(OSHAWA, ONTARIO) For the first time in the history of the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Women’s World Cup, the U.S. and Canada will meet in the championship game Saturday at 3 p.m. The Americans, who are the defending champs, rolled to an easy semifinal victory, defeating England, 21-8. Team USA is in pursuit of its second straight and seventh overall World Cup title.
Canada earned its first-ever berth in a championship game with an 11-7 win over Australia. Goalie Katie Donohoe made 13 saves in the win, earning player of the match honors.
Australia will play England in the bronze medal match. It is the first time since 1993 that the Australians have not been in the gold medal game.
Full Stories from LaxMagazine.com:
Steady Vets Lead Team USA to FIL Final
Canada Tops Australia, Advances to First World Cup Final
Bronze Medal Game – #4 England vs #3 Australia
Saturday, July 19th – 12:30PM
England Record (2-4)
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Australia Record (3-3)
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Complete Team Statistics
Gold Medal Game – #1 USA vs #2 Canada
Saturday, July 19th – 3:00PM
Canada Record (5-1)
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USA Record (6-0)
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