Dialed In: Your Lacrosse Fix for Wednesday, June 29


Good morning. Here's the latest from the lacrosse world:

1. It’s finally here.

The World Lacrosse Women’s Championship begins later today at Towson University in Towson, Md. A record 30 nations will participate in the tournament, which ends July 9.

Opening ceremonies are set for 4:15 p.m. Eastern, with the first — and only — game on Wednesday’s slate coming at 7 p.m. between the U.S. and Canada.

For the full schedule each day, head here. Tickets are available here.

2. Charlotte North, Ally Mastroianni and Emma Trenchard have officially signed with Athletes Unlimited.

All selected in last month’s AU Lacrosse College Draft, they’re ready to participate in AU Season 2 after their run with the U.S. women’s national team ends. The second season of Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse begins July 21 with all games taking place at USA Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md.

More here.

3. North and Logan Wisnauskas have both been nominated for ESPYS.

The 2022 Tewaaraton Award winners are in the running for best Best College Athlete, Women’s Sports and Best College Athlete, Men’s Sports, respectively.

More here.

4. Roy Simmons III is retiring from Syracuse lacrosse.

After more than three decades with the program, the son of the legendary Roy Simmons Jr. is retiring, via the Associated Press. He concludes his 31-year run as the program’s director of operations.

His retirement on Friday concludes a full century in which one member of the Simmons family has been involved with the program.







WHAT WE’RE READING

  • This run at gold is about more than a medal. The U.S. women’s national team has plans to inspire, writes Matt Hamilton.

  • Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun writes about how Liz Hogan is playing with joy as an openly gay goalkeeper with the U.S. women’s national team.

  • Meaghan Tyrrell and Megan Carney are returning to Syracuse in 2023, Carney posted on Instagram.

  • Former Queens (N.C.) coach Clare Short is ready to make a lasting impact in her new gig at Charlotte, writes Beth Ann Mayer.

  • Joey Spallina is a generational talent who made his teammates and even opposing coaches better, writes Dylan Butler in our national player of the year feature.

  • Kaleigh Harden, the Northeast Girls’ Player of the Year, could always be counted on in clutch situations, Butler writes.

WHAT WE’RE WATCHING

It was move-in day at the Towson dorms for the U.S. women yesterday. Go behind the scenes, MTV Cribs style.

WHAT’S ON TAP

  • It’s finally here. Dialed In takes a hiatus as our staff heads to Towson for 10 days of the best women’s lacrosse in the world. Follow our social handles (@usalacrossemag) for daily updates.

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