The Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse program announces the official team roster participating in the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships, WILC 2015, scheduled for September 18-27th on Haudenosaunee lands located in North America.
The Iroquois Nationals are the National Lacrosse team for the Haudenosaunee and are serving as the host team for the 2015 WILC for the first time in the tournament’s history.
Lyle Thompson’s record-shattering college career added one last honor Thursday night: A second consecutive Tewaaraton Award.
The Albany attackman, who set NCAA career marks for assists (225) and points (400), collected college lacrosse’s highest honor again Thursday in Washington. Thompson shared the Tewaaraton with his brother Miles last year.
Thirteen teams representing the countries of the Czech Republic, Israel, Serbia, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, Australia, Finland, USA, Canada, England & the Haudenosaunee Iroquois Nationals will vie for the coveted trophy of World Lacrosse Champion during the week long international tournament
Chris Powless genhen was a member of the 1999 Iroquois Nationals Bronze Medalist U-19 Team which traveled to Adelaide, Australia. Chris received a Bronze Medal as a formidable member of the Iroquois National’s first-ever Federation of International Lacrosse World Championship medal team. Chris Powless was selected to the Iroquois Nationals Men’s Team that returned to compete internationally in Perth, Australia in 2002.
The 10 Native American Division I collegiate players are: Kason Tarbell #24, Mohawk Nation, Cornell University, from University of Albany is Seth Oakes #21, Mohawk Nation, Dalton Roundpoint #18, Mohawk Nation, Ky Tarbell #42, Mohawk Nation and Lyle Thompson #4, last year’s Tewaaraton Winner and a 2015 Tewaaraton Finalist from the Onondaga Nation. The University of Denver is home to Zach Miller #33, Seneca Nation and Brendan Bomberry #19 Mohawk Nation. From the mid-south is the University of Virginia, home to player Zed Williams #36, a 2015 Tewaaraton Watch List Candidate from the Seneca Nation. Representing Syracuse University is Warren Hill #3, Mohawk Nation, and Randy Staats #45 a 2015 Tewaaraton Watch List Candidate from the Mohawk Nation.