Israel announces roster for 2019 U-20 Men’s Euros

ASHKELON, ISRAEL — Israel Lacrosse has announced their 38-man roster for the men’s national team which will compete at the 2019 U-20 European Lacrosse Championship and associated festivals, held in Prague, Czech Republic from June 26-July 8.

The team will be training and competing together, ultimately splitting into Championship and Festival rosters. In addition to the U-20 European Championship, the blue-and-white will be competing in the Prague Cup (June 27-29), the European Lacrosse Festival (July 3-5), the National Team Challenge (July 6-7) and several other exhibitions and scrimmages.

Israel is currently ranked #6 in the Men’s Junior rankings, behind fellow European powerhouse #5 England. The Israelis will take on host Czech Republic, #7 Ireland and newcomer Poland in pool play of the Championship.

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0 M Dolev Geva Ashkelon, Israel
1 G Max May Hewlett Harbor, NY
2 G Benjamin Friedman Newton, MA
3 A Ronen Abramovich Ashkelon, Israel
4 D Kristopher Pak Sderot, Israel
5 M Ryan Foley Chicago, IL
6 M Yahel Sofer Nehora, Israel
7 M Sagi Hashai Netanya, Israel
8 D Cole Rottenberg Orlando, FL
9 A Ted Wells Manlius, NY
10 M Sam Seidel Los Angeles, CA
11 M Almog Jember Ashkelon, Israel
12 M Jake Suesserman Rye Brook, NY
13 G Yehonaton Lederman Be’er Sheva, Israel
14 M Lidor Ashtamkar Ramle, Israel
15 A Ron Bentura Netanya, Israel
16 A Sam Klein Scarsdale, NY
17 M Liran Sapozhnikov Ashkelon, Israel
18 D Caleb Dion Parkland, FL
19 M/FO Jacob Lansner Trabuco Canyon, CA
21 M Benjamin Weinberg Jericho, NY
22 M Ryan May Hewlett Harbor, NY
23 D Gregory Wells Manlius, NY
26 M Lazar Rihter Ashkelon, Israel
28 D Daniel Yuffa Ashkelon, Israel
30 M/FO Matthew Gunty Bethesda, MD
32 A Liron Glam Netanya, Israel
33 M Ronel Yefrach Nehora, Israel
36 M Dan Schwartz Brookline, MA
37 D Solomon Guangul Ashkelon, Israel
43 M Artur Bergman Černošice, CZ
44 D Charlie Peck Wayland, MA
47 A Albert Bergman Černošice, CZ
53 M Ori Bar David Netanya, Israel
55 M Yakir Yosef Netanya, Israel
60 D Bar Zenou Netanya, Israel
72 D Idan Shtain Or-Haner, Israel
99 D Amit Nafshi Bryn Mawr, PA

General Manager: Seth Mahler
Head Coach: Jacob Silberlicht
Festival Coach/Scout: Ryan Hunter, Ian Kadish
Athletic Trainer: Alex Jzyk