Towson, MD - The Canadian Women’s National Team battled for the full sixty minutes, but was unable to best the USA in the gold medal game of the 2022 World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship on July 9.
The second place finish matched Canada’s best results in 2013 and 2017. Erica Evans scored four goals, and Madalyn Baxter had two.
Canada had three players named to the All-World team—Aurora Cordingley, Dana Dobbie, and Kaylin Morissette. Cordingley tied for Canada’s lead with 26 points (14g, 12a). Dobbie, who also received the Wes Patterson Award, had 13 goals and 13 draw controls and Morrissette led the tournament with 58 draw controls. Dobbie was a repeat selection, making the All-World team in 2017 as well.
Erica Evans led the team with 24 goals, followed by Aurora Cordingley’s 14. Both had 26 points. Madalyn Baxter had 10 ground balls.
Several members of the team will now make their way south, to compete in the 2022 World Games in Birmingham, AL.
The next Women’s World Championship will take place in 2025, location to be announced.
About Lacrosse Canada
Founded in 1867, Lacrosse Canada is the governing body responsible for all aspects of lacrosse in Canada. Our organization is comprised of 10 Member Associations representing nearly 85,000 individual participants, including coaches, officials, and athletes of all ages and abilities. Lacrosse Canada’s mission is to honour the sport of lacrosse and its unique nation-building heritage, by engaging our members, leading our partners, and providing opportunities for all Canadians to participate. Lacrosse Canada oversees the delivery of numerous national championships and the participation of Team Canada at all international events sanctioned by World Lacrosse. Lacrosse Canada is proud to be affiliated with partners that share the same vision and values, including our corporate partners - NormaTec Recovery Systems, RockTape, OPRO, Canadian Red Cross, Westjet, and Baron Rings - as well as our funding partners the Government of Canada, the Coaching Association of Canada, and the Canadian Lacrosse Foundation.
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