Two CGA lacrosse players selected for US Lacrosse Tourney
CULVER — Two juniors on the Culver Girls Academy lacrosse team were selected to play in the U.S. Lacrosse Women’s National Tournament.
Rory Byrne of South Bend and Kelsi Carr of Kitchener, Ontario will play for the combined Indiana-Kentucky team May 25-26 at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa.
Players must try out for the regional teams in order to participate, and the majority of players in this division are rising seniors. Byrne and Carr will be playing in Schoolgirls Division, which is the largest segment of the tournament. Nearly 50 teams compete annually in this division, and the event has been become one of the marquee college recruiting events in the country.
The U.S. Lacrosse National Tournament began in 1933 to showcase the best women’s lacrosse players in the country.
Byrne has also been selected to play in the Brine All-American Lacrosse Classic on June 30-July 3 in Maryland after a regional tryout. Fourteen teams from across the nation will compete during that competition. Athletes must be rising sophomores, juniors or seniors to compete.