Israel announces fall men’s tour schedule in Northeast US

NETANYA, ISRAEL — The Israel men’s national lacrosse team will visit the Northeast US in October to scrimmage some of the world’s top-ranked international, college and club teams on a tour to promote the 2018 FIL World Lacrosse Championships ( which will be held in Israel next July.

The fall schedule, which will also be utilized to evaluate athletes in Israel’s player pool and develop some of the blue-and-white’s future star players, is highlighted by international scrimmages against Team USA and the Iroquois Nationals, who are ranked #2 and #3 in the world, respectively, as well as an ambitious schedule of NCAA opposition which includes top-10 programs such as Towson and Syracuse. The Israelis are winless in their nine previous exhibitions against American college teams.

The 2017 exhibitions will be played under various different rule sets (NCAA vs. International) and in some cases will feature shortened timings.

Israel Men’s National Team Fall Four
Sun, Oct 1 at 11:00 AM – Israel at Syracuse University – (Carrier Dome – Syracuse, NY)
Sun, Oct 1 at 12:30 PM – Israel vs Iroquois Nationals – (Carrier Dome – Syracuse, NY)
Sun, Oct 1 at 3:30 PM – Israel vs Boston University – (Fayetteville-Manlius High School – Manlius, NY)
Wed, Oct 4 at 8:30 PM – Israel at Yale University – (Reese Stadium – New Haven, CT)
Sat, Oct 7 at 8:30 PM – Israel vs Johns Hopkins University – (Homewood Field – Baltimore, MD)
Sun, Oct 8 at 10:00 AM – Israel at United States – (Tierney Field – Sparks, MD)
Sun, Oct 8 at 4:00 PM – Israel vs Towson University – (Tierney Field – Sparks, MD)
Thu, Oct 12 at 8:00 PM – Israel at Adelphi University – (Motamed Field – Garden City, NY)
Sat, Oct 14 at 7:30 PM – Israel vs Lafayette College – (Wards Meadow Fields – Randalls Island, NY)
Sun, Oct 15 at 1:00 PM – Israel vs Tobay Lacrosse Club – (Travers Island – New Rochelle, NY)
Sun, Oct 15 at 2:00 PM – Israel at New York Athletic Club – (Travers Island – New Rochelle, NY)
*Schedule is subject to change