The Orange County Women’s National Tournament Team rolled through pool play today with a perfect 3-0 record. They will play NH/VT 2, the top seed from Pool B, for first place in the Iroquois Division Sunday at 6:15 a.m Pacific time. The OC team defeated Connecticut-3 17-4, Gulf Coast 15-4, and Maine 13-9, marking the first time a team from the OC Chapter has gone through Day 1 of the tournament undefeated.
The three-day event coincides with the weekend’s NCAA Women’s Final Four championships Friday and Sunday and also includes an exhibition game between the U.S. Women’s National Team and Team Canada.
In all, more than 1,200 players on 64 regional all-star teams representing 27 states are competing in eight divisions at the Women’s National Tournament.
The OC team is coached by Foothill head coach Kate Hick and Tesoro head coach Lauren Ciccomascolo, will compete in Pool A.
Last year, the OC entry (shown below), coached by former Hick and Kelly Baker, went 3-1 in its Division in the event held in Bethlehem, Pa.
Here is the roster for the squad representing the Orange County Chapter of US Lacrosse:
OC Women’s National Tournament Team
Orange County vs. Connecticut, 8 a.m. PT
Orange County vs. Gulf Coast, 10 a.m. PT
Orange County vs. Maine, Noon PT
LA vs. Georgia2, 8 a.m. PT
LA vs. Tennessee, 10 a.m. PT
LA vs. NH/VT 2, Noon PT