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Jacksonville Welcomes Team England Wednesday Night

Written by Lee Roggenburg on . Posted in .
From Jacksonville cordially welcomes Team England to campus for the second consecutive year.  Tonight’s match serves as an exhibition for the Dolphins which officially opened the season last weekend with a 21-8 loss to preseason No. 1 Syracuse. FIN FACTS
  • Eight different players scored goals for Jacksonville in the game against Syracuse
  • The Dolphins outscored Syracuse 7-5 during a 30 minute span in the middle of the game
  • The next nine matches for Jacksonville are at home
  • The Dolphins 2013 schedule features four of the top five teams in the nation according to the Inside Lacrosse magazine preseason poll
  • Junior Rachel Hannon set an NCAA recrd with 131 draw controls last season
  • Hannon was named the Atlantic Sun Preseason & Defensive Player of the Year
SCOUTING TEAM ENGLAND Team England has traveled to Florida for a six-game, week long tour that will see them face such teams as last years NCAA Champions Northwestern and current World Champions Team USA. Following the contest at Jacksonville, the tour will take Team England to the 2013 US Lacrosse Champion Challenge at ESPN World of Sport Park.  this will be the third time they have traveled to Florida to complete in the tournament.  This year serves as a test for them as the prepare for the 2013 Women’s World Cup in Canada in July. Team England Tour Schedule Jan. 23rd – Jacksonville University Jan. 24th – University of Florida Jan. 25th – Haudenosaunee Jan. 26th – Team USA Jan. 26th – Northwestern University Jan. 27th – Syracuse University UP NEXT Jacksonville will host Vanderbilt at 12:00 pm on Feb. 3