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Assistant Womenís Lacrosse Coaches Carney, Berger, to Compete with U.S. National Team at Champions Challenge
Quinn Carney is in her 10th year with the U.S. National Team.
Kelly Berger is in her third year with the U.S. National Team.
BALTIMOREóUMBCís two new assistant womenís lacrosse coaches, Quinn Carney and Kelly Berger, will both participate in the U.S. Lacrosse Champions Challenge with the U.S. National Team in Orlando, Fla., at the end of January.
The third annual Champions Challenge, which will take place Saturday-Sunday, Jan. 26-27, at Disneyís Wide World of Sports Complex, will feature a series of exhibition games that include both the U.S. menís and womenís national team programs, as well as the Duke University menís and womenís squads and the Johns Hopkins University womenís team. In addition, the U.S. Womenís Elite Team will battle the U.S. Womenís Developmental Team to kick off the two-day event. Carney and Berger are both members of the Elite Team.
Kelly Berger will not be the only member of her family competing at the Champions Challenge; her older brother, Stephen Berger, is a member of the U.S. Menís National Team, as well as a midfielder for the Long Island Lizards of Major League Lacrosse.
Carney and Berger are both veterans of the U.S. National Team program. Carney, a two-time All-American who played on four consecutive national championship teams at