield
Camilla Paget
Ali Smith
Ashleigh Smith
Ruby Smith
Keely Watt


Alex Bruce
Nat Krekis
Asha Niven
Laura Plant
Steph Webb


Jacksonville will host Vanderbilt at 12:00 pm on Feb. 3

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