DURHAM, N.C. – Former Duke All-American Kerrin Maurer will represent Italy at the 2017 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) Rathbones World Cup, as announced earlier this spring by the Italian Lacrosse Federation. A 2015 graduate of Duke, Maurer will travel with the 18-player team to the tournament July 12-22 in Guildford, England.
Italy will join a field of 24 countries at the quadrennial event. The squad kicks off World Cup play July 13 against Hong Kong and will also face Korea July 14, Haudenosaunee July 16 and Switzerland July 17 in Pool B play.
Maurer, who hails from Setauket, N.Y., remains Duke's career assist leader with 119 over her four seasons in Durham. She graduated as the program's second-leading point scorer (280) while also ranking among its all-time leaders in career goals (161) and draw controls (157). Maurer was a two-time All-America selection at attack, garnering first team recognition as a senior in 2015. She was also a three-time Tewaaraton Award nominee and All-South Region and All-ACC honoree.
Following graduation from Duke, Maurer entered the collegiate coaching ranks and has spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach at Mount St. Mary's University.
Maurer will be joined by two other Blue Devil alumnae at this summer's World Cup, as 2011 graduate Sarah Bullard was recently named a captain for the U.S. team and 2016 graduate Emma Lazaroff will play for Team Israel. Check back to GoDuke.com in the coming weeks for more coverage leading up to the 2017 FIL World Cup.