Crowley Headlines America East Success at World Lacrosse Championships
DENVER - The 2014 World Lacrosse Championships wrapped up over the weekend with Canada's win over the United States in the championship game and America East standouts, both current and former, indelibly left their mark on the event.
Former Stony Brook standout Kevin Crowley scored five times in Canada's 8-5 victory over the United States on Saturday to lead his team to the title. The 2010 America East Player of the Year scored his team's first four goals and added tallied the game winner with 9:05 left in the third quarter was the game winner. He totaled eight goals in the tournament for Canada.
Lyle Thompson, the two-time America East Player of the Year for Albany, was one of 10 players named to the All-World team after leading Iroquois Nation to a third-place finish. The Tewaaraton Award winner will return to Albany for his senior season in the fall.
Jordan McBride, the former Seawolves' standout and 2011 America East Player of the Year, was named to the President's Team, consisting of the top 10 players not competing in the Blue Division, after totaling 28 goals and 10 assists in eight games to lead Scotland to a sixth-place finish.