AH-Delray Alum Caitlyn Wurzburger Named to USA Lacrosse World Sixes Roster!

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(Author’s Note: Former Florida Launch stars Ryan Drenner and Liam Byrnes named to the Men’s team!)

SPARKS, Md. — USA Lacrosse has named the rosters for the U.S. men’s and women’s teams that will compete against Canada and the Iroquois Nationals during the World Lacrosse Super Sixes event on Oct. 23-24 at USA Lacrosse headquarters in Sparks, Md.

Sixes is a fast-paced version of the sport played on a smaller field (70 x 36 meters), with fewer players (6 v 6), a condensed game length (four 8-minute quarters) and a 30-second shot clock. This will be the first international competition for the U.S. teams using this new format.

World Lacrosse will continue to use the traditional field game for its world championships, including the 2022 World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship, which will be hosted by USA Lacrosse at Towson University next summer. However, Sixes will be the format used for some designated events, including The World Games, a multi-sport Olympic-style event, in Birmingham, Ala., next summer. 

The World Games were first held in 1981 and feature more than 30 sports and 3,000 athletes competing from around the world in sports not included in the Olympics. The U.S. women won the inaugural lacrosse competition in Poland in 2017 when the event was played under a modified version of the traditional field game. This will be the first time that men’s lacrosse will be included in The World Games and both men’s and women’s lacrosse will use the Sixes discipline.

Here’s the rundown of 12 games scheduled for the weekend:

Saturday, Oct. 23

1:15pm: (m) CANADA v IROQUOIS 
2:30pm: (w) USA v CANADA 
3:45pm: (m) USA v CANADA
5pm: (w) USA v IROQUOIS 
6:15pm: (m) USA v IROQUOIS

Sunday, Oct. 24

8:15am: (w) USA v IROQUOIS
9:30am: (m) USA v IROQUOIS
10:45am: (w) CANADA v IROQUOIS
1:15pm: (w) USA v CANADA
2:30pm: (m) USA v CANADA

Tickets are available to USA Lacrosse members for $15 daily or $25 for a weekend pass. Non-members can purchase tickets for $20 daily or $35 for a weekend pass. Group tickets (15 or more) are also available for $10 daily or $15 for the weekend.

Ticket Links

Members: Saturday, Oct. 23 | Sunday, Oct. 24 | Weekend
Non-MembersSaturday, Oct. 23 | Sunday, Oct. 24 | Weekend
GroupSaturday, Oct. 23 | Sunday, Oct. 24 | Weekend

Here are the U.S. players that will participate in the Super Sixes event:

Men’s Players
Justin AndersonNorth Carolina ’21
Matt BrandauYale ’22
Dan BucaroGeorgetown ’19
Liam ByrnesMarquette ’16
Ryan ConradVirginia ’19
John CrawleyJohns Hopkins ’17 
Ryan DrennerTowson ’17
Ryder GarnseyNotre Dame ’19
Adam GhitelmanVirginia ’11
Mark GliciniYale ’16
Zach GoodrichTowson ’19
Justin GuterdingDuke ’18
Jack KellyBrown ’16
Connor KirstVillanova ’20/Rutgers (grad)
Patrick ReschDartmouth ’15
Brad SmithDuke ’19
Brian TevlinYale ’21
Ryan TierneyHofstra ’21

Women’s Players
Madison AhernNotre Dame ’23
Kasey ChomaNotre Dame ’23
Marge DonovanPrinceton ’22
Madison DoucetteNorthwestern ’22
Bri GrossVanderbilt ’22
Rachel HallBoston College ’22
Kelsey HuffUSC ’21
Ellie MaseraStony Brook ’24
Lindsey McKone Northwestern ’20
Amy MoreauUMass ’22
Paige PettyVirginia Tech ’21/Pitt (grad)
Izzy ScaneNorthwestern ’22
Kyla SearsPrinceton ’22
Belle SmithBoston College ’24
Sam SwartSyracuse ’21
Emma TyrrellSyracuse ’23
Meaghan TyrellSyracuse ’22
Emma WardSyracuse ’24
Caitlyn WurzburgerNorth Carolina ’24