Israel Men announce roster for NY Showcase

ASHKELON, ISRAEL — The Israel men’s national team has announced its roster for the New York Showcase weekend, which features games against the MLL Champion New York Lizards and New York Athletic Club.

The team meets their counterparts from NYAC on Saturday night at 7:00 PM at Asphalt Green on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, before taking on Paul Rabil and the Lizards on Sunday at 10:00 AM at US Merchant Marine Academy’s Brooks Stadium in Kings Point, NY.

Israel’s roster for the weekend slate features players from the 2014 FIL World Championship and the upcoming 2016 ELF European Championship teams, as well as other post-collegiate prospects.

1 G Sam Grinberg Bucknell
2 F Charlie Ross Union
3 D Maxx Meyer UPenn
4 D Benjamin Smith Harvard / Johns Hopkins
5 M Casey Cittadino Towson
6 G Eric Schneider Johns Hopkins
7 D Andrew Kruter Lebanon Valley
8 F Adam Fishman Dartmouth
9 M Adam Hull Dartmouth
10 M Joey Manna SUNY Delhi
11 F Scott Weiner SUNY Oneonta
12 D Andrew Pollack Dartmouth
13 D David Better Yale
16 D Eric Loreaux Boston University
18 M Seth Mahler Whittier
22 F Matthew Cherry Dickinson
25 M Josh Offit Duke
26 M Cody Levine Cornell
27 D Adam Crystal Drexel
31 D Mark Jutkowitz Maryland
32 M Daniel Leventhal Tufts
33 F Ari Sussman Dartmouth
36 G Michael Horowitz Muhlenberg
41 F Noah Miller Vermont / McGill
43 M Kyle Bergman Drexel
45 M Aaron Mathias Amherst
56 D Harrison Freid Michigan / St. John’s
81 D Adam Sands Union

Israel National Team head coach Bill Beroza will be joined on the sidelines by Howard Offit, Pete Ginnegar, Jordan Hirsch, and Adam Culbertson.

The games are part of the Israel Lacrosse New York Showcase, which features Men’s, Women’s, Masters and Youth teams representing Israel against top teams from the United States.

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