COMMERCE CITY, COLO. – Ned Crotty tallied four goals and an assist as the U.S. Men’s Lacrosse National Team cruised to a 21-3 victory over Japan to remain undefeated at the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship. David Lawson added two goals and an assist in the win.
The United States jumped out to a 12-0 lead after midway through the second quarter en route to the 21-3 victory. The red, white and blue have outscored its opponents 47-17 in the three games. So far in the tournament Lawson has six goals and three assists and Crotty owns five goals and one helper.
The U.S. has two remaining games in division play. It will face off against England Monday night at 7 p.m. (EDT) and Iroquois Nationals Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Canada picked up its second win of the tournament with a thrilling 9-8 victory over the Iroquois. Former Blue Devil Zack Greer fired seven shots, but was unable to find the cage. Greer has three goals and an assist for the red and white through three games.
Andrew Rullan continues to impress for Germany with a second straight hat trick for the German squad. Germany finished atop the Red Division after beating Hong Kong 21-2 Sunday. Rullan has eight goals for the undefeated squad. They will play the Czech Republic to kick off playoff action Monday.