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Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Blue Devils Set to Open Play at 2017 FIL World Cup
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 07/11/2017
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DURHAM, N.C. – A trio of former Blue Devils is set to take part in the 2017 Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Cup, which gets underway Wednesday at the Surrey Sports Park in Guildford, Surrey, England.

2011 Duke graduate Sarah Bullard is set to captain Team USA at the world championship, while 2016 graduate Emma Lazaroff will play for Israel and 2015 graduate Kerrin Maurer for Italy. Bullard previously captured World Cup titles with the U.S. in 2009 and 2013 while Lazaroff and Maurer will be making their World Cup debuts.

The field in Guildford is comprised of 25 nations, with pool play taking place July 12-18 and championship play July 19-22. Team USA will compete in Pool A along with Canada, Australia, England, Wales and Scotland. Italy is in Pool B with Haudenosaunee, South Korea, Hong Kong and Switzerland, and Israel will play in Pool C with the Netherlands, Czech Republic, China and Belgium.

The BBC will stream all matches beginning with the quarterfinals July 19.

For the complete game schedule, click here.

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