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Two Future Retrievers to Compete for FIL U19 World Championship This Summer
BALTIMORE—Future UMBC women’s lacrosse players Alyssa Blevins (Bel Air, Md./C.
“Having two players represent UMBC in
Blevins earned a spot on Team USA’s final 18-player roster despite being injured and unable to play at Champion Challenge in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., where the final cuts were made from the 24-player training team at the end of January.
“That was the most exciting thing, that the coaches didn’t lose faith in her and reserved that spot, which really proves how good she really is,” Berger said. “She is a phenomenal one-on-one defender and gets the concept of defense at such a young age, and that will be huge for us here at UMBC.”
Lyons, who is 5-foot-11, was selected to Team
“Being able to use her size to her advantage is huge, especially at her age,” Berger said. “I expect her to come in and hopefully contribute in the midfield for us. Her style is so different being from
Both national teams will regroup May 28-29 at