BALTIMORE – Former Salisbury defender and 2007 graduate Kyle Hartzell will trade in the maroon and gold to don the red, white, and blue of Team USA as he has been selected to the final 23-man roster to represent the United States of America. Hartzell and Team USA will travel to Israel to compete in the Federation of International Lacrosse Men's Lacrosse World Championships.
Hartzell, a member of the 2007 national championship team, is one of eight returning veterans from the 2014 squad that claimed a silver medal in Denver, Col. and one of seven defensive players to make the roster.
The team last took the field on January 6 in the Team USA Spring Scrimmage at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Hartzell finished the game with one caused turnover and a groundball as a member of the Blue team. The game featured a 48-man roster split between two teams and was narrowed down to 23 by Head Coach Jon Danowski and his staff at the game's conclusion.
Team USA will have one final training camp in late June before departing for Israel in early July for the world championships. The championships are scheduled to take place form July 12-21 in Netanya, Israel.
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